Bible Study: The Chosen

Bringing the Gospel to life - Whether you've binge-watched every episode or never even heard of this amazing television drama based on the life of Jesus Christ - portraying Jesus "through the eyes of those who met him" - join us at 6:45 on Wednesday evenings to watch episodes of The CHOSEN then discuss the show.  It's never too late to jump into this inspiring & lively Wednesday night Bible study!

FINAL SCREENING of The CHOSEN before Wednesday nights switch to SOUP SUPPERS & VESPERS in February and March.   We will resume with Season 4 after Easter.

January 31 - Season 3, episode 8 - "Sustenance"

Thousands arrive to first argue with, then listen to Jesus as he preaches. Shmuel and Atticus hear what’s happening and journey towards the Decapolis to catch Jesus in the act of a possible revolt. Meanwhile, as the preaching extends to the next day, the disciples realize they have a significant problem: the thousands are hungry, and there’s no food.

January 24 -  Season 3, Episode 7  - "Ears To Hear"

Andrew and Philip return from their trip with desperate news: they need Jesus’ help to solve a huge crisis in the Decapolis. Jesus leads them on a trip to the dangerous region, where they face opposition from all sides. Literally. Meanwhile, John is assigned to bring an angry Simon to Jesus.

January 3 - Season 3, Episode 6 - "Intensity in Tent City"

Andrew and Philip discover their previous mission resulted in devastation that will require a return. Simon Z is finally forced to confront his past, but then two disciples of John the Baptist come to Capernaum with an important question for Jesus.

December 6 - Season 3, Episode 5 - "Clean, Part 2"

As tensions mount at home, Simon and Gaius work together to fix the water problem in Capernaum. Meanwhile, Jairus and Veronica are equally desperate to find Jesus as the only hope for their crises.

November 29 - Season 3, episode 4 - "Clean, Part 1"

Two by two, the disciples carry out Jesus' mission to heal, cast out demons, and preach his words. But upon returning, they struggle with understanding what happened while Simon and Eden struggle to reconnect.

November 22 - NO BIBLE STUDY 

We are thankful for this inspiring and thought-provoking Wednesday night Bible study where we watch and discuss The CHOSEN - the record-breaking series based on the life of Jesus Christ - portraying Jesus "through the eyes of those who met him." Join in next week and "Get used to different."

November 15 - Season 3, episode 3 - "Physician, Heal Yourself"

Jesus returns to his childhood home for the big Jewish new year celebration. His childhood friends and family are all buzzing with what they’ve heard about Jesus…until he tells them the truth of who He is.

November 8 - Season 3, episode 2 - "Two by Two" 

Jesus is a problem for the Romans. With pilgrims from everywhere setting up a tent city at the gates of Capernaum to see Jesus, tensions rise. Jesus officially sends the twelve apostles on an exciting but dangerous mission, causing Little James to ask why he hasn’t been healed.

November 1- Season 3, episode 1 - "Homecoming"

Jesus delivers the most life-altering sermon in history. The result? More followers, more enemies, and disciples ready to follow Jesus anywhere. Simon and Eden reunite, Matthew faces his past, and Andrew visits John the Baptist in prison.

October 11 - Season 2, episode 8 - "Beyond Mountains"

While Jesus and Matthew prepare the content of the big sermon, the disciples spread the word while fighting amongst themselves. A high-ranking Sanhedrin member is shocked by Shmuel’s reports on Jesus. Thousands arrive for the sermon, including familiar faces.

Oct 4, Season 2, episode 7 - "Reckoning"

After learning of Jesus' whereabouts, Quintus sends Gaius to arrest him. The disciples lose control as they argue about how to respond. While seeking information about where Jesus has been taken, Andrew and Philip encounter old friends.

September 13 - Season 2, episode 6 - "Unlawful"

Matthew and Simon try to get along as they search for Mary in dark places. The group fears for Mary as they struggle with lack of food and bad news about John the Baptist. Meanwhile, Jesus continues to upset Pharisees across multiple regions.

September 6 - After a brief end-of-summer hiatus, we picked up our bible study with Season 2, episode 5 - "Spirit"

After stirring the water, Jesus is now pursued by Simon the Zealot, Atticus, and Shmuel. John the Baptizer visits the group and tells Jesus his dangerous mission. Meanwhile, back at the camp, Mary Magdalene is devastated by an encounter with a mysterious and dangerous stranger.

August 16 - Season 2, episode 4 - "The Perfect Opportunity"

As Jesus and the disciples head to Jerusalem to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles, a new enemy follows them, while a familiar enemy awaits.

August 9 - Season 2, episode 3 - "Matthew 4:24"

A long, exhausting day turns into night as the disciples help Jesus deal with a large crowd hoping to be healed. Around the campfire, over dinner, the group tried to get to know each other better. But tensions erupt.

August 2 - Season 2, episode 2 - "I Saw You"

A mysterious visitor seeks to meet Jesus, but the disciples are hesitant. Tension builds between Simon and Matthew. As the group heads to a new city, word arrives that Jesus’ fame is growing.

July 26 - Season 2, episode 1 - "Thunder"

Tension builds among the disciples as they wrestle with the increasing fame of Jesus in Samaria. Jesus rebukes Big James and John for their prejudice and, after a near-violent encounter, gives them a new nickname.

July 19 -  Season 1, episode 8 - "I Am He"

Jesus and His students complete their preparations and leave Capernaum for Samaria. Jesus meets with a suffering woman at Jacob's Well and announces that He is the Messiah.

July 12 - cancelled.

July 5 - Season 1, episode 7 - "Invitation"

Matthew struggles to reconcile the miracles he has witnessed with reality. Nicodemus meets with Jesus by night.

June 28 - Season 1, episode 6 -  "Indescribable Compassion"

After witnessing the healing of a leper on the road to Capernaum, a woman forces her paralytic friend through the crowd to meet Jesus.

June 21 - Season 1, episode 5 - "The Wedding Gift"

Nicodemus interrogates John the Baptizer while Jesus and his students make their way to a wedding celebration in Cana. When the wine runs low, Mary asks her son to intervene on behalf of the bridegroom's family.

June 14 - Season 1, episode 4 - "The Rock On Which It Is Built"

With his life and family under threat from Rome, Simon spends one last night fishing in a desperate attempt to square his debts. Andrew spots a familiar face waiting for them on the shores of Galilee.

May 31 - Season 1, episode 3 - "Jesus Loves The Little Children"

Jesus befriends and teaches the group of children who discover His camp on the outskirts of Capernaum. (runs 30 minutes)

May 24 -  Season 1, episode 2 - "Shabbat"

Matthew validates Simon's claims with Praetor Quintus.  Nicodemus investigates the miracle reported in the Red Quarter.  Mary receives a surprise guest at her Shabbat dinner.


May 17 - What a wonderful beginning of our bible study of The CHOSEN.  We were introduced to Matthew, Simon Peter, Andrew, Nicodemus, Mary Magdalene - and Jesus. Our after-watch discussion was lively and full of great questions about the show and, ultimately, how it relates to us and our walk with Christ.

The CHOSEN, Season 1, episode 1 - "I Have Called You By Name"

Two brothers struggle with their tax debts to Rome while a woman in the Red Quarter wrestles with her demons.