Read Mark 1:1-8
Mark’s gospel may be the shortest of the four, but its power is not to be underestimated. Its fast-moving story of Jesus allows us to see the range of the influence Jesus has.
But the story begins with an announcement that things are going to change. That all that was hoped for is to be fulfilled. That it won’t always be like it is today.
The scene is set for the King to take his place, and the challenge is set up for those listening: are you ready?