Matthew-written to Jews in Antioch-to show and tell that Jesus was the Messiah and King of the Jews
Mark-written to Romans in Rome-to show that Jesus was the Servant who served His Father and humanity
Luke-written to Greeks in Asia Minor-to show that Jesus was the Christ but also a man of flesh
John-written to the World-to show that Jesus was the Son of God Most High
90% of John is only in John
Almost 50% of the first 3 Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke) cover the last week of Jesus life
50% of John covers the last 24 hours of Jesus life
Timeline of Jesus life
-6 B.C. - 30 A.D.
-Jesus baptized in 26 A.D.
-Ministry in Capernaum 26 A.D
-Galilean ministry, including calling of disciples 27 A.D. -29 A. D.
-travels outside of Galilee, specifically to the Decapolis 29 A.D.
-Judean ministry 29 A.D.-30 A.D
-Death and Resurrection April 30 A.D.
-Ascension to Heaven June 30 A.D.