The Three Gospels Of Matthew, Mark, And Luke

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Our unity as a community comes from the Gospels that reveal accounts of the life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus. The three gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke are very similar and sometimes grouped together as one; however, each of the synoptic gospels has a unique style and perspective, that distinctively have different views of Jesus’s mission. Because these gospels are inherently so similar, there is lots of debate of which gospel was written first and which one are based off of the other ones. The two-source hypothesis is saying that Gospel of Mark and another source Q, influenced both Matthew and Luke. This hypothesis says Mark was the first to be written and thus set the basic format for how the story of Jesus. Matthew and Luke both have different interpretations of Mark and use other sources to create a unique perspective.…show more content…
Jesus is still a heavenly figure and very close to God but he still acts like a human. “But of that day or hour, no one knows, neither the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father” (Mark 6:32). This shows God is still greater than Jesus and all-knowing, it also shows Jesus’s weaknesses despite being a divine figure. Shown in Mark, Jesus has normal human emotions like frustration, anger, and sadness. Also, Jesus was not above being with ordinary people even sinners. “While he was at table in his house, many tax collectors and sinners sat with Jesus and his disciples; for there were many who followed him” (Mark 2:15). The gospels give insight into the way that Jesus’ acted and socialized with

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