On our hypothesis the Logia would have been a sort of Christian manual used with a similar object.
It is only on this assumption that the use of the term Logia in the sense described above can be justified.
The books may have included the Logia or Evangeli Scriptures from which I Tim.
It is probable that these requirements suggested the form of the first Christian Gospel, which the writer believes to be rightly identified with the so-called Logia of St Matthew, now often designated by the symbol Q.
These two works, the Logia (or, as some prefer to call it, the Non-Marcan document common to Matthew and Luke) and the Mark-Gospel, were the prime factors in all the subsequent composition of Gospels.