Mark 1:14-20 NIV

The Calling of the First Disciples

1:16-20pp -- Mt 4:18-22; Lk 5:2-11; Jn 1:35-42

14 After John1 was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee,2 proclaiming the good news of God.3

References for Mark 1:14

15 "The time has come,"4 he said. "The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe5 the good news!"6

References for Mark 1:15

16 As Jesus walked beside the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the lake, for they were fishermen.
17 "Come, follow me," Jesus said, "and I will make you fishers of men."
18 At once they left their nets and followed him.7

References for Mark 1:18

19 When he had gone a little farther, he saw James son of Zebedee and his brother John in a boat, preparing their nets.
20 Without delay he called them, and they left their father Zebedee in the boat with the hired men and followed him.