The office of John the Baptist.
Mark 1:1 The beginnynge of the Gospell of Iesu Christ the sonne of God Mark 1:2 as yt is wrytten in the Prophetes: beholde I sende my messenger before thy face which shall prepared thy waye before ye. Mark 1:3 The voyce of a cryer in the wildernes: prepare ye the waye of the Lorde make his paches streyght. Mark 1:4 Iohn dyd baptise in the wyldernes and preche the baptyme of repentauce for the remission of synnes. Mark 1:5 And all the londe of Iurie and they of Ierusalem went out vnto him and were all baptised of him in the ryver Iordan confessynge their synnes. Mark 1:6 Iohn was clothed with cammylles heer and with a gerdyll of a skyn a bout hys loynes. And he dyd eate locustes and wylde hony Mark 1:7 and preached sayinge: a stronger then I commeth after me whose shue latchet I am not worthy to stoupe doune and vnlose. Mark 1:8 I have baptised you with water: but he shall baptise you with the holy goost.
Jesus is baptized,
Mark 1:9 And yt came to passe in those dayes that Iesus cam from Nazareth a cyte of Galile: and was baptised of Iohn in Iordan. Mark 1:10 And assone as he was come out of the water Iohn sawe heaven open and the holy goost descendinge vpon him lyke a dove. Mark 1:11 And ther came a voyce from heaven: Thou arte my dere sonne in whom I delyte.
Mark 1:12 And immediatly the sprete drave him into wildernes: Mark 1:13 and he was there in the wildernes xl dayes and was tempted of Satan and was with wilde beestes. And the aungels ministred vnto him.
Mark 1:14 After Iohn was taken Iesus came in to Galile preachinge the gospell of the kyngdome of God Mark 1:15 and sayinge: the tyme is come and the kyngdome of God is at honde repent and beleve the gospell.
calleth Peter, Andrew, James and John:
Mark 1:16 As he walked by the see of Galile he sawe Simon and Andrew his brother castinge nettes into ye see for they were fysshers. Mark 1:17 And Iesus sayde vnto them: folowe me and I will make you fisshers of men. Mark 1:18 And strayght waye they forsoke their nettes and folowed him. Mark 1:19 And when he had gone a lytell further thence he sawe Iames the sonne of zebede and Ihon his brother even as they were in the shyppe mendinge their nettes. Mark 1:20 And anone he called them. And they leeft their father zebede in the shippe with his hyred servauntes and went their waye after him. Mark 1:21 And they entred into Capernau: and streight waye on ye Saboth dayes he entred in to ye synagoge and taught. Mark 1:22 And they merveled at his learninge. For he taught them as one that had power with him and not as the Scribes.
healeth one that had a devil,
Mark 1:23 And there was in their synagoge a ma vexed wt an vnclene spirite yt cried Mark 1:24 sayinge: let be: what have we to do with the thou Iesus of Nazareth? Arte thou come to destroye vs? I knowe the what thou arte eue that holy of god. Mark 1:25 And Iesus rebuked him sayinge: hoolde thy peace and come out of him. Mark 1:26 And ye vnclene spirite tare him and cryed with a loude voyce and came out of him. Mark 1:27 And they were all amased in so moche that they demaunded one of another amoge them selves saying: what thinge is this? what newe doctryne is this? For he comaundeth the foule spirites with power and they obeye him. Mark 1:28 And immediatly his fame spreed abroade throughoute all the region borderinge on Galile.
Peter's mother in law,
Mark 1:29 And forth with as sone as they were come out of the synagoge they entred into ye housse of Symon and Andrew with Iames and Ihon. Mark 1:30 And Symons mother in lawe lay sicke of a fever. And anone they tolde him of her. Mark 1:31 And he came and toke her by the honde and lifte her vp: and the fever forsoke hir by and by: and she ministred vnto them.
many diseased persons,
Mark 1:32 And at even when the sunne was downe they brought to him all that were diseased and them that were possessed with devyls. Mark 1:33 And all the cite gaddred to gedder at the dore Mark 1:34 and he healed many yt were sicke of divers deseases. And he cast out many devyls and suffred not ye devyls to speake because they knewe him. Mark 1:35 And in the morninge very erly Iesus arose and went out into a solitary place and there prayed. Mark 1:36 And Simon and they that were with him folowed after him. Mark 1:37 And when they had founde him they sayde vnto him: all men seke for the. Mark 1:38 And he sayd vnto them: let vs go into the next tounes that I maye preache there also: for truly I cam out for that purpose. Mark 1:39 And he preached in their synagoges throughout all Galile and cast the devyls out. Mark 1:40 And there came a leper to him besechinge him and kneled doune vnto him and sayde to him: yf thou wilt thou canest make me clene.
and cleanseth the leper.
Mark 1:41 And Iesus had copassion on him and put forth his honde touched him and sayde to him: I will be thou clene. Mark 1:42 And assone as he had spoke immediatly ye leprosy departed fro him and was clensed. Mark 1:43 And he charged him and sent him awaye forthwith Mark 1:44 and sayd vnto him: Se thou saye no thinge to any man: but get the hence and shewe thy silfe to ye preste and offer for thy clensinge those thinges which Moses comaunded for a testimoniall vnto them. Mark 1:45 But he (assone as he was departed) beganne to tell many thinges and to publyshe the dede: in so moche that Iesus coulde no more opely entre in to the cite but was with out in desert places. And they came to him fro every quarter.