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Why The Gospel of Thomas is not in the Bible

For a book to form part of the canon it needed to pass three tests. How does The Gospel of Thomas fare?
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Each book of the Bible passed three tests before being included in the canon.

According to some people, The Gospel of Thomas should be included.

Noted New Testament Greek scholar, Dr Bill Mounce, gives a sound rebuttal against the inclusion of this dubious gospel.

In his words…

It seems that almost every decade someone else resurrects the same false claims referencing the same apocryphal and pseudepigraphical works of fiction. There is rarely anything new under the sun.

Bill Mounce