You asked: Did the evangelists know Jesus?

The New Testament writers who knew Jesus in person are: Matthew, John, Peter, James, Jude. Mark got his information from Peter. Jesus appeared to Paul when he was on the road to Damascus. Luke got his information from the disciples and from Paul.

Did any of the evangelists know Jesus?

Davies and E. P. Sanders state that: “on many points, especially about Jesus’ early life, the evangelists were ignorant … they simply did not know and, guided by rumour, hope or supposition, did the best they could”.

Which disciples didnt meet Jesus?

The Gospel authors are attributed to the Apostles but most likely didn’t write those Books. Of those authors, Luke and Mark are on the list of no contact with Jesus. Paul, arguably the greatest among them all. Paul did not meet Jesus Christ ‘in the days of his flesh’ that is, before his death and resurrection.

Did Matthew Mark Luke and John know Jesus?

Did Matthew Mark Luke and John know Jesus? None of them met Jesus, and none of them wrote the Gospel, which was written many years after Jesus’ crucifixion. The Gospel is anonymous, with only Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John as names.

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Did St Paul ever meet Jesus?

The answer is NO. Paul never met Jesus in person at any given time. Not only that but Paul never heard of Jesus miracles either at any given time. Not only that, but Paul never wrote about the miracles of Jesus in any of his 14 books.

When did Paul see Jesus?

Jesus’s post-resurrection appearance to Paul is described in detail in Acts 9:1–19; 22:6–16; and 26:12–23.

Is the Bible accurate history?

Modern archaeology has helped us realize that the Bible is historically accurate even in the smallest of details. There have been thousands of archaeological discoveries in the past century that support every book of the Bible.

Why are Mark and Luke not apostles?

First, because Jesus didn’t call them to be Apostles. As for the other Gospels, Mark was said to be not a disciple but a companion of Peter, and Luke was a companion of Paul, who also was not a disciple. According to tradition, the author, Mark is not an apostle himself.

How long after Jesus died was the Bible written?

Written over the course of almost a century after Jesus’ death, the four gospels of the New Testament, though they tell the same story, reflect very different ideas and concerns. A period of forty years separates the death of Jesus from the writing of the first gospel.

Where was Paul when Jesus was crucified?

This suggests that he was never in Jerusalem during the final days of Jesus or during the immediate aftermath. Paul was not present at the crucifixion of Jesus.

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Did Luke actually know Jesus?

Luke is an interesting writer because he did not know Jesus Christ personally. He became a follower after the Lord’s death, when Paul taught him the gospel. … McConkie (1915–85) of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles says that Luke probably got his information about Jesus’s birth from Mary herself.

Did John the Baptist know Jesus?

John the Baptist says twice: “I did not know him” (Jn 1:31, 33). While it is possible that John and Jesus, though cousins, did not know each other, this seems unlikely. … This new vision is a work of the Holy Spirit, an anointing that enables John to see the depths and heights of Jesus’ glory as never before.

Did the writers of the New Testament know Jesus?

Yes. The authors who were disciples knew Jesus personally. Also Paul (Saul) who Jesus met on the road to Damascus wrote many Epistles in the New Testament. He was the person who had the most DIRECT and wonderful contact with Jesus our Lord and Savior.

How was Saul converted to Paul?

Because Saul prayed to know the Lord’s will and was obedient after being blinded, his sight was restored and he learned and accepted the gospel of Jesus Christ. He was known from then on as Paul, and he dedicated his life to teaching and testifying of the Savior and His gospel.

Was Paul alive when Jesus was alive?

Yes, he was! Paul was an adult in the couple of years immediately following the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus Christ so he must have been alive during Jesus’ lifetime… Yes.

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Did Paul in the Bible have a wife?

Paul may have been widowed or divorced at the time of his writing to the Corinthians, but we can be sure that he was married at one time. Paul’s Judaic background would have required it. … So this seems to indicate that Paul was married, but that he simply did not take his wife with him in his ministry.