Great People of the Bible - 6 DVD SetReader's Digest
The earliest and most significant shapers of Christianity come together in Great People of the Bible, a set of six intriguing documentaries from Reader's Digest. Share the life and experiences of the Bible's most influential figures through these in-depth films - their stori... Read More
Disc One: Great People of the Bible: Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Jacob & Joseph
Follow the inspiring story of the Bible's first family through four generations. Abraham was the founder of the Jewish nation, while his wife, Sarah, was a mother to his large family and the community. Isaac was the miracle child born to Sarah and the first descendant in fulfillment of God's promise. Jacob served as father of the 12 tribes of Israel, and his son Joseph rose dramatically from slave to ruler with his personal integrity and spiritual sensitivity.
Disc Two: The Gift of Jabez
The Prayer of Jabez, a New York Times bestseller has changed the lives of millions. This program examines and reveals the power of this simple prayer. Combining beautiful scenes from the Holy Land with in-depth interviews featuring Biblical scholars from various religious traditions, this program includes a detailed history of the prayer.
Disc Three: The Apostle Paul
Apart from Jesus Himself, no person shaped the history of Christianity like the Apostle Paul. His personal encounter with Jesus Christ changed his life. He channeled his fierce intensity for the gospel. Ben Kinglsey narrates the story of how Paul preached for Christ throughout the Roman Empire.
Disc Four: Mary of Nazareth
This feature-length film traces the life of Mary in her many roles - as mother of Jesus, wife of Joseph and inspiration to all. Watch from Mary's unique perspective as Jesus touches, heals and ministers, only to be later betrayed and ultimately crucified by the very people he came to save. The life of Mary is beautifully and dramatically told, featuring a cast of 110 actors and 8,500 extras, with nothing left out from the Gospels.
Disc Five: His Birth & Ministry
Relive the power of His miracles and hear the stories that Jesus loved to tell. In this film, you'll witness the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem and follow Him to Nazareth where He matures and proclaims His deity to Mary and Joseph. You'll experience His unique relationship with God, His Father, and watch as He summons the first disciples. Hear him preach the Great Sermon on the Mount and marvel as Jesus heals a leper, a blind man, an epileptic, a paralytic and as He raises Lazarus from the dead.
Disc Six: His Final Days & Resurrection
Join the cheering crowds that welcome Jesus to Jerusalem and watch as He cleanses the Temple of the greedy merchants. This film explores Jesus' betrayal and follows His trial before Pontius Pilate. Finally, you will witness the crucifixion of Jesus at a place called The Skull and the miracle of His resurrection three days later.
Format: Color, NTSC
Run Time: 720 Minutes (total)
- Product type: Video
- Format: 6-DVD Set
- Release Date: Nov 16, 2010
- UPC: 33937081194
- Volumes/Discs: 0
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