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ARREST AND ADVANCE

SYNOPSIS – Jesus began to announce the arrival of the kingdom of God following the arrest of John the Baptist– Mark 1:14-15

Jesus did not begin to proclaim the impending Kingdom of God until after the arrest of John the Baptist. This was indicative of the opposition and adversity that would characterize his ministry. At the time, the region of Palestine consisted of three territories – Judea, Samaria, and Galilee. The latter was the largest and covered most of northern Palestine. Galilee had a mixed population of Jews and Gentiles.

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