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Unformatted text preview: Lecture I I I: Int roduction to the Gospels Matthew o Antioch in Syria o The Sermon on the Mount (5-7) o Around 60 AD o Purpose: Show that the Old Testament pointed toward Christ Jesus = Messiah Genealogy of Christ; traced back to Abraham Alludes to Jewish customs; writes to Jews o Mission of the Gospel Reach out to everyone, Jew and Gentile Only gospel to mention “church” Mark o Written by John Mark, a companion of Paul o Caesarea Philippi Chapter 8, statement of faith by disciples o 50 AD o Purpose: apologetic to Roman, non-Jewish audience o Ending Originally ended at 16:8 16:9-20 came later Luke o Authorship Well accepted by early church that Luke wrote it Luke was a gentile or Hellenistic Jew Not one of the 12, but an eyewitness o Written around 60 AD o Written in Rome o Purpose Wanted to reach out to the gentile audience Appeals to interest in history o Theophilus Luke writes to Theophilus in both Luke and Acts...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course BI 103 taught by Professor Green during the Fall '07 term at Gordon MA.
- Fall '07