Summary : What I Learned

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Summary of What I Learned The gospels provides us with four different, yet not conflicting, stories of the birth, life, ministry, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John gives these accounts and are called the synoptic gospels. Each one of these gospels have a key verse, main people they are ministering to, or how they look at Christ. The Gospels displayed that Jesus was the promised Messiah of the Old Testament and that laid the foundation for the teaching of the rest of the New Testament. A complete understanding of the life of Jesus Christ is gained as all four accounts agree with each other much like taking testimony from four different eye witnesses standing on four corners of an intersection where an accident has happened. The Old Testament tells the story and sets the stage for the New Testament. The Jews were chosen by God from all the nations to be a treasured possession as a kingdom of priests, and a holy nation (Ex. 1:5-6). The Old Testament talked about Christ and anticipated His coming as a suffering and glorified Savior. These prophesies were very precise giving details of the Messiah’s lineage, birthplace, conditions around the time of His birth, life, death, and even His resurrection. The story of the four gospels recall the Old Testament prophecies and show how Jesus Christ fulfilled them as the Messiah born of a virgin and the divine Teacher who would be put to death to make it possible for us to receive forgiveness for
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