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Gospel Of Matthew's Gospel

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The first Chapter in the Gospel of Mark and the third Chapter in the Gospel of Matthew discuss the same topic - the baptism of Jesus Christ. As Matthew's Gospels were written after those of Mark, most of Matthew overlapped that of Mark and at times was copied verbatim. For example, the quote in the third line of both gospels was identical, "Prepare the way of the Lord, make straight his paths." Furthermore, as aforementioned they both divulged into Christ's baptism and discussed John the Baptism and his preaching. While sharing similar themes, there are key differences that make each text unique. In Matthew's Gospel, he tends to add information left out by Mark like the quote that identifies Jesus' enemies - the Pharisees and the Sadducees
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