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Matthew and His Prologue

Simone Cantarini, "Saint Matthew and the Angel"

by Oleg Kostyuk Today, I would like to take a look at the prologue of the Gospel of Matthew. Prologue is a word of Greek origin, which simply means “introduction.” Normally all texts include an introduction. The same can be said about the Gospels: they also have introductions, which sometimes also called the prologues. The […]

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Mark and His Prologue

Vecellio Tiziano, "St Mark"

by Oleg Kostyuk [audio:http://crossconnection.hopetv.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/Intro-to-Mark-Medium.mp3|titles=Mark and His Prologue] Welcome to Cross Connection. Let us experience together how the Word of God comes alive when we study it.  Today we will look at Mark’s introduction. I believe that the reader who misunderstands the beginning almost inevitably misunderstands the conclusion. If we look carefully at the Gospel according […]

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Luke and His Prologue

by Oleg Kostyuk Today, we will look at the introduction to the Gospel of Luke. Let us look at the first four verses of the Gospel according to Luke: Inasmuch as many have taken in hand to set in order a narrative of those things which have been fulfilled among us, just as those who from […]

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John and His Prologue

by Oleg Kostyuk Let us look at the introduction of John’s Gospel today. “In the beginning was the Word” (John 1:1a). The very first verse of the Gospel takes us to a world which was not even created yet and reveals the Word. John does not say clearly that the Word is Jesus but we […]

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