Tag: Gospel of Matthew

  • John 8 and the Birth of Jesus

    Following are some observations on the curious account of the birth of Jesus which a careful study of the Gospels reveal: In John 8:31 ff., there is a debate between Jesus and the Jews about their descent from Abraham, who is characterized as their father. In verse 39, Jesus calls into question the legitimacy of […]

  • Did Jesus, Mary and Joseph go to Egypt or to Nazareth?

    Did Jesus, Mary and Joseph go to Egypt or to Nazareth?

    In Matthew 2:14, we are told that Joseph took Mary and Jesus to Egypt: “When he arose, he took the young child and his mother by night, and departed into Egypt.” Yet in Luke 2:39, they went to Nazareth after Jesus’ birth: “And when they had performed all things according to the law of the […]

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