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

Chapter 2

Is there evidence for Jesus outside the Bible?

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

What kind of God allows suffering?

Is Jesus historically credible?

How can there be just one true religion?

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

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

Was the Resurrection a miracle?

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

What would meeting Jesus be like?

Did David Hume dispose of miracles?

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Chapter 9

Chapter 10

Going through ‘Uncover’ brought up questions about who Jesus really is

Is Jesus the only way?

Objections to the Resurrection

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?

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

Evidence C: A tale of two sons

Chapter 11

Chapter 12

History in the New Testament?

Who is good enough to get into heaven?

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