Luke 4:1-13 new american standard bible (nasb) the temptation of jesus 4 jesus, full of the holy spirit, returned from the jordan and was led around  by the spirit in the wilderness 2 for forty days, being tempted by the devil. What many people don't know, however, is that there's a striking difference between the first three gospels -- matthew, mark, and luke, which are known together as the synoptic gospels -- and the gospel of john. The word gospel means good news, and is a term used to define the written accounts of jesus of nazareth in the new testament the four widely known gospels are the canonical gospels of matthew, mark, luke, and john.
Similarities and differences between matthew's & luke's birth stories galatians 4:4 - paul, writing before any of our gospels only say jesus was born of a woman, nothing miraculous. These charts show some of the unique characteristics and key differences between the gospels of matthew, mark, luke, and john. Indeed several observable differences could be witnessed between mark 6: 45-52 and mathew 14: 22-33 mathew 6:22-33 is not clear on where jesus and his disciples were going to, but mathew just mentioned that they were going to the other side of the lake while he dismissed the crowd.
How many women were at christ's tomb on that first easter morning - 1, 2, 3, or 5 were there two angels or only one that announced his resurrection did jesus appear to his followers at galilee or jerusalem skeptics of christ's resurrection oftentimes claim that the various gospel accounts of. Matthew was directed to the hebrews, mark was written for the romans, and luke was designed to address the greeks john's narrative, however, was cosmopolitan in its thrust each of these works deserves careful reflection. Differences between the gospel of john and the synoptic gospels and acts the gospel according to john is very different than the other three gospels - aka synoptic gospels - (matthew, mark, and luke) as well as the book of acts. Mark did not contain a nativity story or an account of the appearances of the risen jesus and therefore the authors of matthew and luke had little to guide them when they wanted to include this information, resulting in quite different nativity accounts and quite different stories of the risen jesus. The differences between the empty tomb narratives are indicative of multiple, independent affirmations of the story sometimes people say, matthew and luke just plagiarized from mark, but when one examines the narratives closely, the divergences suggest that even if matthew and luke did know mark's account, they also had separate.
Gospel differences the gospel of luke takes a slightly different approach than the gospels of matthew and mark 1) it does not mention the preaching of the gospel at the end-time, but rather focuses upon the preaching of the gospel in the time of the apostles and then introduces the great tribulation. The similarities of the books of matthew and mark, probably has more to do with the time frame in which they were written and the people to whom the books were written than any collusion by the authors. No indication - as there is in the gospels of matthew and mark - that this voice was heard by anyone other than jesus the baptism of jesus according to john.
Matthew tells us there were two demoniacs, while mark and luke only mention one of the two it is unclear why they chose to mention only one, but that does not negate the possibility of a second demoniac being present. The gospels of matthew and luke will be surveyed in order to observe the similarities and differences in these texts these two gospels have been chosen due to the similarities they share from the seventeen parables found in matthew and nineteen in luke, six are held in common. The two-source hypothesis (or 2sh) is an explanation for the synoptic problem, the pattern of similarities and differences between the three gospels of matthew, mark, and luke. Matthew and mark address the 2nd and 3rd questions luke is the only one who includes the lord's answer to the first, and does so in chapter 21 verses 12-24 beginning in verse 25 the end times is in view again.
The differences are as striking as the differences between peter and paul, and for good reason mark wrote his gospel account according to peter's testimony, while luke wrote according to paul's testimony. The main difference between the two are that matthew offers an account of the life of jesus and the old testament evidence that supported the claims that jesus was the messiah mark shows us the suffering servant that jesus was and portrayed him as the savior to all the world, jews and gentiles alike. The gospels of matthew, mark, and luke are referred to as the synoptic gospels because they include many of the same stories, often in a similar sequence and in similar or sometimes identical wording.