Tag Archives: Reliability of the Gospels

How Important was the Principle of Embarrassment in Your Assessment of the Gospels? (Video)

The gospel authors describe embarrassing details about the disciples. Does this prove the writers are telling the truth? This clip was taken from J. Warner Wallace’s interview with Ragnhard Petersen, the general secretary of the student movement in the Faroe islands called KFS (the Faroese version of Intervarsity). To see more …

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There Are Good Reasons to Believe the Gospels Are True, Even if the Eyewitnesses Waited Years to Write Them

There was no Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat or Facebook in the first century. We don’t have any photographs or instant messaging related to the observations of those who witnessed the life and ministry of Jesus. In fact, the first written records of Jesus’ life don’t appear until decades after the fact. …

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What Were the Disciples Saying About Jesus Prior to Writing the Gospels?

Each year I have the great honor of speaking at Southern Evangelist Seminary’s National Apologetics Conference. A few years ago, the highlight of my time there (aside from hanging out with my dear friends, Frank and Stephanie Turek) was the panel discussion where I joined Gary Habermas, Ted Wright, Joseph …

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The Evidentially Diverse Resurrection Appearances of Jesus (Free Bible Insert)

As a detective, I am impressed with cases when they are evidentially diverse. Two witnesses to the same event are better than one. In a similar way, three witnesses are better than two, especially if they agree on their observations in spite of their individual peculiarities or differences. When I …

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