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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Chapter 1

Chapter 2

Is there evidence for Jesus outside the Bible?

I realised God cares for me

Chapter 3

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

Is Jesus historically credible?

Does archaeology confirm the New Testament?

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

I dismissed Jesus along with boring church services

Did David Hume dispose of miracles?

Does having faith mean believing impossible things?

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

What kind of God allows suffering?

Chapter 4

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

Chapter 7

Chapter 8

Chapter 9

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

How can there be just one true religion?

What would meeting Jesus be like?

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Evidence C: A tale of two sons

History in the New Testament?

Evidence D: Look who’s coming to dinner

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

Can I have meaning in life without God?

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

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