Tag Archives: reliability of the Bible

How Can the Bible Be Inerrant If It Contains Variants? (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #106)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner answers listener email about the existence of variants in the earliest manuscripts we have for the New Testament. Does the fact that ancient copies of the Gospels don’t agree entirely mean that we can’t trust them? How does this impact …

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What Should We Make of the Non-Canonical Gospels? (Podcast)

In this previously recorded radio interview from The Ride Home with John and Kathy on WORDFM in Pittsburgh, J. Warner discusses the ancient non-canonical documents describing Jesus. Should the existence of these documents cause us to doubt what the Biblical account says about Jesus? If the non-canonical documents describe Jesus …

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Don’t the Gospels Contradict One Another? (Video)

J. Warner Wallace answers an important question as part of the Summit Worldview Ministries video series. There are differences between the Gospel accounts of the life, ministry, death and resurrection of Jesus. Do these differences disqualify them as reliable eyewitness reports? For more information about Summit Ministries and their amazing …

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Was the Virgin Conception of Jesus Borrowed from Prior Mythologies? (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #53)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner Wallace continues his series on the virgin conception of Jesus. Was the virgin conception borrowed from ancient pagan myths? Do these ancient mythologies resemble Jesus or offer a similar birth narrative? Would ancient Jews or Christians borrow such a notion? …

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The Gift of Christmas Was Predicted With the Gift of Prophecy

The Gift of Christmas Was Predicted With the Gift of Prophecy

As Christmas gift exchanges approach, the gift of Jesus is easily obscured. But gifted prophets predicted the birth of the Messiah, and these prophesies, like other Old Testament prophecies, testify to the Divine nature of the Bible. The New Testament contains two different types of prophetic declarations: the prophecies uttered …

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Why We Know the Story of Jesus Isn’t A Legend (Video)

How can we be sure that the story of Jesus wasn’t changed over time? How do we know that the virgin conception, the miracles and the Resurrection weren’t added to the story late? J. Warner Wallace talks about the nature of evidence tampering in this video, excerpted from his interview …

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How Many Women Visited the Tomb of Jesus?

Many of my articles here at ColdCaseChristianity.com investigate issues and passages commonly offered as examples of “contradictions” between Gospel accounts. One such alleged contradiction seems to exist in the description of the women who discovered the empty tomb of Jesus. How many women visited the tomb? One? Two? Three? It …

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What’s So Unique About Christianity? (Podcast)

In this blast from the past, J. Warner begins by talking about the unique nature of Christianity then continues responding to listener email by addressing several topics, including: a brief response and observation related to the Baha’i faith, a discussion of the importance of keeping the Sabbath, a review of …

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