What are the Gospel accounts?
1: The Gospel accounts are not an attempt to get a chronological balanced biography of the life of Jesus.
2: They are not an attempt to give a full rendering of the exact sayings and actions of Jesus down to the last detail.
3: The 4 gospel accounts are the written record of God's redemptive history.
4: The Gospels are 4 independent and cohesive portraits of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ.