The gospel accounts of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John are similar in many ways. They share the "good news" of the kingdom of G-d and of the King, the Messiah Yeshua, who has come to reconcile His people to G-d. There are some significant differences in the details and manner in which this news is delivered.
The brief outline below contains the unique facets of each of the gospel writings.
|Yeshua is||The Messiah King||The Suffering Servant||The Son of Man||The son of G-d|
|The writer was||A Jewish teacher||A Jewish storyteller||A Gentile historian||A Jewish theologian|
|The major message is||Yeshua is the Messiah because He fulfilled the prophecies of the Tanakh.||Yeshua backed up His words with actions.||Yeshua was G-d but came in human flesh.||Yeshua came in human flesh but was fully G-d.|
|The book's emphasis is on||Yeshua's sermons and words||Yeshua's miracles and actions||Yeshua's humanity||Yeshua's diety and teaching|
|The original readers were:||Jews||Gentile unbelievers||Greek believers||Jewish and gentile believers|