The Gospel of Thomas and Gospel of Judas are extra biblical writings or
gospels. The primary source remains to be the four Gospels: Matthew, Mark,
Luke and John.
Luke narrates his acts in the prologue of his Gospel, which is unusual as
compared to the other Gospels. The author of Luke also writes a second
book, Acts which together with Luke combines to be referred to as Luke-
Most historians say that if we can be sure of anything, we can be sure that
Jesus was crucified by Roman governor, Pontius Pilate.
Jesus of Nazareth indicates specifically he is of a certain place and of a
certain time. Judea was directly ruled by Pontius Pilate. Galilee was ruled
by a king from the nation but under the Romans, named Herod Antipas.
The era and location of these two rulers was when and where respectively
Jesus preached the word of the Lord.
Jesus of Nazareth indicates that he was a particular person who did
particular things. He ended up “doing good and healing all”. This shows that
Jesus was a healer and a miracle worker. In addition to this, he had a
special message meant for the people of Judea. We can infer from this that
he is a preacher and a teacher. He preaches the love command, to love
one another, especially other enemies. He also had a strong preaching of the
kingdom of God, telling all those around him to turn away from their sins.
King of the Jews implies that Jesus was one of the Jews. He led them and
also made controversy with them about the interpretation of the Torah. Very
few of all these things lead to the death or charge of any person, let alone
crucifixion as it is commonplace for a Jew to be controversial towards the
standards and rules set by other Jews.
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