How Do We Know Luke’s Account Of The Life Of Jesus Is Reliable?

Luke’s Gospel presents itself, not as some mere story, but as careful history written in high-class Greek.

Dedicated to Theophilus, a high-ranking Roman, the book claims that the writer has checked out the facts he records through extensive contact with eyewitnesses. In this short film, Dr Peter Williams talks about the historical reliability of Luke’s account of Jesus’ life. What will you make of Luke’s collection of witness statements?

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Doesn't science rule out miracles?

Chapter 1

Is there evidence for Jesus outside the Bible?

Chapter 2

Lots of partying in heaven when someone trusts Jesus (Luke 15:7)

What do you think heaven is like?

Chapter 3

Is Jesus historically credible?

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Can miracles happen?

What kind of God allows suffering?

Isn't Christianity like believing in the tooth fairy?

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. ― C. S. Lewis

Does archaeology confirm the New Testament?

Chapter 6

I decided that there was nothing left in my life worth living for

I couldn’t understand what was so special about Jesus

Christianity was a bit like Father Christmas – you grow out of it

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Jesus knew he was going to die (Luke 18:31)

Don’t All Religions Lead to God?

How can an all powerful and loving God allow people to suffer?

Did David Hume dispose of miracles?

Aren't Christians arrogant to believe that Jesus is the only way to God?

If you could ask God one question what would it be?

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Delving into the problem of evil

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

Doesn't faith contradict reason?