An important part of reading biblical narratives is learning how to understand the nature of "the plot," how stories are arranged into a pattern of conflict and resolution. In this video we'll see how ignoring the sequence of the plot can lead to distorted interpretation of biblical stories. We'll also explore how grasping the multi-layered nature of the narrative can help you see the unified story that leads to Jesus.
The final week of Jesus' life culminated in a controversial week in Jerusalem during Passover. In this video we'll explore the Gospel of Luke chs. 19-23, and how it came about that the innocent Jesus ended up being executed as a revolutionary rebel against Rome. We'll also see how Jesus was not at all surprised, because he believed that his death would open up a new future for Israel, and for all humanity.
Different culture have different conceptions of the human heart, what it is and what it does, and the biblical authors are no exception. In this video we'll explore the ancient Hebrew words for "heart" as well as the different ideas of what our hearts represent. There is no biblical word that captures better the essence of human thought, feeling, and desire, than this rich and wonderful word.
Episode 4 explores the unique literary style of the Bible that is meant to draw its readers into a lifelong journey of reading and meditation. The Bible is designed as a multi-layered work, offering new levels of insight as you re-read it and allow each part to help you understanding every other part. The Bible is the original meditation literature.
Our mission is to show how the Bible is a unified story that leads to Jesus.
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"Justice" is a felt need in our world today, and a controversial topic. But what is justice, exactly, and who gets to define it? In this video we'll explore the biblical theme of Justice and discover how it's deeply rooted in the storyline of the Bible that leads to Jesus.
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Vote on the New Heaven & Earth concept. We will still colorize and make some "finishing touches." Image of God won this last round and will be available on the store soon!
Vote on our favorite Torah scholar concept. We will still colorize and make some "finishing touches." Image of God won this last round and will be available on the store soon!
Vote on this concept inspired by our Public Reading of Scripture Video. We will still colorize and make some "finishing touches." Image of God won this last round and will be available on the store soon!
What Is The Bible Project?
The Bible Project is a non-profit animation studio that produces short-form, fully animated videos to make the biblical story accessible to everyone, everywhere.
We believe the church is a unique and living organism that draws individuals closer to a relational God, and we are honored to create resources for church communities to dive deeper into the unified narrative of the Bible.
Our church has been able to read through the The Bible with the help of The Bible Project's short introductory videos. Through the theme videos, we've been able to communicate big ideas that run through the entirety of Scripture in a concise, easily-digested manner.
-Ryan Smith, Living Stones Church
Schools all around the world are using The Bible Project videos and resources to augment, or create curriculums for students anywhere from elementary schools to post-graduate seminaries.
My desire in teaching was to help make God, faith, and theology relevant to teenagers. Your videos have been an extraordinary help in my classes. I can teach an idea like sacrifice or the messiah, and then at the end of class play one of your videos and it wraps everything up perfectly. The Bible Project videos help my students understand their own personal call from Christ.
-Andy, Theology Teacher at Mercy High School
Red Bluff, CA
Get together with some friends, watch The Bible Project videos in a relaxed setting, and discuss themes of scripture more in depth. We’ve also got Study Notes for some of the videos (and are working on more) to help facilitate discussion!
The Bible Project is making a wonderful impact for the Kingdom as believers old and new get clear, understandable access to the structure and overarching theme of the Scriptures.
-Jeff Quinto, Executive Director of the Adult Christian Education Foundation
We’ve gotten so many amazing e-mails and letters from you all, telling us about how you’re reading through the bible with your family, sharing devotional studies, learning together, spending quality time, and growing closer to God and each other. We love it!
I shared your bible project videos with my family during our bible study/devotions time, and they loved them. Even our teenage son watches them with enthusiasm!
-Eugene K, Father
You know how to use our resources best!
I've become newly motivated to read through the bible with renewed passion. It's doing wonders for my devotional life. Additionally, I want to describe the way my kids (especially my 8 year old son) enjoy your videos. We have together gone through about 40 of your videos (the topical + torah series + read scripture series). God has really used your videos to make him understand a summary view of many portions of the word. It's a joy to see him summarize the book of Leviticus in about 5-6 mins in his own language - something that I couldn't do till about 2 years back!
Thomas, Pastor and Father
2017 is Year of the Bible
Start by signing up for our weekly email where we will remind you each day to watch, read, and pray. Alternatively, you can download the Read Scripture App. Or, download the reading plan.
Combining Tim’s deep biblical understanding and Jon’s passion for visual story-telling, they created their first two videos in 2014 and put them online for free. This is now a collaborative, full-time labor of love made up of artists, illustrators, designers, supporters and prayer warriors.