How did we get the27 books of the New Testament? Well, it’s popular today to believe that this was based on an arbitrary vote at the Council of Nicaea in AD 325. But that’s not even close to the truth!
That council actually focused on the deity of Christ and refuting a heresy growing at the time. There’s no mention in any of the council documents about which books should be included in the New Testament!
The truth is there was little debate among the early church about this —it was obvious to them! By the time of the Council of Nicaea, the 27 New Testament books had long been accepted as Scripture.
This post originally appeared at https://answersingenesis.org/media/audio/answers-with-ken-ham/volume-149/who-decided/