Mark One - Associated Content from Yahoo! - associatedcontent.com: "Marks terse setting of the scene for his narrative is comparable to the opening scene of Hamlet. No wasted words. It is almost as if we know that his audience is aware, as we are, that John was arrested (plus the rest of the story). Jesus came into Galilee. Terse. And now, the beef. Preaching what? Not, Hey folks, I am the messiah and. Not, Create a Trinity, with me in there. Here is what Mark says: Jesus came preaching the gospel, good news, of the kingdom of God. The realm of Abba."