THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO
Jesus fasts forty days and is tempted—He begins his ministry, calls disciples, and heals the sick.
was Jesus aled
up of the Spirit into the wilderness bto
of the devil.
And when he had afasted bforty
days and forty nights, che
was afterward an hungred.
And when the atempter
came to him, he said, If thou be the Son of God, command that these stones be made bbread
But he answered and said, It is written, aMan
shall not blive
alone, but by every dword
that proceedeth out of the emouth
the devil taketh him up into the bholy
city, and setteth him on a pinnacle of the temple,
saith unto him, bIf
thou be the Son of God, cast thyself down: for it is written, He shall give his angels charge concerning thee: and in their
hands they shall bear thee up, lest at any time thou dash thy foot against a stone.
Jesus said unto him, It is written again, Thou shalt not atempt
the Lord thy God.
, the devil taketh him up into an exceeding high mountain, and sheweth him all the bkingdoms
of the world, and the glory of them;
saith unto him, All these things will I give thee, if thou wilt fall down and worship me.
Then saith Jesus unto him, Get thee hence, aSatan
: for it is written, Thou shalt bworship
the Lord thy God, and him only shalt thou serve.
Then the devil leaveth him, aand
, behold, bangels
came and ministered unto him.
¶ Now when Jesus had heard that John was cast into prison, he departed into aGalilee
And leaving Nazareth, he came and dwelt in Capernaum, which is upon the sea coast, in the borders of Zabulon and Nephthalim:
That it might be afulfilled
which was spoken by Esaias the prophet, saying,
The land of aZabulon
, and the land of Nephthalim, by
the way of the sea, beyond Jordan, Galilee of the Gentiles;
The people which sat in adarkness
saw great blight
; and to them which sat in the region and shadow of death light is sprung up.
¶ And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were afishers
And he saith unto them, aFollow
me, and I will make you bfishers
And they straightway left their
nets, and afollowed
And going on from thence, he saw other two brethren, James the son
, and John his brother, in a ship with Zebedee their father, mending their nets; and he bcalled
And they immediately left the ship and their father, and followed him.
And his fame went throughout all Syria: and they brought unto him all sick people that were taken with divers diseases and torments, and those which were possessed with adevils
, and those which were lunatick, and those that had the bpalsy
; and he chealed
And there followed him great multitudes of people from Galilee, and from Decapolis, and from Jerusalem, and from Judaea, and from beyond Jordan.