Eyewitness Bible Series - Easter Series

Episode 08 – Easter Sunday – Resurrection

Eyewitness Bible Series – Easter Series – Episode 08 – Easter Sunday – Resurrection. Characters: Mary Magdalene Primary Scriptures: Matthew 28, Mark 16, John 20 Story Summary: Jesus comes back to life after being dead; a week following Location: Kingdom of Judea (Israel) Time: Circa 30 AD This episode covers approximately the week after Jesus was raised from the dead. When reading the relevant passages from the four Gospels, the exact order of events is a little unclear. One possible ordering of events is: the…

Episode 07 – Black Saturday – The Last Day

Eyewitness Bible Series – Easter Series – Episode 07 – Black Saturday – The Last Day. Characters: Joseph of Arimathea Primary Scriptures: Matthew 21-27, Mark 11-15, John 18-19 Story Summary: The last week of the life of Jesus Location: Kingdom of Judea (Israel) Time: Circa 30 AD All four Gospels record events from the last week of Jesus’ life. Reading about this time period in a parallel Gospel account is very helpful, mindful that each writer has his own information sources and goals, and the…

Episode 06 – Good Friday – Peter And Pilate

Eyewitness Bible Series – Easter Series – Episode 06 – Good Friday – Peter And Pilate. Characters: Peter and Pilate Primary Scriptures: Luke 22, 23 Story Summary: Betrayal of Jesus, trials of Jesus, death of Jesus Location: Jerusalem Time: Circa 30 AD Luke writes about the Last Supper, as well as Jesus’ arrest, trial crucifixion, death, and burial in only two chapters. He writes about those events in rather terse language and doesn’t provide many details; you can read the two chapters in less than…

Episode 05 – Maundy Thursday – Vine, Branches, Fruit & Leaves

Eyewitness Bible Series – Easter Series – Episode 05 – Maundy Thursday – Vine, Branches, Fruit & Leaves. Characters: Philip the Apostle Primary Scriptures: John 13-17 Story Summary: The last Passover meal of Jesus and walk to the Kidron Valley Location: Kingdom of Judea (Israel) Time: Circa 30 AD What would you do if you had only twenty-four hours left to live? Spend it with your family, go skydiving, ask forgiveness of any you have offended, go to work? Jesus chose to eat Passover dinner…

Episode 04 – Spy Wednesday – Judas

Eyewitness Bible Series – Easter Series – Episode 04 – Spy Wednesday – Judas. Characters: Judas Primary Scriptures: Luke 14 Story Summary: Teachings of Jesus Location: Galilee and Judea Time: Circa 30 AD Jesus chose Judas to be an apostle. Apparently, Judas was taught the same things as the other apostles and had the same types of experiences. It seems likely that Jesus loved Judas and valued him as much as any of the other apostles, at least until near the end. Luke never met…

Episode 03 – Holy Tuesday – Andrew

Eyewitness Bible Series – Easter Series – Episode 03 – Holy Tuesday – Andrew. Characters: Andrew Primary Scriptures: Luke 19:28-48, 20, 21 Story Summary: Last week of Jesus’ life Location: Jerusalem Time: Circa 30 AD In order to get a fuller picture of the last week of Jesus’ life, you have to read all four Gospels, where each writer emphasizes different events and details. One of Luke’s special points was the opposition of the Pharisees and other Jewish leaders to the ministry of Jesus. In…

Episode 02 – Fig Monday – Seven Miraculous Signs – Lazarus

Eyewitness Bible Series – Easter Series – Episode 02 – Fig Monday – Seven Miraculous Signs – Lazarus. Characters: Lazarus Primary Scriptures: John 9-12 Story Summary: Later ministry of Jesus, seven miraculous signs Location: Kingdom of Judea (Israel) Time: Circa 30 AD The video for this episode concentrates on a selected set of miraculous signs by Jesus. These are: Changing water into wine at Cana (John 2:1-11) Healing the official’s son from a distance (John 4:46-54) Healing the paralytic at the Pool of Bethesda (John…

Episode 01 – Palm Sunday – The Lord Needs It

Eyewitness Bible Series – Easter Series – Episode 01 – Palm Sunday – The Lord Needs It. Characters: Donkey Owner Primary Scriptures: Matthew 21:1-17; Mark 11:1-11; Luke 19:29-44; John 12:1-19 Story Summary: The triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem Location: Mount of Olives Time: Circa 30 AD In varying amounts of detail, the Triumphal Entry is described in all four gospel accounts. Only Matthew and John were present at the event, and all four gospel writers had different purposes in choosing the details of their…