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  • The Gospels

    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 Second Gospel: The Gospel Of Mark

    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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  • The Gospel Of Matthew And The Gospel Of Luke

    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 Four Gospels Essay

    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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  • Gospel Of Luke Essay

    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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  • The Gospel Of Luke

    The Gospel of Luke was written in the mid-80’s AD in Corinth. It is the longest of the 4 gospels in the bible, and was possibly written by a woman who attributed it to Luke. Gospels are formed in three main stages. The first stage of the gospel development is the life and teachings of Jesus as he travelled through the country speaking, teaching, performing miracles and healing, which happened in the late 20’s AD. The second stage is about the post-resurrectional teachings by the apostles, and…

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  • The Gospel Of Matthew

    When it comes to the Gospel of Matthew, there are very different perspectives when it comes to Jesus. At the time of Matthew writing his gospels, his main focus was on mainly to provide people who were in a sense “like him” to hear the great news when it came to Jesus. One of Matthews main purposes was to be able to provide everyone and anyone who wanted to listen the story of how Jesus lived, died, and then brought back; this is why the Gospel of Matthew is a matter of fact called the Gospel…

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  • Research Paper On The Gospel Of John

    taught about the ages before Christ and God’s dealings with humanity and the covenant which was made with Adam and Eve, Noah and Abraham with Moses etc., which were described by the Prophets. The New Testament has taught that God’s dealings with humanity were through Jesus Christ and it includes the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. Matthew, the tax collector, is the most important Gospel of all because it contains all the elements important to the early church: the story of Jesus’s…

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  • Quotes From The Gospel Of Jesus

    Like Peter, Jesus gave us His keys, the gospel and He called every one of us to be the faithful steward of the Kingdom. We have a great privilege and responsibility to save lives to be part of building His Church by adding one stone at a time. In Closing, on Pentecost Sunday, the Holy Spirit came down and through powerful preaching of Peter Sunday Church was born as Jesus promised. As Christians gather together on Sundays, they grew in faith and then went out to share the gospel of…

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  • Matthew's Gospel

    The purpose of the Gospels was to show how Jesus had a purpose for each people group, and how Jesus' love was reflected to each of the Gospel people groups. Matthew's Gospel was a linear Gospel in a sense that it reflected the OT and fulfilled the new testament. The prophesies from OT are directly shown through the gospel of Matthew. This book was written in 60s A.D. Mark is often overlooked because it is the shortest Gospel, and it also doesn't have the same stories that Matthew's book does.…

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