manuscripts

There may Still be some Undiscovered Manuscripts out there that may Give Credence to the Bible Besides the Ones that Already Exist

    • Homer’s Iliad (643 manuscripts remain, with the earliest one dating to 400 years after the original autograph);
    • Julius Caesar’s The Gallic Wars (10 manuscripts remain, with the earliest one dating to 1,000 years after the original autograph);
    • Pliny Secundus’ Natural History (7 manuscripts remain; with the earliest one dating to 750 years after the original autograph);
    • Thucydides’ History (8 manuscripts remain; with the earliest one dating to 1,300 years after the original autograph);
    • Herodotus’ History (8 manuscripts remain; with the earliest one dating to 1,350 years after the original autograph);
    • Plato’s essays (7 manuscripts remain; with the earliest one dating to 1,300 years after the original autograph);
    • Tacitus’ Annals (20 manuscripts remain; with the earliest one dating to 1,000 years after the original autograph).6

The Bible Requires a Person to Have Faith In Oder to Receive Salvation, but this is Foolishness to the Critics – Still Most Ancient Manuscripts Confirms What the Bible is Saying

  1. Josh McDowell, The New Evidence that Demands a Verdict, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1999, 71-73.
  2. Josh McDowell, Evidence that Demands a Verdict, vol.1, Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1979, 58-59.
  3. Ibid. 56-57.
  4. McDowell, The New Evidence that Demands a Verdict, 34-36.
  5. John Ryland’s Gospel of John fragment, John Ryland’s Library of Manchester, England. See also, Ibid., 38.
  6. McDowell, Evidence that Demands a Verdict, vol.1, 42.
  7. Ravi K. Zacharias, Can Man Live Without God? Word Publishing, 1994, 162.