• Good News Jesus Gospels Message
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    The Gospels are narratives about the life and time of Jesus. They describe not only Jesus' life but also what was taking place at that time. This helps to give us a better perception of why some things happened the way they did and what it was possibly like for Jesus. We are able to better understand some of the social and political aspects of life during Jesus' time period, which can help us to overall understand the meaning behind the Gospels better. (Bible Dictionary) The story of Jesus' lif...
  • Gospel Good News
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    Gospel Gospel is defined as the good news. In the New Testament times, gospel did not attribute to a book or manuscript, but to a proclamation or message. It was normally referred to as a proclamation of the good news. The good news usually consisted of a victory in battle or other news for the Romans. It also had an effect on the Hebrews by proclaiming the good news to them, especially of Israel's victory over God's victory. More broadly, it can proclaim all of God's glorious acts over Israel. ...
  • Synoptics Matthew And Luke
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    Conceptual Framework The term synoptic is applied to those gospels which appear to have been created from the same traditional sources: Mark, Matthew and Luke. The interconnection of the 'Synoptics' is not, however, simply one of close resemblance, it is also one of striking difference. When compared attentively, the three records appear distinct as well as similar in incidents, plan, and language. The harmony and the variety, the resemblance's and the differences in their portrayal of Jesus, mu...
  • Matthew Mark Luke And John
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    Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John Theocentric Studies-Part I February 2, 1996 The four Gospels are neither histories of the life of Christ nor biographies. They are portraits of the person and work of the long promised Messiah, Israel " king and the world's Savior. As portraits they present four different poses of one unique personality. Matthew by the Holy Spirit presents Christ as King, Mark as Servant, Luke as Man, and John as God. Although featuring Christ as King, Matthew sketches His role as a...
  • Lost Gospel Of Saint Thomas
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    The Gospel of Thomas is a collection of sayings attributed to Jesus of Nazareth. Unless it is merely a collection of materials that mainly were drawn out of the Biblical gospels, as seems unlikely for most if not all of Thomas's ayings, then Thomas is the most important historical source for knowledge of Jesus of Nazareth that exists outside of the Bible. It is the most significant manuscript ever found for the history of earliest Christianity. When the gospel was written is question many schola...
  • Gospels Marks Gospel
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    The new testament contains four (4) accounts of the story of Jesus' life, death and resurrection as presented by Matthew, Mark, Luke, John, The 3 accounts are similar, while Johns bible presents Jesus in a unique way. These differences exist because Matthew and Luke got their information from Mark and John got his information from another source, maybe John did not have access to the other gospels or he chose not to use them. No one really knows the source of John's gospel and we don't know for ...
  • The New Testament Gospels Written
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    The New Testament I. The Primary Source of the Knowledge of Jesusa. Proclaims the Incarnation -- the Word made Flesh -- Jesus becomes Man. Fulfillment of the Promise of the Old Testament II. Collection of books (proclaiming the fulfillment of God's promises through His Son, Jesus) a. Gospels. Written by the evangelists - Matthew, Mark, Luke, John ii. CCC 125 = Gospels are the heart of all the Scriptures as they are the primary source of life and teaching of Jesusiii. Main sources of information...
  • Overview Of The Synoptic Problem
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    Should one fully read the opening four Gospels of the New Testament, he or she can find many similar patterns of literature and themes affording much attention to detail and study. This is what someone such as Merriam Webster would define as the Synoptic Gospels. So, what are and how can we explain the differences and similarities among synoptic authors Matthew, Mark, Luke, and the gospel, John Which Book was written first To what extent did the Evangelists depend on oral tradition, written sour...