The BEST Episodes of The Chosen

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Jul 18, 2021

Network: VidAngel (USA)

A charismatic fisherman drowning in debt. A troubled woman wrestling with real demons. A gifted publican ostracized by his family and his people. A religious leader struggling with his beliefs. See Jesus through the eyes of those that met him. The Chosen is the first-ever-multi-season TV show about the life of Jesus. Created outside of the Hollywood system, The Chosen allows us to see Him through the eyes of those who knew him. No matter where you are at in your journey with Jesus Christ, this TV show is for you. Directed by Dallas Jenkins, son of celebrated “Left Behind” author, Jerry Jenkins, and distributed on the VidAngel Studios platform, the show has become the biggest crowd-funded TV series of all time.

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#1 - Reckoning

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Jun 30, 2021

After learning of Jesus' whereabouts, Quintus sends Gaius to arrest him. The disciples lose control as they argue about how to respond. While seeking information about where Jesus has been taken, Andrew and Philip encounter old friends.

star 10.00
3 votes
Beyond Mountains

#2 - Beyond Mountains

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Jul 11, 2021

While Jesus and Matthew prepare the content of the big sermon, the disciples spread the word while fighting amongst themselves. A high-ranking Sanhedrin member is shocked by Shmuel’s reports on Jesus. Thousands arrive for the sermon, including familiar faces.

star 10.00
3 votes

#3 - Unlawful

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Jun 23, 2021

Matthew and Simon try to get along as they search for Mary in dark places. The group fears for Mary as they struggle with lack of food and bad news about John the Baptist. Meanwhile, Jesus continues to upset Pharisees across multiple regions.

star 9.14
7 votes

#4 - Thunder

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 4, 2021

Tension builds among the disciples as they wrestle with the increasing fame of Jesus in Samaria. Jesus rebukes Big James and John for their prejudice and, after a near-violent encounter, gives them a new nickname.

star 8.81
16 votes
Directors: Dallas Jenkins
Writers: Dallas Jenkins, Tyler Thompson
Matthew 4:24

#5 - Matthew 4:24

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 13, 2021

A long, exhausting day turns into night as the disciples help Jesus deal with a large crowd hoping to be healed. Around the campfire, over dinner, the group tried to get to know each other better. But tensions erupt.

star 8.80
15 votes
Directors: Dallas Jenkins
Writers: Dallas Jenkins, Tyler Thompson
I Am He

#6 - I Am He

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 26, 2019

Jesus makes plans to leave Capernaum because his actions are considered disruptive and he is now wanted for questioning by Roman authorities. Nicodemus is faced with a decision to follow Jesus and become one of his followers or stay in his current lifestyle of wealth and privilege. Jesus prepares to publicly reveal himself as the Messiah.

star 8.74
39 votes
The Perfect Opportunity

#7 - The Perfect Opportunity

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired May 11, 2021

As Jesus and the disciples head to Jerusalem to celebrate the Feast of Tabernacles, the Jewish authorities are troubled as they heard of a healing that took place during the Shabbat.

star 8.67
9 votes
The Wedding Gift

#8 - The Wedding Gift

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Nov 26, 2019

Nicodemus interrogates John the Baptizer while Jesus and his students make their way to a wedding celebration in Cana. When the wine runs low, Mary asks her son to intervene on behalf of the bridegroom's family.

star 8.65
48 votes

#9 - Invitations

Season 1 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 26, 2019

Matthew struggles to reconcile the miracles he has witnessed with reality. Nicodemus meets with Jesus under cover of night to talk to him since it is now no longer completely safe for Jesus to be seen in public. Jesus makes a controversial choice for one of his disciples.

star 8.63
43 votes
Indescribable Compassion

#10 - Indescribable Compassion

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 26, 2019

Despite trying to keep a low profile, word of Jesus's deeds spread and various people come to him to be healed. Jesus draws a large crowd with his teaching and performs his first public miracle and the resulting chaos endangers him.

star 8.57
47 votes
I Saw You

#11 - I Saw You

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 13, 2021

A mysterious visitor seeks to meet Jesus, but the disciples are hesitant. Tension builds between Simon and Matthew. As the group heads to a new city, word arrives that Jesus’ fame is growing.

star 8.55
11 votes
Directors: Dallas Jenkins
Writers: Dallas Jenkins, Tyler Thompson
The Rock on Which it is Built

#12 - The Rock on Which it is Built

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 19, 2019

Simon's deal with the Roman's reaches a breaking point and he becomes desperate. Matthew witnesses an event that defies reason and logic that his rational mind can neither explain nor accept. Nicodemus meets with an imprisoned John the Baptist.

star 8.33
51 votes
Jesus Loves the Little Children

#13 - Jesus Loves the Little Children

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 19, 2019

Jesus befriends and teaches the group of children who discover His camp on the outskirts of Capernaum.

star 8.27
55 votes

#14 - Shabbat

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 19, 2019

Simon's deal with the Romans goes from bad to worse and Matthew secretly meets with Roman authorities to discuss spying on Simon. Mary of Magdala (formerly Lilith) is seen in public completely healed and her transformation stuns Nicodemus who was powerless to help her. A restored and reformed Mary nervously hosts a traditional Jewish meal with a surprise and welcome guest.

star 8.16
64 votes

#15 - Spirit

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired May 23, 2021

After stirring the water, Jesus is now pursued by Simon the Zealot, Atticus, and Shmuel. John the Baptizer visits the group and tells Jesus his dangerous mission. Meanwhile, back at the camp, Mary Magdalene is devastated by an encounter with a mysterious and dangerous stranger.

star 8.00
9 votes
I Have Called You by Name

#16 - I Have Called You by Name

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Apr 19, 2019

In the backdrop of oppressive Roman rule, a Jewish fisherman, saddled with enormous debt agrees to spy on his fellow Jews in a deal to settle his debt with Roman authorities. A Jewish tax collector, deals with the turmoil and fallout from being considered a traitor by his fellow countrymen. A woman known as "Lilith" suffers from severe emotional, mental and spiritual torment that a Jewish religious leader is powerless to help her overcome.

star 7.91
86 votes
Directors: Dallas Jenkins