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Come and See: The Synoptics

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The third installment in the Come and See: Catholic Bible Study Series, The Synoptics invites you on a journey through the Holy Land and the Gospel texts of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Drawing insights from biblical archeology and the writings of the early church fathers, this study compares parallel passages from the three Synoptic Gospels to construct a vivid picture of the life and mission of Jesus Christ.

The Logos edition brings you more. With references to the Bible and Catechism appearing on mouseover, you can easily read source material to engage further with the subject matter. All cross-references are tagged to other resources in your library, you can easily connect with citations to the saints, popes, and doctors of the church. Enrich your Bible study and broaden your knowledge of Scripture as you explore these commentaries like never before through Logos.

Key Features

  • Scriptural teaching applied to life situations
  • Rich teachings from the saints and church fathers
  • Engaging questions and discussion points for deeper Bible study


  • Preparation for the Coming of Messiah: Luke 1
  • Jesus’ Birth and Childhood: Matthew 1–2, Luke 2
  • The Baptism of Jesus: Matthew 3, Mark 1, Luke 3
  • Temptation in the Desert: Matthew 4, Mark 1, Luke 4
  • The Kingdom of God: Matthew 4, Mark 1
  • Jesus Calls the Apostles: Matthew 4, Mark 2–3, Luke 5
  • The Beatitudes: Matthew 5–7, Luke 6
  • The Lord’s Prayer: Matthew 6, Luke 11
  • The Parables of Jesus: Matthew 13, Mark 4, Luke 13
  • The Miracles of Jesus: Matthew 8, Mark 5, Luke 8
  • Multiplication of Loaves and Fishes: Matthew 14–15, Mark 6, 8, Luke 9
  • Peter’s Profession of Faith: Matthew 16, Mark 8, Luke 9
  • Peter’s Profession of Faith: Matthew 16, Mark 8, Luke 9
  • The Rich Young Man: Matthew 19, Mark 10, Luke 18
  • Triumphal Entry into Jerusalem: Matthew 21, Mark 11, Luke 19
  • Controversies: Matthew 22, Mark 12, Luke 20
  • End Times Discourse: Matthew 24–25, Mark 13, Luke 21
  • The Last Supper: Matthew 26, Mark 14, Luke 22
  • Agony in Gethsemane: Matthew 26, Mark 14, Luke 22
  • The Trials of Jesus: Matthew 26, Mark 14–15, Luke 23
  • The Crucifixion: Matthew 27, Mark 15, Luke 23
  • The Resurrection: Matthew 27–28, Mark 16, Luke 23–24

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About the Authors

Laurie W. Manhardt holds a BA in psychology from the University of Detroit and a PhD in education from the University of Michigan. She led an interfaith Bible study for 10 years, which convinced her of the need for quality Catholic Bible study resources. The Come and See: Catholic Bible Study Series is the result.

Joseph Ponessa was ordained in 1974 for his home diocese of Great Falls-Billings, Montana, where he serves as pastor. Mount Angel Seminary in St Benedict, Oregon, awarded him an MA in theology, and the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Biblicum) in Rome has conferred the doctorate in Sacred Scripture. Ponessa speaks American English, Italian, Spanish, and French, and he reads Middle English, Latin, Hebrew, Greek, German, Arabic, and Biblical Aramaic.

Jan Majernik was born and raised in Slovakia and holds a doctorate in Sacred Scripture from the Franciscan School of Biblical Studies in Jerusalem and has studied at Hebrew University and the Pontifical Biblical Institute (Biblicum). He has been a spiritual director for pilgrims to the Holy Land for 20 years.