Synoptic Problem

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Discussion of the similarities and differences in the accounts of Jesus' life in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark and Luke.


Synoptic Gospels

Part 1

I. The Synoptic Problem

A. How do you explain the close similarities?

B. Agreements in Wording

C. Agreements in Order

D. Other Agreements

1. Not Chronological

2. Editorial Comments

3. Use of the Old Testament

E. Possible Explanations

1. Oral Tradition

2. Written Tradition

F. Luke 1:1-4

1. Accounts - Written

2. Delivered - Oral


40 min