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    John’s Biography of Jesus - Table of Contents and Text John was a Jewish fisherman from the northern Israeli town of Capernaum, where Jesus spent most of his final three years. John was one of Jesus’ three closest disciples. His biography of Jesus is found in the Bible’s New Testament section, called the Gospel (Good News) according to John. John also wrote three letters to early followers of Jesus (I John, II John and III John), and toward the end of his life he scribed a message which he claimed was sent by an angel containing the "Revelation of Jesus Christ."

    Matthew’s Biography of Jesus - Table of Contents and Text Matthew was a Jewish tax collector from the northern Israeli town of Capernaum, where Jesus spent most of his final three years. Matthew was one of Jesus’ closest twelve disciples. His biography of Jesus is found in the Bible’s New Testament section, called the Gospel (Good News) according to Matthew.

    Luke’s Biography of Jesus - Table of Contents and Text Luke was a Greek physician from the coastal town of Antioch. Luke’s biography of Jesus was addressed to the “most excellent Theophilus” in a effort to provide “an orderly account” of what actually happened.Luke’s biography of Jesus is found in the Bible’s New Testament section, called the Gospel (Good News) according to Luke.

    Mark’s Biography of Jesus - Table of Contents and Text Mark was a Roman national living in Jerusalem, who initially learned about Jesus through Peter, perhaps Jesus’ closest follower. His biography of Jesus is found in the Bible’s New Testament section, called the Gospel (Good News) according to Mark.