Mark 1:1-20 HCSB

1The beginning # Jn 1:1; Php 4:15 of the gospel # Mt 3:1-12; Lk 3:1-18 of Jesus Christ, the Son of God. # Jn 5:19; Heb 1:2 2As it is written in Isaiah # Mt 3:3; 4:14; 12:17 the prophet: # Other mss read in the prophets # Lk 16:29 Look, I am sending My messenger # Mt 13:49 ahead of You, who will prepare Your way. # Other mss add before You 3A voice of one crying out in the wilderness: # Jn 1:23 Prepare the way for the Lord; # Lk 10:1; 17:5 make His paths straight! # Is 40:3; Mal 3:1 # Is 40:3; Mal 3:1 4John came baptizing # Or John the Baptist came, or John the Baptizer came # Lk 7:29; Ac 22:16 in the wilderness # Rv 12:6 and preaching a baptism of repentance # Or a baptism based on repentance # Lk 3:3; Ac 13:24; 19:4; 26:20 for the forgiveness # Mt 9:2; Lk 24:47 of sins. # Jn 15:22; Ac 26:18 5The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem # Mt 23:37; Jn 11:36 were flocking to him, and they were baptized by him in the Jordan # Gn 13:10; Ps 114:3; Lk 3:3 River as they confessed # Ac 19:18 their sins. # Jn 15:22; Rm 6:23; 1Pt 4:1 6John wore a camel-hair garment with a leather belt around his waist and ate locusts # Rv 9:3,7 and wild honey. # Rv 10:9-10 7He was preaching: “Someone more powerful # Rv 18:8 than I will come after me. # Jn 1:15 I am not worthy # Mt 3:11 to stoop down and untie the strap of His sandals. # Lk 3:16; Ac 13:23-25 8I have baptized you with # Or in water, # Jn 1:26,31,33; Ac 1:5; 8:36; 11:16 but He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.” # Jn 1:33 9In # Mt 3:13-17; Lk 3:21-23 those days Jesus came from Nazareth # Mt 2:23; 4:13; 21:11; Lk 1:26; 2:4,39,51; 4:16; Jn 1:45-46 in Galilee # Mt 17:22 and was baptized in the Jordan by John. 10As soon as He came up out of the water, He saw the heavens # Mt 24:35; Lk 12:33; Ac 17:24; Eph 6:9; Rv 21:10 being torn open and the Spirit descending to Him like a dove. 11And a voice # Jn 5:37 came from heaven: # Rv 14:13 You are My beloved # Lk 20:13; Eph 1:6; Phm 1 Son; # Ps 2:7 I take delight # Is 42:1 in You! # Or In You I am well pleased 12Immediately # Mt 4:1-11; Lk 4:1-13 the Spirit # Jn 1:33 drove # 3Jn 10 Him into the wilderness. # Mt 3:1; Rv 12:6 13He was in the wilderness 40 days, being tempted # Jms 1:13 by Satan. # Mt 4:1,10; Ac 13:10 He was with the wild animals, # Rv 6:8 and the angels # Mt 13:49; Ac 5:19; Rv 14:6 began to serve Him. 14After # Mt 4:17; Jn 4:45 John was arrested, # Mt 3:12; Lk 3:20; 9:7-9; Jn 3:24 Jesus went to Galilee, # Mt 17:22 preaching # Mk 13:10 the good news # Other mss add of the kingdom # Or gospel # Mk 1:1 of God: # Either from God or about God # Rm 15:16; 1Th 2:2,8-9 15“The time # Ps 37:39; Lk 20:10; Jn 7:8 is fulfilled, and the kingdom of God # Mt 3:2; 6:33; 12:28; 19:24; 21:31,43; Mk 4:11; 9:1; 10:14; 12:34; 14:25; 15:43 has come # Mk 9:1 near. # Rm 13:11; 1Pt 4:7 Repent # Ac 3:19; 26:20 and believe # Mk 11:24; Jn 3:16; Ac 10:43; Rm 10:9; 1Pt 1:8-10 in the good news! ” 16As # Mt 4:18-22; Lk 5:1-11 He was passing along by the Sea of Galilee, # Mt 4:18; 15:29; Jn 6:1 He saw Simon # Mt 16:17 and Andrew, # Jn 6:8 Simon’s brother. They were casting a net into the sea, # Mk 7:31 since they were fishermen. 17“Follow Me,” # Mt 4:19 Jesus told them, “and I will make you fish for # Lit you to become fishers of, # Mt 4:18-19; Lk 5:2 people! ” # Mt 4:19 18Immediately they left their nets and followed # Lk 5:11; Jn 8:12 Him. # Lk 18:28 19Going on a little farther, He saw James # Ac 12:2 the son of Zebedee # Jn 21:2 and his brother John. # Jn 21:7 They were in their boat mending their nets. 20Immediately He called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed Him. # Lk 18:28

Mark 1:1-20