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The Gospel According to Luke, also called the Gospel of Luke, or simply Luke, is the third of the four canonical Gospels. It tells of the origins, birth, ministry, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ

The Gospel According to Luke, also called the Gospel of Luke, or simply Luke, is the third of the four canonical Gospels. It tells of the origins, birth, ministry, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus Christ. Luke is the longest of the four gospels and the longest book in the New Testament; together with Acts of the Apostles it makes up a two-volume work from the same author, called Luke–Acts.

Recommended Books for the Study of Early Christian Writings. Information on the Gospel of Luke. The first question that confronts one when examining Luke and Acts is whether they were written by the same person, as indicated in the prefaces

Recommended Books for the Study of Early Christian Writings. The first question that confronts one when examining Luke and Acts is whether they were written by the same person, as indicated in the prefaces. With the agreement of nearly all scholars, Udo Schnelle writes, "the extensive linguistic and theological agreements and cross-references between the Gospel of Luke and the Acts indicate that both works derive from the same author" (The History and Theology of the New Testament Writings, p. 259).

Luke-Acts are just one of four different books that recount the Gospel of Jesus. No other part of the Bible uses four different books to tell the same story

Luke-Acts are just one of four different books that recount the Gospel of Jesus. No other part of the Bible uses four different books to tell the same story. While it is true that the Gospels all repeat the same basic story, one right after the other, each telling of the story is different, not in the facts presented, but in the perspective from which they are told

Luke–Acts does not name its author

Luke–Acts does not name its author. According to Church tradition this was Luke the Evangelist, the companion of Paul, but while this view is still occasionally put forward the scholarly consensus emphasises the many contradictions between Acts and the authentic Pauline letters.

Read the Book of Luke online. They are addressed to the same individual, Theophilus, and the second volume refers to the first (Ac 1:1). Certain sections in Acts use the pronoun "we" (Ac 16:10-17; 20:5-15; 21:1-18; 27:1 - 28:16), indicating that the author was with Paul when the events described in these passages took place.

Luke and Acts, a part of one author's work in the Bible are outstanding in communicating the gospel and the .

Luke and Acts, a part of one author's work in the Bible are outstanding in communicating the gospel and the beginning of the church. In Acts Barclay does an indepth article on the Holy Spirit's work at Pentecost and in the developing of the Church. 2 people found this helpful. One person found this helpful.

Luke 1:1 Forasmuch as many have taken in hand,. From hence, to the end of Luk 1:4 is a preface of the evangelist to his Gospel, setting forth the reasons of his writing it; and which he wrote and sent to the excellent Theophilus, for the further confirmation of him in the faith of Christ.

Location and Audience: Luke-Acts comprises about 60% of the New Testament’s .

Location and Audience: Luke-Acts comprises about 60% of the New Testament’s content. Luke writes to the influential Theophilus, a man of great standing and prominent status. The association that the Third Gospel holds with the book of Acts illustrates the association that the author had with the apostle Paul due to the we passages in Acts. The external evidence unanimously holds Dr. Luke as the author of Luke-Acts. No other contenders exist. The date of the Gospel must be in the early 60s due to the necessity of Acts being completed by AD 64.

Author: The Gospel of Luke does not identify its author

Author: The Gospel of Luke does not identify its author. From Luke 1:1-4 and Acts 1:1-3, it is clear that the same author wrote both Luke and Acts, addressing both to most excellent Theophilus, possibly a Roman dignitary. The tradition from the earliest days of the church has been that Luke, a physician and a close companion of the Apostle Paul, wrote both Luke and Acts (Colossians 4:14; 2 Timothy 4:11). Purpose of Writing: As with the other two synoptic gospels-Matthew and Mark-this book’s purpose is to reveal the Lord Jesus Christ and all He began to do and to teach until the day he was taken up to heaven (Acts 1:1-2).

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