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Why Are There Four Gospels? How Are They Unique?

Most of us know to flip to the four Gospels if we want to study the life and ministry of Jesus. But how and why do the four Gospels differ? What makes each one unique? In Discovering Jesus: Why Four Gospels to Portray One Person? T.D. Alexander explains how each Gospel offers different themes and perspectives on the account of our Savior.

  • Matthew: Jesus as the son of David who establishes the kingdom of heaven.

  • Mark: Jesus as the Son of God who suffers to ransom others.

  • Luke: Jesus as the Savior of the world who seeks the lost.

  • John: Jesus as the Lamb of God who brings eternal life through a new exodus.

By understanding the unique contribution that each Gospel makes to our knowledge of Jesus, we can derive a richer understanding of who he is. Learn more about Discovering Jesus: Why Four Gospels to Portray One Person?

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