Jesus And The Gospels

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Jesus and the Gospels

Jesus and the Gospels


From the beginning of the second century, when the Gospels were assembled and went to the address, as the Four Gospels, the faithful were wondering about the differences between the Gospel of John and the other three Gospels. It is clear that the Synoptic Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke have much in common with respect to the order, design and style, even in the contents of entire passages that are literally identical. Obviously, John stands out from these three. In the first century it has led scholars to conclude that the Gospel of John was written last to complete the rest of the Gospel. It seems that there was always a desire to protect the authenticity of John, explaining the differences from the other three Gospels.


The similarities between the story of John and the other Gospels should be discussed first. In the end of the book of John, His goal was the proclamation of Jesus Christ, the unique Savior and was calling people to have faith in Him. All four Gospels share a common tradition, based on the words and deeds of Jesus, and the apostolic teaching about Him. John and the other three evangelists is not because that John used the Synoptic Gospels, and the presence of common characteristics, but likely because John and the other authors used a general tradition, something that John specifically used one of them as a source (Theissen & Maloney, 1998). Obvious similarities put them in the Four Gospels and the same fundamental genre of biblical literature.

Noting the similarity of the Gospel of John with the synoptic Gospels, it is important to pay attention to the differences. John built the first part of his gospel around the seven signs, one of which is described in ...
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