"Jesus’ authority as kingly Messiah rests not in spectacle or selling-out or cutting corners, but rests on His reliance on the Father and Jesus’ costly obedience to the Father even along the road to the cross."
“The time has come,” Jesus said, “The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news!” (1:15)
That was Jesus’ great announcement at the beginning of his ministry in Galilee. And to the two pairs of brothers… “Come follow me,” Jesus said, “and I will send you out to fish for