Acts 13:24; Mark 1:1–4

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Acts 13:24

24 Before his coming, sJohn had proclaimed ta baptism of repentance to all the people of Israel.

Mark 1:1–4

John the Baptist Prepares the Way

The beginning of the gospel of Jesus Christ, athe Son of God.1

bAs it is written in Isaiah the prophet,2

cBehold, I send my messenger before your face,

who will prepare your way,

dthe voice of one crying in the wilderness:

ePrepare3 the way of the Lord,

make his paths straight,

fJohn appeared, baptizing in gthe wilderness and proclaiming ha baptism of irepentance jfor the forgiveness of sins.