Gospels

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matthew

seeks to show how Jesus fulfills the Old Testament

matthew

was a Jewish tax collector that became an apostle

matthew

was traditionally held as the earliest Gospel written

mark

is the shortest Gospel

mark

is the only self-ascribed "Gospel" (only to call itself a Gospel)

mark

was the disciple of Peter

luke

is the only Gentile author of a NT book

luke

is the only author to try to give an "orderly account"

luke

is the only author with a sequel (Acts)

luke

wrote to "Theophilus", possibly a Roman official who agreed to finance the publication

luke

main audience is Gentile Christians

john

was the "beloved disciple" and one of the three in Jesus' inner circle (Peter, James, and John)

john

Only Gospel to trace a three year ministry

john

Gospel is focused on sacramental images (water, bread, wine, etc)

john

focuses on Jesus' identity and relationship with the Father

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