Mark 1:5-15 NIV

5 The whole Judean countryside and all the people of Jerusalem went out to him. Confessing their sins, they were baptized by him in the Jordan River.
6 John wore clothing made of camel's hair, with a leather belt around his waist,1 and he ate locusts2 and wild honey.

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7 And this was his message: "After me will come one more powerful than I, the thongs of whose sandals I am not worthy to stoop down and untie.3

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8 I baptize you witha water, but he will baptize you with the Holy Spirit."4

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The Baptism and Temptation of Jesus

1:9-11pp -- Mt 3:13-17; Lk 3:21,22 1:12,13pp -- Mt 4:1-11; Lk 4:1-13

9 At that time Jesus came from Nazareth5 in Galilee and was baptized by John6 in the Jordan.

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10 As Jesus was coming up out of the water, he saw heaven being torn open and the Spirit descending on him like a dove.7

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11 And a voice came from heaven: "You are my Son,8 whom I love; with you I am well pleased."9

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12 At once the Spirit sent him out into the desert,
13 and he was in the desert forty days,10 being tempted by Satan.11 He was with the wild animals, and angels attended him.

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The Calling of the First Disciples

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

14 After John12 was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee,13 proclaiming the good news of God.14

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15 "The time has come,"15 he said. "The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe16 the good news!"17

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