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Matthew   -7 (33.3%)
Mark   -0 (0%)
Luke   -2 (9.5%)
John   -11 (52.4%)
A non-canon Gospel (hipster)   -1 (4.8%)
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« on: January 10, 2017, 06:03:30 am »
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« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2017, 06:57:39 am »
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I prefer the Gospel of John but Luke is a close second.
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« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2017, 11:34:12 am »
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I don't know.  In language, Mark is my favorite.  In doctrine and teaching, John.  But at Christmas and Holy Week, my family always read out of Luke.  So it could be any of those three, based on which specific aspect you are examining.
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« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2017, 11:57:02 am »
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I like John a lot, but its propensity for treating the reader like an idiot gets a bit grating. Mark's probably my number two.
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« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2017, 05:53:08 pm »
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Luke. It might be John if not for John's nasty attitude about "the Jews".
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« Reply #5 on: January 11, 2017, 07:46:36 pm »
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John, then Matthew
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« Reply #6 on: January 11, 2017, 09:08:01 pm »
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I like John a lot, but its propensity for treating the reader like an idiot gets a bit grating. Mark's probably my number two.

But the reader is an idiot you see Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2017, 10:47:59 pm »
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Matthew. Surprised by the John landslide.
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« Reply #8 on: January 11, 2017, 11:55:15 pm »
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Matthew

Matthew 6:33 is my favorite Bible verse.
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« Reply #9 on: January 12, 2017, 04:06:27 am »
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Matthew, Mark, and Luke pretty much tell the same idea, John is the departure.

That said, while Mark is good for one certain joke about honesty...I have to give it to Matthew.
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« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2017, 08:26:27 pm »
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Matthew. Surprised by the John landslide.

I think the main reason for the John landslide is that John's writing is so much more emotionally charged than the others it makes for easier reading.

Voted John.
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The one about how awesome bible-burning is(sane, not an edgelord).
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« Reply #12 on: January 12, 2017, 09:57:20 pm »
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Nobody seems to like Mark...

and hardly anyone for Luke.
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« Reply #13 on: January 12, 2017, 10:23:49 pm »
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Matthew.

I think it's inevitable that if you're a believing Christian you'll have a higher opinion of John than you would if you aren't.
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