A sneak peek of the fourth week of THE BIBLE – premiering Sunday, March 24 at 8/7c on History.
Episode 7-Mission Brutal Roman occupation has divided the Jews, but Jesus is drawing in crowds in rural Galilee with his miraculous powers, and his inspirational words. Simon believe the Jews will survive only by staying close to God. Jesus continues to break the rules of Judaism,the brutal governor Pilate is killing the Jewish people. The disciples are thrown in to confusion about their master and their mission. Jesus shows that he has power even over life itself by bringing a dead man back to life.
Episode 8-Betrayal In the week before Passover, Jerusalem is full of pilgrims, celebrating the Israelites’ liberation from slavery in Egypt. A new messiah is declared,as crowds rejoice. Judas is coaxed into betrayal by Caiaphas. Jesus allows himself to be led away while in prayer in the Garden of Gethsemane. He is tied up and faces trial by the Jewish elders.The accusation: blasphemy. The punishment: death.