Category Archives: Historical reliability of the Bible

Intro to Textual Variants, TR Onlyism, KJV Onlyism

“TR” = “the Textus Receptus” – the Greek printed text behind the King James Version (1611) of the Bible, that developed through several editions that began with Erasmus (1516) collection of ONLY about 7 Greek manuscripts available to him at … Continue reading

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Refutation of Bart Ehrman

Refutation of Bart Ehrman’s charge that the Gospel of John contradicts the Synoptics on the matter of the day of the crucifixion of Christ. Key Historical background truths that help us understand the issue:  The Jews started counting when a … Continue reading

Posted in Answering apparent contradictions in the Bible, Apologetics, Bart Ehrman, Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Death of Jesus on the cross, Gospel according to John, Historical reliability of the Bible

An early date for the Gospel according to John

Dr. Dan Wallace makes an excellent case for an early date for the Gospel according to John – 60s before the destruction of the temple.   Be sure to read and study the entire introduction and outline that Dr. Wallace provides.  … Continue reading

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The Resurrection of Jesus from the dead

An excellent debate / discussion by William Lane Craig with the conservative Jewish political and cultural commentator Ben Shapiro (who is great on political and cultural issues) – demonstrates the historical facts of the resurrection of Jesus from the dead.  … Continue reading

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Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?

Posted in Historical Jesus, Historical reliability of the Bible, History, The Resurrection of Jesus Christ, Theology

Problems for “Limited Inerrancy”

https://frame-poythress.org/problems-for-limited-inerrancy/

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Review of Peter Enn’s book

A Review of Peter Enn’s book, “The Bible Tells me so” – review by Dr. Michael Kruger https://www.thegospelcoalition.org/reviews/bible-tells/  

Posted in Apologetics, Historical reliability of the Bible, Inerrancy

Medical Journal on the Physical Death of Jesus Christ

Proof of the fatal torture, crucifixion, and death of Christ from a medical journal.  Positive proof that Islam is wrong (Surah 4:157).  If Surah 4:157 is wrong, then all of Islam is proved false. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/19648788_On_the_Physical_Death_of_Jesus_Christ  

Posted in Apologetics, Crucifixion of Jesus Christ, Death of Jesus on the cross, Historical Jesus, Historical reliability of the Bible, Islam, Muslims

Resurrection accounts of Jesus harmonized

https://www.answering-islam.org/Andy/Resurrection/harmony.html https://answersingenesis.org/jesus-christ/resurrection/christs-resurrection-four-accounts-one-reality/  

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Martin Hengel and R. T. France on the Gospel titles, κατα Μαθθαιον, κατα Μαρκον, κατα Λυκαν, κατα Ιωαννην

Originally posted on Apologetics and Agape:
Ibn Issam wrote: Sorry but Jesus did not “predict His own arrest, trials, crucifixion, death and resurrection several times.” The Gospels were written by unknown pseudepigraphal authors who were writing about the events after…

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