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Unformatted text preview: The story we hear is a harmonized version of all the stories Four Source Hypothesis o L Luke o M Matthew o Plus Mark and Q Each Gospel is distinct and is trying to depict a certain Jesus Character. We cant just say that they have different perspectives MATTHEW We want to get a feeling of the claim that the writer tries to express In opening line, we hear that Jesus is from the greatest KING and the Patriarch of the Jewish Religion. Lukes Genealogy is different from Matthews. Why does the genealogy go through Josephs line if he is not the biological father? Note during the birth narrative, the prophets are referred to Magi (definitely not Jewish) come to visit Jesus The Gentiles are the ones who recognize him Herod- Egypt- come back via another way- baptized- Sermon on the Mount (SOUNDS LIKE MOSES!!!!)...
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