3 With this in mind, since I myself have carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I too decided to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,

Read Luke 1:3 Using Other Translations

It seemed good to me also, having had perfect understanding of all things from the very first, to write unto thee in order, most excellent Theophilus,
it seemed good to me also, having followed all things closely for some time past, to write an orderly account for you, most excellent Theophilus,
Having carefully investigated everything from the beginning, I also have decided to write a careful account for you, most honorable Theophilus,