He Is Risen Video On Interactive DVD
He is Risen is an accurate narrative that helps children understand Christ's resurrection and ascension into Heaven. Use this interactive Bible video to teach the story of the greatest miracle of all the resurrection of Jesus Christ!
Main Characters: Jesus, the Disciples, Mary Magdalene, Pontius Pilate and Caiaphas
Scripture References: Matthew 26-27, Mark 14:26-16:20, Luke 22-24 & John 18-21
Overall Theme: Jesus dies on the cross and is buried in a sealed tomb only to be raised on the third day, celebrated as Easter morning. Appearing to the Disciples and His followers, Jesus compels them with the message that they must spread His teachings, and make disciples of men, then Jesus ascends into Heaven.
Summary: A young boy, Daniel, witnesses the death of Jesus by crucifixion on Calvary where a Roman Centurion confirms, "Truly this man was the son of God." Storms rage and an earthquake shakes the land at Jesus' death. Daniel hurries back to the Disciples, who are hiding from Roman soldiers, with the news of Jesus' death. Meanwhile, Joseph of Arimathaea and Nicodemus prepare Jesus‰۪ body, bury it in a tomb cut into a hillside and cover the entrance with a huge stone.Caiaphas, the Pharisee high priest, who did not accept Jesus as the Messiah, visits Pontius Pilate, counseling Pilate to seal the tomb since Jesus' followers said He would rise from death on the third day. Pilate agrees and posts guards, but angels appear and the tomb splits open in a glorious burst of light. Jesus first appears to Mary Magdalene when she visits the empty tomb. Then Jesus appears to the Disciples. He entrusts Simon Peter to take care of His "lambs and sheep", and preaches for 40 days, asking His followers to teach His words to all peoples, everywhere.His mission on earth completed, Jesus ascends into heaven in a stirring climax to the video, telling His followers He will come again. "Come quickly, Lord Jesus," says the boy Daniel. "I'll always be watching for You."
Background: Celebration of Good Friday and Easter commemorates Jesus' death and resurrection at the core of Christianity. Jesus died to break the power of sin and to restore our relationship with God. The resurrection assures us of our eternal life-victory over death, symbolizing hope for all humanity. Jesus called His Disciples to spread the good news of the Gospel, a call that speaks to us today.BONUS Resource & Activity BooksEach interactive DVD includes an instant download 64-page Resource & Activity Book full of skill-developing activities, word games, puzzles, coloring pages, and more! Provides hours of fun and learning for the entire family! The special "Certificate of Achievement" located in the back of the book serves as an excellent award your child can display after completing the activities.DVD Chapter Index: Historical Perspective Opening Credits After the Crucifixion His Work Was Done Joseph of Arimathaea Asks for Jesus' Body Joseph and Nicodemus Bury Jesus Guards Posted at the Tomb His Words Must Not Be Forgotten The Resurrection Mary Magdalene Sees the Risen Lord Payments to the Guards to Lie Thomas is Doubtful The Tale of Resurrection Spreads Feed My Sheep The Ascension
Principles and Values Taught in This Video: Atonement, Eternal Life, Love of God, Resurrection, Faith, Friendship, Joy, Peace, Sabbath Observance, Sacrifice, Second Coming, and Teaching Others