BibleX: The Gospels

Matthew 1:1-5, Mark 1:1-5, Luke 1:1-4, John 1:1-5

1. Of the four Gospels you read, which three had similar story-like beginnings? How would you describe the one that is different?

2. If this was your first time to read the beginning of John’s Gospel, describe what you thought. Did you find it odd? If you have read John before, re-read this passage as though it was your first time. What do you find intriguing about the language that is used?