Greatest Heroes And Legends Of The Bible: The Miracles Of Jesus

DVD Release: October 16, 2012
Greatest Heroes And Legends Of The Bible: The Miracles Of Jesus
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Synopsis

For more than 40 years, Charlton Heston has been captivating audiences with his thrilling portrayals of Biblical heroes such as Moses in “The Ten Commandments.” Now, sit back and relax as he shares with you and your family his passion for Biblical literature and his unique insights into these timeless stories of faith.

The Bible is filled with stories of God’s miracles. But the miracles performed by Jesus have a special significance: they reveal His divinity and suggest that those who come to God through Christ will themselves be miraculously transformed. Now, with this beautifully animated film, you and your family can revel in the wonder of these miracles. The miracles of Jesus begin with the appearance of John the Baptist. “I will baptize you with water,” he tells the people. “But the one who follows me is far greater…He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit!” John’s words initially mystify the people to whom he speaks. But when Jesus begins to preach, they sit up and take notice. And when the young carpenter from Nazareth performs a string of miracles—the healing of the sick, the transformation of water into wine, and the multiplying of fishes, to name just a few—the true meaning of John’s statement becomes clear.

Dove Review

“Greatest Heroes And Legends Of The Bible: The Miracles of Jesus” is a wholesome, animated film that family members of all ages will enjoy. It is hosted by the legendary Charlton Heston, who introduces the film and speaks about the compelling miracles of Jesus. He states that the film is engaging for Christians and non-Christians alike.

The miracles included are the great catch of fish, the water turned into wine at a marriage feast, Jesus calming the storm at sea, the healing of the paralyzed man, the feeding of the multitude and others. The voice of Jesus is appropriately kind yet authoritative. The raising of Lazarus from the dead winds up this fantastic animated movie. The conclusion features this comment: “He taught us we must love and take care of each other,” which is a wonderful thought. “The Miracles of Jesus” easily earns five Doves and our Faith Friendly Seal for all ages. Enjoy this inspiring film with your whole family.

Content Description

Sex: A bride and groom kiss at their wedding.
Language: Blood-sucking leech-1; Back stabber-1; Back stabbing tax collector-1; Vulture-1.
Violence: Roman soldiers knock man down as well as his market cart; a comment that ink and blood has been spilled for Jesus; it is said a man in prison was executed.
Drugs: Water turned into wine and wine is seen a few times.
Nudity: Part of man's chest seen as he baptizes people.
Other: John the Baptist is imprisoned for preaching the truth; it is stated by the high priest that it is better for one man to die (Jesus) than for the entire nation to perish.

Info

Company: Cinedigm
Genre: Animated
Runtime: 50 min.
Industry Rating: Not Rated
Reviewer: Edwin L. Carpenter