He left Nazareth and settled in Capernaum, which lies alongside the sea in the area of Zebulun and Naphtali.
This fulfilled what Isaiah the prophet said:
15Land of Zebulun and land of Naphtali, alongside the sea, across the Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles, 16the people who lived in the dark have seen a great light, and a light has come upon those who lived in the region and in shadow of death.a17
From that time Jesus began to announce, "Change your hearts and lives! Here comes the kingdom of heaven!"
As Jesus walked alongside the Galilee Sea, he saw two brothers, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew, throwing fishing nets into the sea, because they were fishermen.
"Come, follow me," he said, "and I'll show you how to fish for people."
Right away, they left their nets and followed him.
Continuing on, he saw another set of brothers, James the son of Zebedee and his brother John. They were in a boat with Zebedee their father repairing their nets. Jesus called them and
immediately they left the boat and their father and followed him.