WHO wrote this Gospel?
| Tradition ascribes it to the Apostle Matthew
| John Mark, a disciple of St Peter
| A Syrian (named Luke) from Antioch who was a physician and friend of St. Paul
| WHEN was it written?
| Possibly after the destruction of the Jewish Temple in Jerusalem in AD 70
| 64 AD
| Between AD 65 and 80
| WHERE was it supposed to be written?
| Antioch in Syria
| Corinth in Greece
| WHO was it written for?
| Primarily for Jewish converts to Christianity
| Christians of non-Jewish origin (Gentiles)
| Gentile Christians
| NAME the sections in this Gospel
| Birth of JesusMinistry of John the BaptistBaptism and temptation of JesusPublic ministryGalilee to JerusalemThe last weekResurrection
| The beginning of the GospelPublic ministry to GalileeGalilee to JerusalemThe last weekThe resurrectionAppearances and Ascension
| IntroductionBirth of John the Baptist and JesusBaptism and temptation of JesusPublic Ministry Galilee to JerusalemThe last weekThe resurrection, appearances and ascension
| DETERMINE the themes in this Gospel
| Presents Jesus as the great teacher who has the authority to interpret the Law of God and teach about the kingdom of God
| Jesus pictured as a man of action and authority. Jesus speaks of himself as the Son of Man who came to free people of their sin
| Jesus is Saviour for all, Gentiles, outcasts and sinners
| WHAT is a distinct characteristic of this Gospel?
| Matthew is carefully arranged. It follows a logical progression
| Mark presents the story of Jesus in a straightforward, vigorous way, with emphasis on what He did rather than his word and teaching
| Emphasis is placed on prayer, the Holy Spirit the role of women in the ministry of Jesus an God’s forgiveness of sin
| WHAT is this Gospel’s source or sources?
| Ninety one per cent of a Mark can be found in Matthew and Luke. Likewise Matthew and Luke are Fifty per cent and Forty one per cent consistent, respectively, with the other gospels...
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