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    that testify about me,” John 5:39 (New International Version). The Gospels are important because it fulfills the prophecies of the Old Testament of Christ coming. Isaiah 9:6 (New Living Translation) says, “For a child will be born to us, a son will be given to us; And the government will rest on His shoulders.” Isaiah foretells this coming of the Gospels. What are the Gospels? “Justin Martyr (d. 164 c.e.) called the Gospels “memorabilia” (apomnēmoneumata), the “memoirs of the apostles…,” writes deSilva. Consequently, some unique interpretive keys to the gospels are Jesus and evangelism. Jesus is the central interpretive person in each of the Gospels. He is…

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    The Gospels Mark Matthew Luke John ---Vancy Google image-By Mike Bennett Gospels Greek word “evangelion” Testimonies of Faith. They are faith sources rather than historical sources. Good news which came out from the Jesus’ follower. The mission of Gospels is written to proclaim a messages of the faith in Jesus. The information that contains about Jesus’ works, life, massage, death and resurrection. NOT BIOGRAPHIES! Chronologically organized Memoirs of the apostles…

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    The Bible has four gospels but, only two of them contain the nativity story. The two gospels that have the nativity story are the Gospel of Matthew and the Gospel of Luke. Both are similar on a literary level which can be explained by the synoptic problem. The Gospel of Mark and the source “Q” were the basis of these two gospels. Matthew and Luke shared sources but, they had their individual sources too. The genealogy, the nativity, and the childhood of Jesus played significant roles within the…

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    The gospel of Luke is unique from the other synoptic gospels because not only was he Greek, he converted to Christianity and portrayed Jesus as a man filled with spirit; a man of prayer and compassion, especially for the oppressed and for people living on the fringes of society. Luke presented Jesus in such way that he can be seen as a verifiable historical figure, as a teacher and an important prophet in the bible. He also recognises the women in Jesus life, and includes parables about then and…

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    Exegetical Paper Many people view wealth as the solution to all of their problems, but in the gospel of Mark, Jesus takes another side. He calls his followers to give up all their earthly possessions and be fully dependent on him. This is a picture of our dependence on God for our eternal destiny. Jesus calls christians to a radical, sacrificial life in Mark 10:21. The second gospel, the Gospel of Mark, was written by the apostle Mark. He wrote this book primarily based off the teachings of…

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    Over the years much study has been done of the Gospels. Each time a scholar begins to study the Gospels they must take a step back and determine what the Gospels mean to them. Scholarly methods can depend upon one’s view of the Gospel’s authoritative nature. Scholarly study of the Gospels utilizes either a critical methodology or one where the Gospels are seen as an authority set by God due to being sacred text (Harris, 2011). The use of fundamentalist methodology in which the Gospels are viewed…

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    Gospel Of Luke Essay

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    The Gospel of Luke and Jesus in Our Lives Today The Gospel of Luke shows significant relevance to all aspects of our daily Christian lives whilst successfully reinforcing the teachings and actions of Jesus Christ. Through Luke’s Gospel, we can encounter Jesus firsthand and understand his teachings in depth in order to extensively implement them to live a God-fearing life and inspire others to do the same. Jesus is the bringer of salvation, good news and the Kingdom of God. He was the first to…

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    Gospel Of Peter

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    The Gospel of Peter is obviously not found in the New Testament or in any other part of the Bible for that matter. This is for both obvious reasons and likely some reasons we do not know. When deciding what Gospels to include in the New Testament the religion leaders of the time chose not to include Peter’s Gospel. Scholars recently discovered this after finding Peter’s Gospel someplace in Egypt. Scholars found that Peter reserved a large portion of his story to describe story of Jesus’s death…

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    Gospel Of Mark

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    Within the New Testament, the gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John work together to give accounts of the life of Jesus; Mark, though, uniquely focuses on Jesus as God. Each of these gospels give an insight into the life of Christ from their perspective. Each of the authors was moved by the Holy Spirit to write their thoughts down onto paper. Each one of these authors had the, “primary purpose…to present the gospel message and call people to faith” (Elwell & Yarbrough, 2013, p. 57). They…

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    The Four Gospels Essay

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    The four Gospels written by Matthew, Mark, Luke and John work together to present Jesus. An in-depth look that reviews structures, themes, authors, setting, and date of each Gospel, are ways to shape each Gospels contribution to the portrait of Jesus. By doing so, this pinpoints how they are similar and different from each other. What some referred to as, “memoirs of the apostles”, are not considered to be a biography of Christ, rather, the same information arranged and written as their…

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