Available to Biblos Subscribers 24/7, our collection of videos explores biblical topics in audio and visual detail. To scroll through the videos, click to the right or left of the rolodex image shown most prominently on your screen. To begin viewing, click on a title cover, and then click on the “play” triangle (located in the middle of the screen or in the progress bar). Also, you can find a list of our podcasts in the column to the right.
Abgar Inscription In 1899 archaeologists discovered a lintel with a Greek text containing a copy of correspondence between Jesus and King Abgar of Edessa. This talk discusses the significance of the discovery and what it means for Christians today. This talk was given as a Monday morning lecture to The Principia Upper School in May of 2012. Approximately 30 minutes.
Abraham's Story: Its Spiritual Message This talk discusses the story of Abraham not only in terms of family but also in terms of faith – a faith that corresponded with obedience. Also, we will discover why many consider Abraham to be one who helped in the inauguration of spirituality in the world. Approximately 30 minutes.
Beatitudes Mary Baker Eddy writes, “No purer and more exalted teachings ever fell upon human ears than those contained in what is commonly known as the Sermon on the Mount” (Ret. 91:5). This talk covers specifically the Beatitudes found in the Gospel of Matthew, chapter 5. As we study these verses, we’ll discover the divine authority behind Jesus’ inspiring teachings and gain a deeper understanding of our responsibility to live them. Approximately 2 hours.
"Church of the new-born" – The People’s Idea of God, p.14 This seven-part video series, titled, “Church of the new-born” (The People’s Idea of God, p.14) discusses the question, “Why do we need church in our world today?” One of the simplest facts that perhaps we miss is that the New Testament is really written not so much to individuals as individuals, but to individuals in their “church” consciousness, - in other words, individuals who are related to each other through God, through the concept revealed to us as “church.” We will also discuss the question, “What might Mary Baker Eddy want us to understand about her designation for Mother Church members as members of the “church of the new-born”? How important is spiritual healing to church? How important is the role of church in nourishing the spiritual life of God’s children? These and other aspects of our church’s mission will be explored to help us gain a deeper understanding of its unique place in the world.
Continuity of Christian Healing “The Continuity of Christian Healing” is a recording of selected readings from Jesus’ healings found in the Gospels and Mary Baker Eddy’s healings found in biographies and reminiscences.
Daniel in the Lions' Den Daniel was taken into captivity in Babylon. Through his obedience to God he rose in the ranks as an administrator of the pagan kingdom. Government officials were jealous of him so they tried to use Daniel’s faith in God against him. They tricked King Darius into approving a decree that, during a 30-day period, anyone who prayed to another God or man besides the king would be thrown into the lions’ den. This video discusses Daniel’s protection while in the lions' den and how his obedience and innocence saved him.
Exodus: Freedom from Bondage This talk on freedom covers Moses' and the Children of Israel's trek out of bondage. We will look at Moses' experience at the burning bush, his confrontation with Pharaoh, the Exodus itself, and the challenges the Hebrews faced in the wilderness. Also, there will be a discussion on what is required of us to leave Egypt behind in order to begin our journey toward the Promised Land. Approximately 42 minutes.
Healing of the 10 Lepers This video discusses Jesus’ healing of the ten lepers and the significance of the Samaritan who showed such heartfelt gratitude to God after he was healed.
Jesus and Zacchaeus The story of Jesus' encounter with Zacchaeus, the publican, is recounted in the Gospel of Luke. We discuss the qualities of the tax collector and why Jesus might have seen in this individual more receptivity than the other Jews of his day, and why the Master calls him "a son of Abraham." Approximately 13 minutes.
Nativity - "Unto us a son is given" Unto Us a Son is Given” is a series of six talks on the biblical accounts of Jesus’ nativity. We will look more deeply into the Gospels of Matthew and Luke and discover their similarities and differences. There is also a discussion of Mary and her role as the mother of the Messiah. Approximately 2 hours.
On the Road to Damascus: The Conversion of Saul This talk covers the conversion story of Saul on his way to Damascus and discusses its impact on the growth of the early Christian church beyond the borders of Israel. We'll look at what Saul/Paul learns during this experience and think about how that light of revelation will influence his future lectures to Jewish and Gentile audiences all over the Roman Empire. Approximately 32 minutes.
Our Holy Habitation The word “terrorism” has been in the news for years. But now our world seems to be more acutely aware of those who want to eradicate the American way of life, our liberty and our freedom of religion. This talk discusses the issue from a biblical basis (and through the lens of Christian Science) and offers ideas on how learning more about the four sides of the Holy City can be helpful in praying for solutions to these challenges facing humanity. Approximately 50 minutes.
Parable of the Prodigal Son This talk discusses the parable of the Prodigal Son. It is one of the most well-known stories in the Gospels. It follows the parable of the Lost Sheep and the parable of the Lost Coin. Its relevancy has stood the test of time. As the parable is read, we might ask ourselves, what do the actions of the prodigal teach us? What do the actions of the father teach us? What does the older brother teach us? And finally, what are the spiritual lessons this parable offers? There is a timeless message in this story, and our goal as Bible students is to discover it. Approximately 26 minutes.
Pentecost One week after Jesus' ascension, Jews celebrate the "Feast of Weeks" - a feast after the end of the barley harvest. It's also known as "the Pentecost" because the feast occurs 50 days after the first day of Passover. But this celebration is unique. It becomes the first test for the early Christian church: Can the church survive without the presence of the founder? This talk will explore the answer to that question through a discussion of the Pentecost as recorded in the second chapter of the Book of Acts. Approximately 21 minutes.
Raising of Tabitha at Joppa This talk, along with visual slides, discusses the resurrection of Tabitha by the disciple, Peter. Approximately 18 minutes.
Raising of the Widow's Son at Nain This talk, along with visual slides, discusses Jesus’ raising of the widow’s son at Nain and looks at the parallel between this narrative and the Old Testament story of Elijah's raising of the widow’s son at Zarephath. Approximately 16 minutes.
"...safe under the shadow of His wing" (Mis. 157:14) How to feel safe is in the thoughts of a large portion of the world’s population. No matter where we go, what we do, safety is of the utmost concern. The Psalmist writes, “. . . thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety” (Ps.4:8). This talk will focus specifically on the biblical characters of Joseph, Daniel, Jesus, and Paul, who illustrate for the world that wholehearted trust in God is the answer to feeling safe and protected. Approximately 2 hours.
Story of Joseph, Son of Jacob Joseph's character has been referred to as "the most flawless of any in the Old Testament." This talk looks at his story, narrated in Genesis, chapters 37-50, and discovers some of the qualities which lifted him out of what appeared to be unsolvable situations. Approximately 36 minutes.