What are the lost Gospels? How about the Gospel of Thomas? In this Seven Minute Seminary, Dr. Bill Mounce explains that books had to pass at least 3 tests to make it into the biblical canon—authorship, harmony of doctrine and tone, and church usage. The Gospel of Thomas and other New Testament apocryphal texts were written later in the second century and were never considered to be authentic texts.
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