Season 1, Episode 3 - Jesus Loves the Little Children

THE CHOSEN

Episode
Number:Season 1, Episode 3
Air Date:04/19/2019

What You Need To Know:

In “Jesus Loves the Little Children,” the charming third episode of Dallas Jenkins’ new show THE CHOSEN, viewers take a short detour from the plots they’ve been following to spend some time with Jesus. Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? It is. This episode introduces viewers to a Jesus at the very beginning of his ministry. He lives and works in a small camp, crafting small tools and equipment for local merchants and families in exchange for food. A group of children stumble upon Jesus’ camp and then return day after day, working with him and learning from him.

Earlier episodes give Jesus only a few minutes of screen time, but all 30 minutes of this piece are Jesus. They include His work, life and interactions with children. The episode contains continuing creative brilliance and some absolutely astounding detail work, such as when Jesus teaches the children his famous prayer or tells them the story of Elijah and the Two Bears. No foul language or questionable content occurs. “Jesus Loves the Little Children” is appropriate for all viewers. It actually serves as a sort of standalone story that could work in many contexts, including a Bible study or family lesson.

Content:

(CCC, BBB, M):

Dominant Worldview and Other Worldview Content/Elements:
  Very strong Christian, biblical worldview where prayer, praise, and Christ’s teaching are the core elements of the plot and where Christ himself is positively portrayed as humble, kind and wise;

Foul Language:
  No foul language;

Violence:
  No violence;

Sex:
  No sexual content;

Nudity:
  No nudity;

Alcohol Use:
  No alcohol use;

Smoking and/or Drug Use and Abuse:
  No smoking or drug content; and,

Miscellaneous Immorality:
  Children intentionally deceive their parents.

Episodes:

NumberDateTitleQualityContent
1.104/19/2019I Have Called You By Name+1
1.204/19/2019Shabbat+1
1.304/19/2019Jesus Loves the Little Children+4
1.404/19/2019The Rock on Which It Is Built+1
1.511/26/2019The Wedding Gift+1
1.611/26/2019Indescribable Compassion+4
1.711/26/2019Invitations+3
1.811/26/2019I Am He+4

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