The Gospel of Luke

1070 Words Feb 2nd, 2018 4 Pages
Luke does tell a lot of the same things as Matthew and Mark but a much more in depth description and explains Jesus identity, his journey, the religious leaders of the time, and his resurrection and crucifixion. Luke portrays Jesus in a human like perspective, as a teacher to all. Luke shows Jesus lineage is traced back to Adam and Eve; Adam and Eve were the first humans so to trace his ancestors back to them is showing how he was born to parents just like you and I. Jesus is a teacher of human ethics, on how we are intended to live our lives. Jesus was the teacher of these things, throughout Luke he tells the story of Jesus and how he traveled from town to town, city to city teaching these ethics to as many people as he could. His focus was primarily on the poor, weak and needy. Jesus was focused on his impact in society as a whole; Luke refers to Jesus as a philosopher, social critic and social reformer. Luke shows how Jesus taught “But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil. Be merciful, even as your Father is merciful. “Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not,…
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