Based on Henry van Dyke's classic, The Story of the Other Wise Man, this fictional story set in Biblical times is told in gently comic terms. A Magi named Artaban (Martin Sheen) sees a sign in the heavens that he hopes will lead him and his faithful servant to the Messiah. Artaban takes with him three precious gifts to present to the Messiah. For 33 years Artaban pursues Jesus, only to miss Him at every turn.
Host Christopher Gornold-Smith, historian and Bible teacher, takes you into the heart of each of the Gospels. Combining remarkable shots of the Holy Land with dramatized scenes and clear analysis of each gospel account, Christopher invites us into the world of Jesus.
Jeremy's Egg was inspired by Ida Mae Kempel's award-winning, internationally published, true short story, "What Was in Jeremy's Egg?" Filmmaker Steve Viall brings you this family feature combining the heart of a classic tale with the adrenaline-pumping action found in the life of a Navy fighter pilot.
Here is the Lenten and Easter story as you have never experienced it. You'll feel like you are back in Jerusalem during Holy Week, the most momentous week in the history of the world, and the setting for this "special news report."
Filmed and dramatized entirely on authentic locations of the Holy Land and the Middle East, this is the most elaborate and extensive film ever made on the Last Supper. Jesus met with his twelve disciples in the "upper room" in Jerusalem, where they shared that historic meal. It was the traditional Jewish Passover "Seder" meal, which to this day symbolizes the deliverance from slavery to freedom and is commemorated for the last supper the ancient Hebrews shared before leaving Egypt, on their long journey to the Promised Land.
Use this five-part series to introduce your children and grandchildren to Jesus. If you are a parent or a grandparent, you are aware of the amazing capacity of small children to learn at a fantastic rate. They will pick up a lot you might wish they didn't. So don't miss the opportunity to insure they also are exposed to the most important sources that will deeply imprint their young hearts and minds for a lifetime.
Help your children (4-10) better understand the meaning and significance of the crucifixion and resurrection as they journey with young Nate as he searches for and encounters the risen Jesus Christ. This spectacular 3D animated DVD tells the story of Christ’s sacrificial gift to mankind through the eyes of a child.
St. Francis chose and elaborated several Bible verses to help his companions better understand Christ's suffering. This text is illustrated in this program by Peitro Lorenzetti's 14th-century fresco cycle (Lower Basilica of the Basilica of St. Francis), by Assisi's traditional Good Friday Procession and by various places in and around Assisi. Also included are The Canticle of the Creatures, and The Testament of St. Francis, an expression of the saint's last will.
What proof do we have that the resurrection really happened? This intriguing documentary digs deep into the biblical and historical accounts and explores the main theories: Did the disciples steal the body? Did they hallucinate and only imagine they had met the risen Jesus or did they create a myth in order to keep the movement going? Scholars take a hard look and offer honest, thought-provoking answers. The Third Day is an excellent resource for both skeptics and believers alike.
Jesus: The Desire of Ages tells the familiar story in a fresh way, through the eyes of those who knew and loved the Son of Man. An inspiring and triumphant music score combined with imaginative visual artistry will grip your heart as you experience the reality of Jesus’ ultimate sacrifice. This film is designed to lead the viewer into an intimate encounter with the Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world.
From the producers of The Road to Emmaus comes an exciting new biblical drama: Come Follow Me dramatizes the relationship between Jesus and the Apostle Peter. From the day Peter heard Jesus call his name to the post-resurrection conversation in which Jesus charges Peter to “feed my sheep,” this short film beautifully illustrates Peter's transformation from fearful denier to the bold leader of the early church. This program is also a way to introduce friends to the gospel message. Starring Bruce Marchiano as Jesus and Emilio Doorgasingh as Peter.
The second short film from Vertical Church Films (The Ride), The Two Thieves (formerly entitled Once We Were Slaves) captures the uncommon grace and redemption of the crucifixion from a perspective that’s never before been captured on film.
Learn how the church adapted and transformed pagan tradition into the celebration of the Resurrection. See how culture, emperors, apostles and popes have influenced how we celebrate Easter today.
Two programs on one DVD! Easter Promise -- Jerem dreams of being a soldier for a king. He is thrilled to hear about the upcoming arrival of the true King Jesus. Jerem, however, is fooled by appearances and soon rejects Jesus along with most of Jerusalem. Witness -- For Barrabas, his journey to faith starts with his doubts about Jesus Christ's divinity. His secure unbelief is shattered as he tries to prove to himself that Jesus Christ was a man like any other, and he finally comes to faith in Him.
The resurrection happened. It's not just the belief of Christians, it's borne out by history, archaeology, and science. This documentary takes viewers step by step through the events of Holy Week—shedding light on the key players, unravelling the political intrigue, and answering longstanding questions about what happened, and why. Professor of ancient history and world-renowned expert Dr. Paul L. Maier details the story, along with maps, graphics, and remarkable dramatic re-creations to bring Holy Week alive in a whole new way.
For centuries Christians have been declaring that Jesus is the Son of God. It’s a bold statement—and one that bears questioning. When did all this begin? How could men and women, who believed in one God, think that God had a Son? What does ‘Son of God’ actually mean? Did Jesus himself have anything to say on the matter? Filmed in Turkey and the UK, Luke Waldock asks questions and presents answers to these searching questions. Jesus, Son of God? sets out on a journey to discover when, where and how this vital Christian belief originated.
Ashes to Glory: An Easter Devotional on DVD takes viewers on a devotional journey from the remembrance of Ash Wednesday to the celebration of Resurrection Sunday. Each day contains a brief devotion (2-3 minutes) that reflects on a treasured song, poem, tradition, Scripture, character of the Passion story, or work of art that enhances the meaning of the season.
This animated 6-movie pack includes these Bible stories: Life with Jesus, The Miracles of Jesus, The Apostles, The Last Supper, Crucifixion, and Resurrection, Jonah and the Whale, and Joseph and the Coat of Many Colors.
An auto mishap leaves Alza Bennett more than 700 miles short of her destination and standing on the doorstep of a grizzled, reclusive farmer, whose goal in life is to be left alone. After a deal is struck, the mismatched pair sets out on a three-day odyssey of misadventures along the highways and byways of America.
A film on the life of Jesus so true-to-life you'll feel like you are in first-century Palestine with the Savior. Jesus was filmed on location in Israel in Biblical settings with a cast of more than 5,000 Israelis and Arabs. Virtually every word is taken directly from the Gospel of Luke. Jesus has been translated into hundreds of languages and is used internationally as an evangelistic tool.
Resurrection is the story of one man's quest for the truth and the discovery that leads to his renewal. In the tumultuous events following Christ's crucifixion, Roman guard Claudius finds himself in the middle of a cover-up that has religious leaders, the government, and his closest friends attempting to hide something from the world. Will he uncover the truth at the risk of losing his life?