And he said to them, “Go into all the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.
And whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone, so that your Father also who is in heaven may forgive you your trespasses.”
Then he returned from the region of Tyre and went through Sidon to the Sea of Galilee, in the region of the Decapolis.
And after he had taken leave of them, he went up on the mountain to pray.
And immediately the king sent an executioner with orders to bring John's head. He went and beheaded him in the prison
But an opportunity came when Herod on his birthday gave a banquet for his nobles and military commanders and the leading men of Galilee.
They came to the other side of the sea, to the country of the Gerasenes.
But no one can enter a strong man's house and plunder his goods, unless he first binds the strong man. Then indeed he may plunder his house.
And rising very early in the morning, while it was still dark, he departed and went out to a desolate place, and there he prayed.
Now after John was arrested, Jesus came into Galilee, proclaiming the gospel of God,
The Spirit immediately drove him out into the wilderness. And he was in the wilderness forty days, being tempted by Satan. And he was with the wild animals, and the angels were ministering to him.
And Jesus came and said to them, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me.
Now after the Sabbath, toward the dawn of the first day of the week, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And behold, there was a great earthquake, for an angel of the Lord descended from heaven and came and rolled back the stone and sat on it. His appearance was like lightning, and his clothing white as snow. And for fear of him the guards trembled and became like dead men. But the angel said to the women, “Do not be afraid, for I know that you seek Jesus who was crucified. ...
Then was fulfilled what had been spoken by the prophet Jeremiah, saying, “And they took the thirty pieces of silver, the price of him on whom a price had been set by some of the sons of Israel,
Do you think that I cannot appeal to my Father, and he will at once send me more than twelve legions of angels?
Again, for the second time, he went away and prayed, “My Father, if this cannot pass unless I drink it, your will be done.”
And going a little farther he fell on his face and prayed, saying, “My Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me; nevertheless, not as I will, but as you will.”
So that on you may come all the righteous blood shed on earth, from the blood of innocent Abel to the blood of Zechariah the son of Barachiah, whom you murdered between the sanctuary and the altar.
“But woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you shut the kingdom of heaven in people's faces. For you neither enter yourselves nor allow those who would enter to go in. Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! For you travel across sea and land to make a single proselyte, and when he becomes a proselyte, you make him twice as much a child of hell as yourselves.
On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.”