The Chosen :: Season3 Episode 1: Homecoming

Episode 1 of Season 3 in the series picks up the narrative from the finale of Season 2 in which Jesus and his ‘chosen’ ones have prepared the scene for the Sermon on the Mount. Keeping the gospel of Matthew in mind, the episode brings out some of the themes of the sermon. Each apostle is convicted and touched with a different topic which stirs them on, to be ‘doers and not merely hearers’ of Jesus’ words.

The Chosen :: Season2 Episode 6: Unlawful

We start with a continuation of the last scene in episode 5 and Matthew is shown insisting on looking for Mary along with Peter. Later Jesus asks Peter to look for Mary and take Matthew along to help him. While the search for Mary Magdalene and her fall from grace are not part of scripture, […]

The Chosen :: Season2 Episode 5: Spirit

This episode begins with Jesse (the lame who was healed by Jesus in Episode 4) being questioned by Shmuel and Yami on his Healing. Their intent is to show Jesus is a false prophet, who has no regard and therefore violated Sabbath rules, and hence required to be persecuted. In the forest we see Simon […]

The Chosen :: Season2 Episode 4: The Perfect Opportunity

In the Gospel of John, the invalid tells Jesus that he has no one to put him in the water, this episode of The Chosen depicts him as having a brother who abandoned him in order to pursue life as a Jewish Zealot. While the Chosen depicts Simon the Zealot as the brother of Jesse, […]

The Chosen :: Season2 Episode 3: Matthew 4:24

The episode opens with Matthew’s desire to know the word of God. He enquires of Philip from where can he begin the Torah. A beautiful exchange of dialogue with Philip reveals to us that to know God, we must believe that he is present here, now and in our hearts. We on the other hand […]

The Chosen :: Season2 Episode 1: Thunder

The episode opens with the Apostle John interacting with the other disciples and Mary to record their memories of Jesus. When you look back, he met each one of them when they were seeking God, when they were miserable and seeking the Lord for help in their troubled lives, when they had given up! It […]

The Chosen :: Season1 Episode 4: The Rock On Which It Is Built

This episode shows us the calls of Peter and Andrew sons of Jonah, and James and John sons of Zebedee. . The episode shows us that James and John and Peter and Andrew knew each other and stayed in a familiar community, the hardships faced by Simon and his family, and how his mother-in-law lands […]

The Chosen :: Season1 Episode 2: Shabbat

“Shabbat” is the seventh day when God rested after making all of creation. A day of rest, which is a Saturday according to Jewish customs. For the Jews Shabbat started on Friday evening at 6pm and ended on Saturday evening at 6pm. This episode draws the viewer towards the importance of Shabbat and connects it […]