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?

I dismissed Jesus along with boring church services

Chapter 1

Is there evidence for Jesus outside the Bible?

Chapter 2

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Don’t All Religions Lead to God?

Is Jesus historically credible?

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

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

Can we believe the Bible's account of the Resurrection?

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

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

Resurrection: history or legend?

Is there evidence for the existence of God?

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?

I realised God cares for me

Chapter 5

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

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

Is Jesus the only way?

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

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Evidence C: A tale of two sons

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Evidence D: Look who’s coming to dinner

I couldn’t understand what was so special about Jesus

Chapter 10

Chapter 11