"For instance, over 5,000 Greek manuscripts of the New Testament exist today ranging from small fragments
containing two or three verses to nearly entire Bibles.
Their ages vary from the second to the sixteenth century;
the manuscripts are ending with the arrival of printing.
By comparison, there exist only ten quality manuscripts
of Caesar's Gallic War composed between 58-50BC…
"Once again, the outstanding features of the Received
Text is its high percentage of agreement among so many thousands of independent witnesses.
This agreement is often placed at about 90 percent; in
other words, 90 percent of all existing manuscripts agree with one another so miraculously that they are able to form their
own unique text…
If the critic of your King James Bible is correct in his rejection
of the underlying Textus Receptus, then he is also under the greatest pressure to account for its existence.
To complain of fabrication is one thing, but to account for its universal
prevalence is quite another.
Whenever a large body of ancient documents are seen to be in agreement,
this inexplicable harmony becomes their greatest evidence for legitimacy.
Simple arithmetic confirms that the nearer a particular reading is
to the original, the longer the time span will be for descendants to follow. The longer the family is, the older the original
source must be."