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?

How can there be just one true religion?

What do you think heaven is like?

Chapter 1

Is there evidence for Jesus outside the Bible?

Can miracles happen?

Is Jesus historically credible?

Why does God allow suffering at all?

I was questioning the legitimacy of certain stories in the Bible.

Evidence A: Does Jesus make you angry?

Who is good enough to get into heaven?

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

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

No God? No Good.

Chapter 2

I realised God cares for me

Evidence B: Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute

Does archaeology confirm the New Testament?

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

Evidence C: A tale of two sons

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

Don’t All Religions Lead to God?

Isn't religion determined by where you grow up in the world?

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

Chapter 3

Chapter 4

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

Can I have meaning in life without God?

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

Chapter 5

Chapter 6

I couldn’t understand what was so special about Jesus

Is Jesus the only way?