Synoptic Gospels Research Paper

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I’m familiar with the term Synoptic Gospel. The Synoptic Gospels includes similar stories found in the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. They stand in difference to John, his content is somewhat distinctive. Each Gospel is written to different audiences, but the subject matter are the same and treated in similar ways. Synoptic in the Greek, which means presenting or taking the same point of view . Each writer (Matthew, Mark, and Luke) including John, establish four independent accounts of the Jesus’ life. Each writer composes his own eyewitness testimonies to the life of Jesus, not using the work of another. John’s Gospel omits some important incidents that the synoptic Gospels include, such as, the transfiguration, the Lord’s super, …show more content…

I would first give scripture to show proof that the Gospels are biblical and truthful. 2 Timothy 3:16 clarifies that “All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right” (NLT). Next I would explain that their names are the first four books of the New Testament and they are known as the Gospels. These first four books are important because they describe the life of Jesus in some kind of shape, form, or fashion. Matthew and John was a part of the original twelve disciples who were taught by Jesus. They were people from different walks of life, with jobs and families who followed the life of Jesus and were inspired to write about it. Matthew was a well-educated tax collector who states that Jesus is the Messiah. Mark was a follower of Jesus who was known as Peter’s interpreter and he wrote the observations of Peter’s memories of spreading the gospel to the Gentiles. Luke was taught the gospel from Paul. Luke was a physician who spoke with the Apostles and others who were eyewitnesses to the events in Jesus life. John’s writing was different than the others, he wrote on the divine nature of Jesus as the Son of

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