Ten Reasons to Believe the New Testament Writers Were Telling the Truth

1. They include embarassing details about themselves.

2.They include embarassing details and difficult sayings of Jesus.

3.They include demanding sayings of Jesus.

4.They make careful distinction between their words and those of Jesus.

5.They include events related to the ressurection that they would not have invented.

6.They include more than 30 historically verifiable people in their writings.

7.They include divergent details of events.

8.They challenge their readers to test the verifiable facts.

9.They describe miracles without embelishment (matter of fact).

10.They abandon long-held beliefs and practices, adopting new ones, and did not back away from their testimony even under threat of death.

H/T Norman Geisler and Frank Turek in their book:
“I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist”

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