Comparisons of the 4 Gospels

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There are many comparisons of the four Gospels; sometimes you will see the same event in two or more gospels. Sometimes you will notice that some of the stories are almost identical. Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John are all considered as the gospels that present the life of Christ, including the teachings of Christ. The Gospel of Matthew presents Jesus as the Messiah or King of Jews. Matthew consists of five collections of the teachings of Jesus. One way that he presented Jesus as the Messiah was Matthew 27:37,”Above his head they placed the written charge against him: this is Jesus, the king of the Jews”. Matthew was a Jew that was hired by Rome to collect taxes in Capernaum. Where he met Jesus, while he was in a toll booth. Jesus approached him and had dinner with him that is when their mission together began. (Matthew 9:9-13) He was also known as Levi. Jesus called him to be an apostle. Matthew may have been wealthy. He threw a great feast for Jesus. Luke 5:27-32, Verse 27 says, after this, Jesus went out and saw a tax collector by the name of Levi sitting at his tax booth. “Follow me,” Jesus said to him, Verse 28 and Levi got up, left everything and followed him. Verse 29 Then Levi held a great banquet for Jesus at his house, and a large crowd of tax collectors and others were eating with them. Verse 30 But the Pharisees and the teachers of the law who belonged to their sect complained to his disciples, “Why do you eat and drink with tax collectors and sinners? “Verse 31 Jesus answered them, “It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. Verse 32 I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.” Matthews’s audience was the Jews; Jewish ways were not explained in the gospel. The purpose of the book of Matthew was to convince the Jews that Jesus was the promised one or the Messiah. The book of Matthew starts off with a genealogy of

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