The Chosen :: Season1 Episode 8: Invitations

The episode begins with the scene of Jacob and his sons searching digging for water and building wells. Later we will this scene being linked to Jesus. I loved the depiction of the scene of a dinner party that Jesus attends, at the home of one of his disciples house and the mention of Holy […]

The Chosen :: Season1 Episode 7: Invitations

This episode starts with a scene from the Old Testament Moses is making a bronze serpent. Joshua enters and questions this idol making. Moses stresses on Obedience to God’s Instructions because walking with Yahweh is not an act of reason but an act of faith. When we read the Bible, we come across many invitations […]

The Chosen :: Season1 Episode 6: Indescribable Compassion

By the title of this episode we can guess that this episode is filled with miracles of Jesus. The two miracles presented are healing of the leper and the paralytic man. The depiction of the scene of the healing of the leper, is shown in a very realistic way. However, I presume the lepers were […]

The Chosen :: Season1 Episode 5: The Wedding Gift

The episode begins with Joseph and Mary finding Jesus in the Temple when he was but a child and then goes on to tell us the story of the Wedding Feast at Cana. This Episode deals with only the main elements of the Gospel Narrative, the rest of this episode is filled   with common customs […]

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 […]

The Chosen :: Season1 Episode 1: I Have Called You by Name

Episode 1 gives a realistic account of the religious and political situation. It paints for us how the tax collectors were treated during those times and the hardship faced by the people with regards to payment of taxes to the Roman Emperor. You can feel the hatred of the people against the tax collectors and […]

Nicodemus and Jesus: God’s abundant Love

God's abundant Love

John 3: 16-21 God is Love and he has poured out his abundant love for us in and through Jesus. And what is significant is this, that he did all this while we were still sinners. We see this in Jesus’ self-sacrifice for us. It is God’s desire that none of his children should perish […]