An Introduction to the Gospel of Luke

Gospel of Luke

Here is an introduction to the Gospel of Luke and the purpose for its being written.The Author of Luke Luke the Physician has also been called Luke the Historian because of the detailed accuracy of this gospel account to which scholars and tradition holds to him being the author.  Luke is the author of both the Gospel of Luke and the Book of Acts, which at one time was one book and was only later broken down into two separate books.   Luke was a companion of the Apostle Paul during his mi … [Read more...]

Who Was Luke the Evangelist?

Who was Luke the Evangelist

Who was Luke, the author of the gospel bearing his name? What was the purpose behind the Gospel of Luke?  Is there a particular audience and reason for this Gospel?The Gospel is Good News The literal meaning of the word “gospel,” which is a derivative of “god-spell,” means “good news” or “glad tidings.”  It is good news for those who have not yet recognized their need for the Savior, Jesus Christ.  The word Gospel is also a word-for-word translation “euangelion” (eu “good,” angelion “message … [Read more...]