The BEST Episodes of The Bible

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jan 6, 2020

Network: History

The series will cover everything from Genesis to Revelation within five two-hour parts, each containing two or three biblical stories told through live action and computer-generated imagery. It tells some of the best-known stories from the most popular book in human history, from Noah's Ark and the Exodus to Daniel in the Lion's Den to the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.

Hope

#1 - Hope

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Mar 17, 2013

The Jews are enslaved in Babylon; Daniel is thrown into the lions' den, but when his faith endures and God spares him, the Jews are allowed to return to Jerusalem; the Angel Gabriel tells Mary she will bear a child; Joseph takes Mary to Bethlehem for the census, where Jesus is born; the Holy family escapes Herod's order to kill Bethlehem's male babies; Judea comes under the ruthless rule of Pilate; John baptizes Jesus, who is now ready to take on his mission–and his revolution.

star 8.56
395 votes
Directors: Tony Mitchell
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Mission

#2 - Mission

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Mar 24, 2013

Jesus feeds the crowds in Galilee and brings a dead man, Lazarus, back to life; Jesus enters Jerusalem riding on a donkey–a declaration that he is the Messiah; Jesus turns on the money-changers in the Temple; Caiphas coaxes Judas into betraying Jesus; Jesus throws the disciples into turmoil at the Last Supper; Jesus is arrested and condemned to death as the disciples scatter.

star 8.22
264 votes
Directors: Tony Mitchell
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Passion

#3 - Passion

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 31, 2013

Peter denies Jesus and Judas hangs himself; the crowd clamors for Jesus's death; Jesus is crucified, but when Mary Magdalene goes to his tomb, a figure walks towards her–he is back; Jesus commissions the disciples to "go and preach to all creation," but their godly mission meets with hatred and even death; Paul has a vision and experiences a miraculous change of faith on a journey to Damascus; John receives a revelation–Jesus is coming back, and all who keep the faith will be rewarded.

star 8.05
324 votes
Directors: Crispin Reece
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Homeland

#4 - Homeland

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Mar 10, 2013

Joshua conquers Jericho; Delilah betrays Samson as the Israelites battle the Philistines; Samuel anoints David king, a move that could throw the nation into civil war; Saul is consumed with jealousy when David defeats Goliath; King David ushers in a golden age for Israel, but is soon seduced by power and lust for Bathsheba; God forgives David, and his son, Solomon, builds God's temple in Jerusalem.

star 7.91
464 votes
Directors: Crispin Reece
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Beginnings

#5 - Beginnings

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Mar 3, 2013

Noah endures God's wrath; Abraham reaches the Promised Land but still must prove his faith in God; Moses leads the Israelites out of Egypt, and his faith in God is rewarded when the Red Sea parts to allow the Israelites to escape Pharaoh's chariots; Moses delivers his final message from God–the Ten Commandments.

star 7.82
749 votes
Directors: Crispin Reece
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