Tag Archives: Bible reliability

The Biblical Case for Adam and Eve

I’ve been investigating murders for over 20 years, and along the way, I’ve learned to appreciate the importance of language selection. Consider the following three statements: “The Nuggets killed the Lakers last night. They beat ‘em by 25 points.” “I love this comic; he always kills me!” “I deeply regret …

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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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Is There Any Evidence for Jesus Outside the Bible?

The reliable Gospel eyewitness accounts aren’t the only ancient description of Jesus. There are also non-Christian descriptions of Jesus from the late 1st to 5th Century. What do the non-Biblical accounts say about Jesus and how are we to assess them? It’s been my experience that two people can examine …

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J. Warner and Susie Wallace on Family Life Today (Podcast)

J. Warner Wallace, a cold-case homicide detective, and his wife, Susie, tell Dennis Rainey about how they met in high school, and then together found the Lord. J. Warner tells how he applied his investigative skills to his study of the Bible, sure he could prove it wrong. To his …

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Unbelievable? Is There Enough Evidence Beyond the Gospels to Make Their Testimony Reliable?

During an interview on Unbelievable? with Justin Brierley, a caller asked about corroboration and wanted to know if there was enough evidence beyond the Gospels to verify the reliability of their testimony. I began by helping him understand the nature of evidential corroboration and the limited information typically offered by …

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Unbelievable? Two Reasons Why Some People Reject the Reliability of the Gospels

During an interview on Unbelievable? with Justin Brierley, I responded to the objections of two atheists who rejected the reliability of the Gospel accounts on the basis of apparent contradictions with Josephus’ record and a concern about-corroborative evidence. I’ve learned to employ a four-pronged template when assessing the reliability of …

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Why New Testament Miracles Shouldn’t Disqualify the Gospels

Many critics point to the presence of the miraculous to make a case for late dating. Surely the miracles are works of fiction. If the gospel accounts were written early, eyewitnesses to the life of Jesus would have exposed these miracles as fictitious, right? Much of this critical analysis comes …

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