Early in the morning, while it was still dark, he rose up and went out, and departed into an uninhabited place, and prayed there.
When it was day, the multitudes looked for him. Simon and those who were with him followed after him; and they found him, and told him, “Everyone is looking for you.” They came to him, and held on to him, so that he wouldn’t go away from them.
But he said to them, “Let’s go elsewhere into the next towns, I must preach the good news of God’s Kingdom to the other cities also. For this reason, I have been sent; I came out for this reason.”
He went into their synagogues throughout all Galilee, preaching and casting out demons.
Source Text Prioritization:
- Mark 1:35-39
- Luke 4:42-44