Both Matthew and Luke contain accounts of Jesus’ infancy.
But they don’t describe all the same events.
As a result, some have even accused Matthew and Luke of contradicting each other.
What’s the true story? Why did they record different events? And can the two be fit together?
Here are 6 things to know and share . . .
1) Why don’t the Gospels all record the same events as each other?
Because there was too much information to fit into a single book about Jesus.
John notes this specifically, and humorously, at the end of his Gospel (John 21:25).
In the ancient world, they didn’t have the printing technology needed to make large books, and so there was pressure to keep...READ MORE