Each of the four Gospels reveals a slightly different picture of Jesus. Studying them together can help us understand who Jesus is and what it means to be a follower of Christ. In this one-session adult study participants will explore how the original context of each Gospel shapes the story of Jesus it presents, as well as how the different Gospel stories influence how Jesus is commonly represented in our culture.
If you would like to take a more in-depth look at this topic, check out the book Parallel Lives of Jesus: A Guide to the Four Gospels, by Edward Adams. Available at an amazing 40% discount, Parallel Lives of Jesus is a highly readable introduction to the Gospels that demonstrates how the four canonical Gospels function separately, as unique accounts of Jesus' life, and as narrative renditions of a shared story: the fourfold Gospel.