Theological Emphases (part 2)
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A discussion of how Matthew portrays Jesus as fulfilling the traditional expectations of the Messiah as well as ways in which he went beyond the traditional expectations. Also, a discussion of specific examples in the four Gospels indicating by the Jewish leadership of Jesus as Messiah.
The Theological Emphases of the Four Gospels
I. What is the historical significance of Jesus?
A. The two-tiered approach of John, Matthew, and Mark
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B. The different approach of Luke-Acts
II. Why did the Jewish leadership reject him?
A. Scripture had to be fulfilled
B. The wickedness of those who rejected him