Introduction to the Gospel of Luke 1.1-4


What does Evangelist Luke talk about in the foreward, how different is the Gospel of Luke from other synoptic Gospels and most importantly, who does Luke address to his Gospel? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations.
 

Introduction


What is a Gospel, how many Gospels exist, which of them are called Synoptic, what are the differences and similarities, when have these been written and what’s the message they convey to us today? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations.
 

Հովհաննես Մկրտչի քարոզչությունը (Մարկոս 1.1-8, Մատթ. 3.1-12, Ղուկ. 3.1-18)


Երեք ավետարանիչներն էլ՝ Մարկոսը, Ղուկասը, Մատթեոսը, անդրադարձել են Հովհաննես Մկրտչի քարոզչությանը: Ո՞վ էր Հովհաննես Մկրտիչը, ինչպե՞ս էր ապրում և գործում, ի՞նչ պատգամ էր տալիս: Մեկնաբանում է Տ. Մարկոս քահանա Մանգասարյանը: 

Good News of Christ’s Birth (Luke 1.26-39)


After the good news is communicated to Zechariah and Elizabeth, what does Luke the Evangelist say? How is the life of Mary and other Christians change thereafter? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage. 

Escape from Egypt, Slaughter of Children of Bethlehem, Return from Egypt (Matthew 2:13-23)


When and why did Joseph and Mary flee to Egypt? What did Herod do when he learned he was deceived by the Magi regarding the child? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage. 
 

Birth and Circumcision of John the Baptist, Song of Zechariah (Luke 1.57-80)


Why did Elizabeth decide to name her son John? What did that name mean for the Jews? What was the key message of Zechariah’s song? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage. 
 

Birth of Jesus (Mathews 1.18-25)


Who communicated the message on Mary’s pregnancy to Joseph, what decision did he make? How did the prophecy of Isaiah come true? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage. 
 

 

Birth of Jesus and the Visit of Shepherds (Luke 2:1-20)


How does Luke the Evangelist describe the episode of Jesus’ birth? 
Where and when was our Lord born and why did the angels tell the good news of his birth to the shepherds? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage. 
 

 

Circumcision of Jesus and Presentation to the Temple, Prophecy of Simeon the Elder and Anna (Luke 2.21-40)


What was the sacrament of circumcision of Jesus as a child? Who were Simeon the Elder and Anna; what was their reaction when they saw Jesus? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage. 
 

Genealogy of Jesus Christ (Mathews 1.1-17, Luke 3.23-38)


Why does Mathew the Evangelist start his Gospel from geneology? Why the geneology of Christ is presented by Luke the Evangelist? Why doesn’t Mark the Evangelist even address that aspect? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on the passage. 
 

 

Mary’s Visit to Elizabeth, Mary’s Blessing (Luke 1.39-56)


Why did Mary the Mother of God visit Elizabeth, what did they talk about and what’s the sacrament of her blessing? 
Father Markos Mangasaryan provides explanations on this passage (1.39-56) from the Gospel of Luke.