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  • Gospels Vs. Medieval Gospels

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    Gospels vs Laws The Gospels are the start of the New Testament that is the story of Jesus Christ and how though him he saved us all by dying on the cross. In the Old Testament were the laws which before Jesus they had to be followed in order to go to heaven. The coming of Jesus resulted in the passing of the time of the Laws. The Gospels are Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. Each had a different author in which they each had a different audience placed in different time periods for different reasons

  • The Gospel Of Matthew As A Gospel

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    Genre & Context The Gospel According to Matthew is the first book of the New Testament in the Bible, and is a Gospel narrative. The narratives provided by the Gospels in the New Testament are here to provide us with descriptions of the life, death, and resurrection of our savior Jesus Christ, as well as to share His teachings. Like any other narrative, it is important to understand the historical and literary contexts surrounding the Gospel of Matthew, as well as the importance and significance

  • The Gospels

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    The Gospels goal is to combine the gospel message with other important material as it relates to Jesus' life and teachings. Collectively to say that Jesus is the one true Savior of the world and through him we could have eternal life. Matthew is claimed to be between AD 80 and 100. Matthew focus was for the Jewish Christians who were being pushed out of their communities in Galilee. It is very important to Matthew that Jesus is the son of Abraham. The Jesus was a jew in the sense of it all. Matthew

  • Gospel Of Matthew

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    In the Gospel of Matthew, the relationship between faith and works is complicated. Matthew juggles this connection throughout the gospel, praising faith during miracles, but also promoting works or actions throughout Jesus’ teachings. The first instance of Jesus praising the actions of his followers was during the Sermon on the Mount (Matthew 5:1-7:28). He starts off the sermon with a metaphor comparing his followers to a light that cannot be hidden (Matthew 5:14-16). Jesus instructs his followers

  • The Dissemination Of The Gospel

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    dissemination of the Gospel. Some believe that spreading the Gospel is unnecessary because God chooses a select few to be saved, and that these “elect” are unable to resist God’s grace. Others teach that “lifestyle evangelism” is the correct method of sharing the good news of Jesus Christ. Still others believe that the proper approach of sharing the Gospel is through door-to-door soul winning and through preaching and teaching in the church. One person’s approach to the Gospel that has been widely

  • The Teachings Of The Gospel

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    (Dictionary.com) The gospel, in sum is the teachings of Christ and the record of his life found in the first four books of the new testament.An age long struggle, since the Gospel message began to spread has been the issue of evangelizing to various cultures and presenting the Gospel in a way relevant to the people. This is the struggle that many missionaries face who work in the fields amongst various indigenous and foreign cultures that carry practices that are strictly against the Gospel. “In proclaiming

  • Gospel And Gospel Of John

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    Analysis In the faith of Christianity, their are four distinct disciples of gospel accounts. Each of the four gospels has its own unique contribution to shaping a precise picture of Jesus. Scholars have contributed a great deal to the understanding of the circumstances of their writing, along with the intentions of their authors. Their are two groups to which the gospels are separated by. The synoptic gospels and the gospel of John. Their are critical differences between these two groups when comparing

  • The Gospel Of Mark Is The Earliest Gospel

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    Dünzl, begins by stating that the Gospel of Mark is the earliest gospel written, shortly after 70 AD. Mark uses the title “Son of God” for the first time in relation to the beginning of Jesus’ public appearance after John the Baptist baptizes him. As Jesus rises from the water a vision is given where the heaven opens, the Pneuma, i.e. the Spirit of God, descends upon him, and a voice from heaven is heard saying, “You are my son, the Beloved; with you I am well pleased.” (cf. Mark1:9-11) (p.4) We

  • The Gospel Of Matthew 's Gospel

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    The Gospel of Matthew historically was thought to be the first Gospel written, followed by the Gospel of St. Mark. Early church historians believed that Matthew was one of the twelve Apostles. Gospel of Matthew according to biblical historians came from the Gospel of Mark. Gospels of Matthew written before the destruction of Temple in Jerusalem in seventy AD. Matthew was a tax collector and as a tax collector considered a sinner by members of the Jewish community. Sinners, because they were unclean

  • The Gospel Of Matthew's Gospel

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    The Gospel of Matthew wrote about Jesus Christ as the King of his kingdom. Written to Jews before the destruction of the Jerusalem temple in A.D. 70, the evangelist uses the various prophets from the Hebrew Old Testament. A key feature of Matthew’s Gospel, therefore, is to understand the prophets of the Old Testament to interpret this synoptic gospel. King Jesus preached about the kingdom of God. The prophet Daniel told his audience that God will set up a new kingdom that will (Daniel 2:44).