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?

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

Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Is there evidence for Jesus outside the Bible?

Why does God allow suffering at all?

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Is Jesus historically credible?

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

Who is good enough to get into heaven?

Did David Hume dispose of miracles?

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

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

How can there be just one true religion?

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

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

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Does archaeology confirm the New Testament?

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

Objections to the Resurrection

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Donít All Religions Lead to God?

Evidence C: A tale of two sons

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Can I have meaning in life without God?

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

Doesn't faith contradict reason?

Chapter 11

Chapter 12