tHE DIFFERENCES IN THE FOUR GOSPELS

perspectives are not identical, but they are complementary. We must consider the breathtaking fact that the Church has been dealing with these issues for many centuries. One or two blind men? 8:5-13 / Luke 7:1-10). Luke 17:11-19; John 5:1-15). Jesus normally speaks in the hyperbole of a wisdom teacher, not the legal precision of a Pharisee. There are many passages containing similar jewels to be found by the diligent student of the Word of God who takes the time to compare Scripture with Scripture. Laymon: " The Interpreter's One-Volume Commentary on the Bible Abingdon Press, Nashville, TN, (1991).

Whatever grammatical labels we attach to the two expressions, they are literary devices denoting emotion. But Luke says, Take nothing for the journey no staff (rhabdon presumably no additional staff; while Mark says, Take nothing for the journey except (Mark 6:5) a staff (rhabdon presumably the one already in use. Luke often refers to Christ as the Son of Man, emphasizing His humanity, and he shares many details that are not found in the other gospel accounts. Both sentences can be true at different times in the Easter narrative. 2) To enable us to objectively verify the truthfulness of their accounts. And that is the dominant picture: the places, the names, the crowds, the rural setting, busy Jerusalem.