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The Bible miniseries airs on The History channel beginning March 3. Here's a sneak peek with special commentary from Rick Warren.

Saddleback Church will be leveraging The Bible miniseries as a small group discipleship tool with 7,000 groups using The Bible 30-Day Experience DVD Study Kit

The Bible is an epic five-week, 10 hour television miniseries premiering March 3, 2013 on the History Channel from Emmy Award winning husband and wife team, Mark Burnett and Roma Downey. Each week the History Channel will show episodes on Sunday and Wednesday nights. Lifetime will also show episodes on Monday nights. Check your local TV schedule for times. Learn more about The Bible miniseries and get supporting materials here.

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Keith B

commented on Feb 28, 2013

I'm sorry if I'm not optimistic. The last time I watched a Bible miniseries on tv they had Lot in his pirate ship trying to attack Noah in the ark. I can't bring myselt to recommend this to my congregation until I actually screen it myself.

Michael James Monaghan

commented on Feb 28, 2013

Due to a fault on my computer I could not hear what Rick Warren was saying, and I don't lip-read much :) . But I noticed someone playing the part of 'Jesus'. I may have an aversion to people pretending or illustrating 'Jesus' by role play . It may be due to my early years as a Roman Catholic where from an early age we learned that a piece of bread, a wafer , became actual Christ body blood soul and divinity and was to be be adored . There was also the statues . Somehow they seemed to take on a live sanctity . So , I don't like people playing at being Jesus . Without the video I may have been interested in the series .

Patricia Brock

commented on Feb 28, 2013

I believe everyone who get to watch this miniseries will be Encouraged to surrender their life to Jesus. After seeing what our precious Lord Jesus has done for us a person would have to have a reprobate mind not to want to acknowledge that Jesus is Lord. I am so excited for this series and can hardly wait to see the move of God. Thank you Roma and Mark for obeying the call of God on your life.

Alexander Shaw

commented on Feb 28, 2013

This snippet is all I have seen - but it is poor - it does not even stick to the text - why? One of the finest series I have seen is The Visual Bible on Matthew with Bruce Marchiano. Get hold of that if you can - straight from the New Testament Text.

Derrick Tuper

commented on Feb 28, 2013

It's hard for me to watch a biblical series that depicts events inaccurately. I don't know why they depicted Peter as being so brash with Jesus. That exchange rubbed me the wrong way. The principles as brought out by Warren were good points that we can take something away from but stick to the text. Some variation to fill in gaps may be okay but you have to be careful to not stray away from the context of events.

John E Miller

commented on Mar 11, 2013

Mr Warren is an apostate. No one should be surprised at his cavalier attitude to biblical accuracy.

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