Joseph faces a personal test of faith in Nazareth when Mary tells him she is expecting a child who is the son of God; Joseph vows to love and protect his son, Jesus, through many dangers.
30 years after Jesus is born, his life intersects with that of John the Baptist, a radical preaching in the desert against Judea's rulers, including Herod's son, Herod Antipas. Inaugurating his divine mission, John baptises Jesus.
Mary, the mother of Jesus, is torn between wanting to protect her son and letting him go to fulfill his sacrificial destiny when the time is right. Jesus performs his first public miracle at her request at the Wedding Feast of Cana.
Caiaphas, High Priest of Jerusalem and religious leader of the Jewish people, faces an impossible dilemma. Caught between his faith and the might of Rome, Caiaphas must judge how great a provocation Jesus Christ poses.
Judas is known as the devoted disciple who ultimately betrays Jesus. What prompted one of Jesus’ closest friends to turn on him remains one of the Bible’s great mysteries.
Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor of Judea, has to make a decision about a troublesome preacher called Jesus.
Mary Magdalene witnesses the torment of Jesus’ crucifixion at the foot of the cross. But her faith is rewarded the most when she is the first to witness the seemingly unbelievable: His resurrection.