Reflection Of Gospels

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Everyone knows the gospels are very important to the Catholic Church, But why? We read them at mass every Sunday so they must have a deeper meaning. Well that’s just it. They teach about Jesus’ life on earth, his death and resurrection. They might differ from each other but that is because they were written by four different authors. They’re Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Some of his most trusted apostles. The gospels inform us on Jesus teaching and life. This is why we know the correct way we should live our lives and how to achieve the ultimate goal, heaven.
Matthew was the first author. The symbol for the gospel of Matthew is a winged man. His book contains over 125 Old Testament quotes. As Jesus would perform miracles and make decisions, Matthew highlights how Jesus ministry was proclaimed in the Old Testament. Matthew also uses two phrases that none of the other gospels use. Instead of saying the Kingdom of God he would say the Kingdom of heaven to respect the Jews name of the lord. It is believe that he wrote for the Jewish audience. This is one of the more obvious clues. Matthews gospel is also one out of the three synoptic gospels. They shared many of the same accounts with same words in the same order. He also would introduce Jesus as Messiah.
The second book in chronological order presented in the New Testament was Mark. Mark whose full name was John Mark an associate with Simon Peter, one of the 12 apostles that followed Jesus throughout His public ministry on
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