After John was put in prison, Jesus went into Galilee,proclaiming the good news of God. "The time has come," he said."The kingdom of God is near. Repent and believe the goodnews!“ (Mark 1:14-15)_ Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues,preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing everydisease and sickness among the people (Matthew 4:23)_ Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven(5:3)._ These twelve Jesus sent out with the following instructions: … Asyou go, preach this message: `The kingdom of heaven is near.'(10:5-7)._ He also said, "This is what the kingdom of God is like. A manscatters seed on the ground … (Mark 4:26). This, then, is how you should pray:‘Our Father in heaven,hallowed be your name,your kingdom come,your will be doneon earth as it is in heaven’ (Matthew 6:9-10).
- the theme of Jesus’ mission and message and how it is reflected in the Lord’s Prayer