The Gospels of Matthew and Luke. Tuesday, January 23, 2007. REVIEW. Learned that NT gospel writers were interpreters and not historians Learned that there is a literary relationship between the synoptic gospels (Matthew, Mark and Luke)
Tuesday, January 23, 2007
The Gospel According to Matthew
The Gospel According to Luke
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Matthew edited a writing of the Gospel among the Hebrews in their own language, while Peter and Paul were preaching the Gospel in Rome and founding the Church
The first [Gospel] is written according to Matthew, the same that was once a publican, but afterwards an apostle of Jesus Christ, who having published it for the Jewish converts, wrote it in Hebrew.
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For truly I tell you, until heaven and earth pass away, not one letter, not one stroke of a letter, will pass from the law until all is accomplished.
Therefore, whoever breaks one of the least of these commandments, and teaches others to do the same, will be called least in the kingdom of heaven; but whoever does them and teaches them will be called great in the kingdom of heaven.
Both Matthew and Luke use Q material to provide the words of John the Baptist
1:1 An account of the genealogy of Jesus the Messiah, the son of David, …
21:9 The crowds … were shouting, “Hosanna to the Son of David! …”
9:27 … two blind men followed him, crying loudly, “Have mercy on us, Son of David!”
15:22 … a Canaanite woman … shouting, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David; …”
20:30 … two blind men sitting by the roadside… shouted, "Lord, have mercy on us, Son of David!"
… they shouted even more loudly, "Have mercy on us, Lord, Son of David!"
21:15 … the children crying out in the temple “Hosanna to the Son of David,”
Luke, a Syrian of Antioch, doctor by profession, was the disciple of the Apostles. At a later date he was the disciple of Paul until the death of the latter. After having served the Lord without fault and never having married, he died, full of the Holy Spirit, at Boeotia, aged eighty-four. As gospels had already been written by Matthew in Judea and by Mark in Italy, Luke, under the impulse of the Holy Spirit, wrote his gospel in the region of Achaia. In the prologue he shows that the other gospels had been written before his, but that it was necessary to present to the faithful converted from paganism an exact account of the economy of salvation, lest they should be impeded by Jewish fables or caused to stray from the truth by the deceits of heretics.
Luke, the companion of Paul, wrote the latter’s gospel in a book