The Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) and Acts are the history books of the New Testament. They
tell us the story of Jesus’ life on earth and how the church got started and spread after He left. The Gospels all tell the same story—the life and ministry of Jesus Christ—but for different audiences. Matthew, Mark, and Luke are called the Synoptic Gospels (meaning “with the same eye”) because they were written from a similar perspective. They recount a lot of the same stories and use many of the same phrases and expressions. But John writes his Gospel from a unique, more intimate point-of-view, and he shares many experiences that the other writers may not have even known about. The Book of Acts was written by Luke, and it is a sequel to his Gospel, telling all about what happened to the believers after Jesus returned to heaven, and how they started churches and spread Christianity all over the Roman Empire. In other words, these first five books of the New Testament tell the most earth-shattering, blow-your-mind, so-good-it-has-to-be-true
The world has never been the same since. story in history.
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