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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.
#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.