Jacob's Ladder Series on DVD
|The "teenpack" is looking for adventure when they discover a mysterious old lighthouse and the even more mysterious keeper, Rafael. Through the lighthouse, the young teens are transported to Bible times where they interact with timeless characters and learn of a loving God who cares for His people throughout all the ages. These action-packed, top quality dramas are geared to youth ages 10-15, but are great for the whole family or for classroom use. Creative, easy-to-use pdf study materials are included to help young teens apply the faith-building lessons to their lives.|
Volume 1, Episodes 1-2: 60 min
Episode 1: Gideon, Reluctant Hero
The Hebrew people have forgotten about the mighty God of their forefathers. They are being lulled into idol worship by the Midianite conquerors. God calls the young man Gideon to stand up to these oppressors and their false gods. This story will challenge you to lay aside your idols and worship the one true God.
Episode 2: Gideon, Warrior by Faith
An angel has told Gideon he will free God's people from the Midianites. But, with no army and facing outrageous odds, Gideon finds it hard to believe and even harder to act on faith. Watch as God gives Gideon just what he needs to strengthen his faith. In the process, Gideon learns to depend on God to do the impossible.
Volume 2, Episodes 3-4: 60 min
Episode 3: Naomi and Ruth
A severe drought has brought famine to the land of Canaan. Elimelech and his wife, Naomi, have no choice but to leave all that they know and venture to Moab. There they are not welcome and new hardships await. Lessons about facing trials through faith and building healthy communities that reach out to outsiders come through in this powerful story where conflicting cultures clash.
Episode 4: Ruth and Boaz
Naomi and her daughter-in-law, Ruth, arrive back in Canaan to face a harsh reality. With no home and no money, these two widows need a plan for survival. Hard work, the law of the Lord, and a steadfast faith will all play a part in their success.
Volume 3, Episodes 5-7: 1 hr 30 min
Episode 5: The Invitation
Hannah has promised to give her son to God. Now that Sammy knows of his amazing birth, he must choose whether to accept God's plan for his life. Explore how free will interacts with following God's calling in this story.
Episode 6: Samuel's Destiny — Part 1
As the priest Eli's right-hand man, 13-year old Samuel works hard in the temple. Meanwhile Eli's two sons sink deeper into a life of sin. How will these contrasting choices impact the Hebrews and their covenant with God?
Episode 7: Samuel's Destiny — Part 2
As he begins to hear from God, Samuel transitions into the role of prophet. Meanwhile, the Israelites are marching into battle with the Ark of the Covenant, but without the Lord of Lords. What will it take to convince them to repent and put their faith in God?
Volume 4, Episodes 8 & 9: Saul 60 min
Episode 8: A King for the Hebrews -- Samuel has been a faithful prophet and judge of Israel for many years, but the people are increasingly dissatisfied. Attacks from surrounding nations have fed their desire for a king to lead them. Will the fledgling nation ever learn to trust in God alone and thank him for all He's given them?
Episode 9: Saul Takes Charge -- Since the shy farmer, Saul, has become the king of Israel, his family has noticed some changes. His newfound power and status leave him little time to consult with God, and there's no telling who will be the next target of his suspicions and anger. How far should we follow if our leaders take a wrong turn? This and other lessons come through in this story.
Volume 5, Episodes 10 - 11: Saul And David 60 min
Episode 10: The King Needs Help -- King Saul is slipping into mental illness, but he won't accept help from his family or from the prophet, Samuel. God Leads Samuel to secretly anoint a new king who will eventually take Saul's place. How will the king react when a boy named David has enough faith to obediently follow the Lord's calling?
Episode 11: Death Waiting -- Now a leading officer in King Saul's army, David enjoys one victory after another, but his success fuels the king's anger and jealousy, How can Prince Jonathan, son of King Saul, do the right thing when his own father plots to kill his best friend, David?
Volume 6, Episodes 12 - 13: David 60 min
Episode 12: David on the Run -- King Saul is out to kill his most successful and loyal soldier, David. While David finds refuge through the people of God, Saul shows no respect for God or his people. See the results of their decisions as this tale unfolds.
Episode 13: A New King -- In King Saul's darkest hour, he finally attempts to call on God as he once did, but God is silent. Where will Saul turn now? Can he sink any lower in his defiance of God? The story of David comes to a thrilling conclusion as he continues to walk in covenant with the Lord - the same covenant that began so many years before when Jacob saw a ladder to heaven.
- PDF Study Guide
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