Passage 8 | Masada: Fortress of Misplaced Faith

Passage 8 Masada

Description In the hot barren desert of the ancient tribal territory of Judea stands a gaunt and yet majestic plateau known as Masada. Rising some 1,300 feet above the Dead Sea, this natural island of defense is surrounded on all sides by rugged and deep canyon ravines. Thought to have been one of King David’s hiding places, this site was in the first century B.C. transformed into what was believed to be an impregnable palace fortress for King Herod the Great, and later would become the place for a legendary…

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Passage 7 | The Southern Steps: Coming into the Presence of the Lord

Passage 7 The Southern Steps

Description The Southern Steps: Coming into the Presence of the Lord is a documentary explaining the significance of the architecture on the southern side of the Temple Mount during the days of Jesus. Recent excavations reveal the areas known as the Southern Steps, which worshipers would ascend to enter the temple, as well as the many immersion pools located near the temple. These are directly linked to the ministry of Jesus and the beginnings of Christianity, making this an important study for disciples today. A version of this video appropriate…

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Passage 6 | Judah: David’s Training Ground of Faith

Passage 6 - Judah: Training Ground of Faith

Description Judah: David’s Training Ground of Faith is a documentary about one of the ancient tribal territories of Israel and its relationship to the early life of King David. Filmed on location in southern Israel and in portions of the West Bank, the film examines the historical account and poetic literature associated with one of Israel’s greatest heroes, and how the terrain, climate, and environs of Judah served as an important element in shaping his faith. This Passage will forever change the way you read the Bible, and especially the…

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Passage 5 | Treasures of Qumran: The Dead Sea Scrolls

Passage 5 Treasures of Qumran

Description Treasures of Qumran: The Dead Sea Scrolls is a documentary offering the viewer a tour of the home of an ancient Jewish sect thought responsible for producing the Dead Sea Scrolls. We examine three magnificent treasures: the devotion of Qumran’s inhabitants, the place they called home, and the oldest copies of the Hebrew Bible ever discovered. A version of this video appropriate for worship settings is available here. Now available on DVD from World Video Bible School. Reflections on Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls | Rick Brumback Reflections…

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Passage 4 | In the Shadow of Gilboa: Reaping & Sowing

Passage 4 - In the Shadow of Gilboa

Description In the Shadow of Gilboa: Reaping & Sowing is a documentary about epic events in the life of the Israelite people during the time of the Judges and Kings of ancient Israel. Filmed on location in northern Israel, this film examines several biblical events that occurred in and around Mt. Gilboa, Beit Shan, and the Jezreel and Harod Valleys. The lessons taught in these places offer truths as enduring as the beautiful settings in which they occurred. The achievements of Gideon and the tragic demise of King Saul are…

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Passage 3 | Dan: City of Unfaithfulness

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Description Dan: City of Unfaithfulness is a documentary showing the significance of Dan as a center of idolatry and unfaithfulness to God. Important aspects of Dan are explored. First, its location in the northern section of Israel helped to define the extent of the land controlled by the Israelites. Second, the modern site of Dan is important because of the archaeological discoveries that have been made. What archaeologists have unearthed really helps us to have a better understanding of both Old Testament life and the full veracity of the Bible….

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Passage 2 | The Ministry of Jesus in Northern Israel

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Description The Ministry of Jesus in Northern Israel takes the viewer to three famous sites involved in Jesus’ public ministry: Cana, the Mount of Beatitudes, and Caesarea Philippi. In these locations, we learn of Jesus’ personal identity, his preaching, and his power over nature, and then we explore the significance of these events for 21st-century living. A version of this video appropriate for worship settings is available here. Now available on DVD from World Video Bible School. Reflections on Caesarea Philippi | Gary Massey Reflections on Jesus in Galilee |…

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Passage 1 | Jerusalem: An Unforgettable City

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Description Jerusalem: An Unforgettable City is a documentary about the significance and grandeur of the ancient city of Jerusalem, and its relationship to biblical history and thought. Shot on location in Israel, this film examines the unique location, topography, history, and archaeological environs of what many consider to be the most important city in all of human history. Highlighting both ancient and modern history, Jerusalem: An Unforgettable City is an unforgettable film with an unforgettable message that will educate and edify the viewer. A version of this video appropriate for…

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