Four Perspectives

in Bible Study Jesus

Here's Darrell Bock with today's Bible Minute.

As we gear up for Super Bowl Sunday, let's take a moment to consider the "wonderful technology" of instant replay. What does this have to do with the Bible? Stay with me.

You see, during the Super Bowl you may have up to 30 cameras looking at the same play. But because they're looking at that play from different angles, certain cameras will show things that other cameras will not show. That's the beauty of instant replay; you get the full picture.

Well, the same principle applies to the gospel accounts of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. They give us not one, but four different perspectives of the same story. And like the camera angles, these different perspectives actually help us get the full picture. In other words, they don't contradict one another. Rather, they complement each other. And that's an important principle to remember when you read God's Word.

For more about God's Word, come to backtothebible.org.