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Jesus reads from Isaiah and angers everyone, then he heals people and casts out demons: Mark 1:14–15; Matthew 4:12–17; Luke 3:23; John 4:46–54; Luke 4:16–30; Mark 1:21–28; Luke 4:31–37; Mark 1:29–34; Matthew 8:14–17; Luke 4:38–41; Mark 1:35–39; Luke 4:42–44; Matthew 4:23–25

After John was arrested, Jesus left for Galilee and started preaching the Good News:

Mark 1:15 The Kingdom of God is near! Repent of your sins and believe the Good News!’

The Good News was salvation and more: it was the start of Jesus healing the sick and raising the dead.  It started with bringing salvation to the Samaritan village (the woman at the well) and then, while in Cana, where He was already famous for turning water into wine, Jesus healed an official’s son just by His words.

The father, of course, wanted Jesus to go back with him to pray for the boy, but Jesus knew this wasn’t necessary:

John 4:49 The official pleaded, ‘Lord, please come now before my little boy dies.’ Then Jesus told him, ‘Go back home. Your son will live!’ And the man believed what Jesus said and started home.

The boy was healed, of course. It turned out to be the time Jesus said ‘Your son will live’.

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