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Series: “Beloved Thief”
The ancient Israeli wedding customs, as they parallel the great moment of the coming of the heavenly Bridegroom, are portrayed in exciting Israeli music and drama. A fully staged musical show with fine actors and singers in period costumes of first-century Israel. A really enchanting and inspiring hour, worthy of many repeated viewings.
Episode: Beloved Thief, Part 2
The ancient Israeli wedding customs, as they parallel the great moment of the coming of the heavenly Bridegroom, are portrayed in exciting Israeli music and drama. A fully staged musical show with fine actors and singers in period costumes of first-century Israel. A really enchanting and inspiring hour, worthy of many repeated viewings.

Caption transcript for Beloved Thief: Part 2 (2/3)

  • 00:02 [ music playing softly ]
  • 00:40 [ music playing softly ]
  • 00:50 SHALOM, HELLO AGAIN.
  • 00:52 THIS PROGRAM IS THE SECOND
  • 00:54 OF A SERIES OF THREE,
  • 00:56 AND WE'RE PRESENTING
  • 00:57 OUR MUSICAL PLAY,
  • 00:58 "BELOVED THIEF."
  • 00:59 SO WATCH IT TONIGHT
  • 01:00 AND DON'T MISS NEXT WEEK
  • 01:02 BECAUSE, OF COURSE,
  • 01:03 THAT'S THE CONCLUSION.
  • 01:04 TELL A FRIEND TO TAKE A LOOK.
  • 01:06 WE'LL HAVE RECAPS AT THE TOP
  • 01:07 OF THIS SHOW AND THE NEXT ONE
  • 01:09 TO KIND OF BRING YOU
  • 01:10 UP ON THE STORY.
  • 01:11 IT'S A MUSICAL SHOW.
  • 01:12 YOU'LL SEE ME IN IT
  • 01:13 AS THE NARRATOR,
  • 01:14 KIND OF EXPLAINING THE STORY
  • 01:15 AND YOU'LL SEE ACTORS
  • 01:17 AND SINGERS.
  • 01:18 AND WE MADE SETS OF FIRST
  • 01:20 CENTURY ISRAEL.
  • 01:22 WE MADE UP NAMES
  • 01:23 FOR THE CHARACTERS TO
  • 01:24 KIND OF FIT THE TIMES.
  • 01:25 YOU WON'T FIND EVERY NAME
  • 01:26 IN THE SCRIPTURES,
  • 01:28 BUT WE NAMED OUR CHARACTERS.
  • 01:30 WE HAVE 14 SONGS IN THE PROGRAM,
  • 01:32 AND WE'VE PUT THEM
  • 01:33 ON A NEW ALBUM,
  • 01:35 "BELOVED THIEF,"
  • 01:36 AND YOU CAN GET THIS
  • 01:38 OR IN CASSETTE FORM,
  • 01:39 IF YOU LIKE TO USE A CASSETTE,
  • 01:40 ALL THE SONGS OF THE PROGRAM
  • 01:42 WILL BE ON "BELOVED THIEF."
  • 01:43 I'LL TELL YOU LATER
  • 01:45 HOW YOU GET THAT.
  • 01:47 WE HAVE IT ON VIDEOTAPE,
  • 01:48 AS WELL,
  • 01:49 AND THIS TIME WE'VE MADE
  • 01:51 VIDEOTAPE WITH ALL
  • 01:52 THREE PROGRAMS.
  • 01:53 IT'S THE COMPLETE PLAY
  • 01:55 WITH NO INTERUPTIONS.
  • 01:56 WE CAN SUPPLY IT TO YOU
  • 01:58 ON VHS OR BETA THIS TIME.
  • 02:00 WE HAVE THE MEANS
  • 02:01 TO DO BOTH FORMATS.
  • 02:03 I WISH YOU WOULD THINK
  • 02:04 ABOUT GETTING THIS VIDEOTAPE
  • 02:05 BECAUSE WE CAN'T ALWAYS
  • 02:06 SHOW THE SHOW ON TV
  • 02:08 AND IT'S A LITTLE BIT
  • 02:10 DIFFICULT TO ORGANIZE
  • 02:11 LIVE PERFORMANCES.
  • 02:12 IT'S A NEW AGE
  • 02:13 WHERE YOU CAN OWN
  • 02:14 A MUSICAL PLAY
  • 02:15 AND HAVE IT IN YOUR LIVING ROOM
  • 02:17 IN THIS FORM.
  • 02:18 SO IF YOU HAVE
  • 02:19 A CASSETTE PLAYER,
  • 02:20 WHY, GET THE VIDEOTAPE.
  • 02:22 I'LL TELL YOU ABOUT IT LATER.
  • 02:24 THIS SECTION OF THE PLAY
  • 02:25 IS ALL ABOUT THIS CUP.
  • 02:27 WE'RE GOING TO RECAP
  • 02:28 THE ACTION NOW.
  • 02:29 YOU'LL SEE THE
  • 02:30 BRIDEGROOM SINGING,
  • 02:31 "I SAW HER," AND THE
  • 02:33 BRIDE-TO-BE SINGING,
  • 02:34 "I SAW HIM TODAY."
  • 02:35 AND THEN YOU'LL SEE
  • 02:36 THAT PRISTINE MOMENT
  • 02:37 WHEN HE OFFERS HER
  • 02:38 THE BRIDAL CUP.
  • 02:40 SHE CAN DRINK IT
  • 02:41 OR NOT DRINK IT.
  • 02:42 LET'S WATCH WHAT HAPPENS.
  • 02:44 ♪ I SAW HER, I SAW HER...
  • 02:46 ♪ I SAW MY BRIDE-TO-BE.
  • 02:50 ♪ THIS MORNING I SAW HER,
  • 02:52 ♪ THE ONLY ONE FOR ME.
  • 02:54 ♪ YOU MAY SAY I'M CRAZY.
  • 02:57 ♪ I SWEAR BY GOD ABOVE,
  • 02:59 ♪ THE WHOLE WORLD IS CRAZY
  • 03:02 ♪ IF THIS ISN'T LOVE. ♪♪
  • 03:08 Narrator:
  • 03:08 THAT WAS OUR BRIDEGROOM
  • 03:10 AND THIS IS OUR BRIDE-TO-BE.
  • 03:11 ♪ HOW CAN I SAY
  • 03:14 ♪ I SAW HIM TODAY?
  • 03:18 ♪ I JUST SAW A STRANGER TODAY.
  • 03:26 ♪ YET SOMEHOW I KNEW
  • 03:29 ♪ JUST WHAT HE WOULD DO.
  • 03:33 ♪ SOMEHOW I KNEW
  • 03:36 ♪ HIS VERY HEART.
  • 03:41 ♪ TODAY, HE'LL COME TO ME.
  • 03:44 ♪ TO POUR A CUP TO SEE
  • 03:47 ♪ IF I WILL DRINK THAT CUP
  • 03:50 ♪ THAT MEANS I'M ...
  • 03:52 ♪ HIS BRIDE-TO-BE. ♪♪
  • 04:00 DON'T YOU HAVE SEVERAL
  • 04:01 BROTHERS AND SISTERS?
  • 04:04 Narrator:
  • 04:04 A BRIDEGROOM VISITS
  • 04:06 AT THE HOUSE OF THE BRIDE
  • 04:07 AND TALKS WITH HER FAMILY,
  • 04:09 AND HE BRINGS HIS
  • 04:10 MARRIAGE CONTRACT
  • 04:11 AND THE PRICE FOR THE BRIDE.
  • 04:15 AND HE'S GOING TO
  • 04:16 PROPOSE TO HER
  • 04:17 BY POURING A CUP FOR HER.
  • 04:24 [ music playing softly ]
  • 04:45 I GO TO PREPARE
  • 04:46 A PLACE FOR YOU.
  • 04:51 WELL, THAT WAS THE
  • 04:52 GREAT MOMENT.
  • 04:54 FROM THE MOMENT
  • 04:55 SHE DRANK THAT CUP,
  • 04:56 THE ADVENTURE
  • 04:57 IS JUST BEGINNING.
  • 04:58 NOW, LET'S GO BACK
  • 04:59 TO OUR PLAY.
  • 05:06 NOW THE BRIDE WAS TAKEN
  • 05:07 BY SURPRISE TO BE SURE.
  • 05:09 WHEN THE CHAMBER WOULD
  • 05:10 FINALLY BE READY,
  • 05:12 THE GROOM AND HIS BROTHERS
  • 05:13 AND HIS GROOMSMEN WOULD
  • 05:14 SNEAK OVER TO HER STREET,
  • 05:16 GET CLOSE TO THE HOUSE,
  • 05:18 MAKE SURE IT WAS DARK
  • 05:19 AND EVERYONE WAS ASLEEP.
  • 05:21 NOW, THERE WERE CERTAIN RULES.
  • 05:24 THE GROOM COULDN'T
  • 05:24 JUST RUSH IN AND GRAB HER
  • 05:26 OUT OF HER BED.
  • 05:27 THE GOD OF ISRAEL
  • 05:28 IS KINDER THAN THAT.
  • 05:29 WHEN THEY WOULD COME
  • 05:30 CLOSE ENOUGH TO HER HOUSE
  • 05:31 TO BE HEARD,
  • 05:32 SOMEONE IN THE WEDDING PARTY
  • 05:34 WOULD HAVE TO SHOUT.
  • 05:35 WHEN SHE HEARD THAT SHOUT,
  • 05:37 SHE KNEW HE'D BE THERE
  • 05:38 IN A MOMENT.
  • 05:39 SHE HAD TIME ONLY TO
  • 05:40 LIGHT HER LAMP
  • 05:41 AND GET HER VEIL ON
  • 05:42 AND HER SISTERS
  • 05:43 AND BRIDESMAIDS
  • 05:44 WOULD LIGHT THEIR LAMPS
  • 05:45 AND JOIN HER
  • 05:46 AND THEY'D MEET THE MEN
  • 05:47 AND GO THROUGH THE VILLAGE.
  • 05:49 AND THE PEOPLE OF THE VILLAGE
  • 05:50 COULD KNOW THERE WAS
  • 05:51 A WEDDING BECAUSE THEY
  • 05:52 HEARD THE YOUNG PEOPLE
  • 05:53 LAUGHING AT MIDNIGHT
  • 05:55 AND GOING BY
  • 05:55 WITH THE OIL LAMPS.
  • 05:57 NOW, BACK IN OUR PLAY
  • 05:59 OVER AT THE BRIDEGROOM'S
  • 06:00 FATHER'S HOUSE,
  • 06:00 THINGS WERE PROGRESSING.
  • 06:02 IF THIS YOUNG MAN HAD NEVER
  • 06:03 BUILT ANYTHING ELSE
  • 06:04 IN HIS LIFE,
  • 06:05 HE WAS GOING TO
  • 06:05 GET THIS CHAMBER READY.
  • 06:07 AND IT WAS A PROJECT.
  • 06:08 IT HAD TO BE WELL BUILT.
  • 06:09 THE HONEYMOON WAS
  • 06:10 SEVEN DAYS LONG,
  • 06:12 JUST AS THE BELIEVERS
  • 06:12 WILL BE SEVEN YEARS IN HEAVEN
  • 06:14 WITH THEIR BRIDEGROOM.
  • 06:16 BUT THE BRIDE HAD NO IDEA
  • 06:17 WHEN HE WOULD COME.
  • 06:19 THAT ONLY DEPENDED ON
  • 06:20 HOW GOOD A BUILDER HE WAS.
  • 06:22 MARY MUST HAVE BEEN GLAD
  • 06:23 TO HAVE A CONTRACT
  • 06:24 FROM JOSEPH.
  • 06:25 AFTER ALL, A CARPENTER
  • 06:26 SHOULD KNOW HOW
  • 06:28 TO PUT UP A BRIDAL CHAMBER.
  • 06:29 NOW, HIS FATHER WAS
  • 06:30 THE JUDGE ON WHEN
  • 06:31 THE THING WAS REALLY DONE.
  • 06:33 YOU CAN SEE THE LOGIC THERE.
  • 06:34 IF IT WERE UP
  • 06:35 TO THE YOUNG MAN,
  • 06:36 HE'D THROW UP SOME KIND
  • 06:37 OF SIMPLE SHELTER
  • 06:38 AND JUST GO
  • 06:39 AND GET THE GIRL.
  • 06:40 BUT HIS FATHER WOULD
  • 06:41 INSPECT IT FROM TIME TO TIME
  • 06:42 TO SEE WHEN IT
  • 06:43 WAS REALLY READY.
  • 06:44 AFTER ALL,
  • 06:45 IT HAD TO BE BEAUTIFUL.
  • 06:46 YOU DON'T HONEYMOON
  • 06:47 JUST ANY ANYPLACE.
  • 06:49 AND THEREFORE,
  • 06:50 THE FATHER OF THE BRIDEGROOM
  • 06:51 CHOSE THE WEDDING DAY.
  • 06:53 WELL, IT WAS A LONG JOB
  • 06:56 AND GOOD WORK.
  • 06:57 IT WOULD TEACH DAVID
  • 06:58 PATIENCE AND DILIGENCE
  • 07:00 THAT WOULD GIVE HIM
  • 07:01 A USEFUL SKILL.
  • 07:02 AND MOST OF ALL,
  • 07:03 IT WOULD KEEP HIS MIND
  • 07:04 WHERE IT BELONGED...
  • 07:05 ON THE LUCKY GIRL.
  • 07:08 HAVE YOU BEEN WORKING
  • 07:09 ALL DAY?
  • 07:12 ALL NIGHT AND ALL DAY.
  • 07:14 I'VE SEEN YOUR BRIDE-TO-BE.
  • 07:16 SUCH A BEAUTIFUL GIRL.
  • 07:19 I HAD A FEELING YOU'D BE
  • 07:20 FINISHING THIS JOB QUICKLY.
  • 07:23 IT IS ALMOST FINISHED,
  • 07:24 BUT I STILL HAVE WORK TO DO.
  • 07:27 WHEN WILL THE WEDDING BE?
  • 07:32 ONLY MY FATHER KNOWS.
  • 07:38 ♪ AWAIT FOR ME,
  • 07:42 ♪ AND I WILL COME FOR THEE.
  • 07:46 ♪ OUR TIME ALONE
  • 07:50 ♪ AND THEN YOU'LL BE MY OWN.
  • 07:53 ♪ FOR ON THE NIGHT
  • 07:55 ♪ WHEN ALL IS FINISHED HERE
  • 07:57 ♪ AND WHEN MY FATHER
  • 07:59 ♪ SAYS IT'S DONE,
  • 08:01 ♪ ON THAT NIGHT
  • 08:02 ♪ I'LL CALL TO YOU,
  • 08:04 ♪ YOUR BRIDEGROOM COMES.
  • 08:12 [ music playing softly ]
  • 08:14 ♪ THE WIND AND SEA,
  • 08:18 ♪ MY TENDER BRIDE-TO-BE,
  • 08:22 ♪ HOW QUICKLY HE WILL CRY
  • 08:27 ♪ ALOUD FOR THEE.
  • 08:34 ♪ THE BRIDEGROOM COMES.
  • 08:35 ♪ THE BRIDEGROOM COMES.
  • 08:36 ♪ ALL THE EARTH,
  • 08:38 ♪ THE BRIDEGROOM COMES.
  • 08:40 ♪ WE'RE ALL HIS OWN
  • 08:41 ♪ YET EACH OF US ALONE.
  • 08:44 ♪ OUR BRIDE-TO-BE CRIES OUT
  • 08:47 ♪ TONIGHT FOR ME.
  • 08:54 ♪ AND HE WILL COME.
  • 08:58 ♪ HE PROMISED HE WOULD COME.
  • 09:02 ♪ OUR TIME ALONE
  • 09:05 ♪ AND THEN WE'LL BE HIS OWN.
  • 09:09 ♪ FOR ON THE NIGHT
  • 09:10 ♪ WHEN GOD IS FINISHED.
  • 09:13 ♪ AND WHEN HIS FATHER
  • 09:14 ♪ SAYS IT'S DONE.
  • 09:16 ♪ FOR IN THE NIGHT
  • 09:18 ♪ HE'LL CALL TO US,
  • 09:20 ♪ YOUR BRIDEGROOM COMES.
  • 09:31 ♪ I'LL WAIT AND SEE
  • 09:35 ♪ MY TENDER BRIDE-TO-BE.
  • 09:39 ♪ HOW QUICKLY HE WILL
  • 09:47 ♪ CRY ALOUD FOR THEE. ♪♪
  • 10:03 [ music softly playing ]
  • 10:21 ♪ IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE
  • 10:23 ♪ ARE MANY MANSIONS.
  • 10:27 ♪ PLACES THERE
  • 10:29 ♪ FOR ALL TO DWELL.
  • 10:33 ♪ AND HIS CHILDREN WILL
  • 10:35 ♪ FILL THOSE LOVELY MANSIONS.
  • 10:39 ♪ ALL HIS CHILDREN
  • 10:41 ♪ OF FAITHFUL ISRAEL.
  • 10:45 ♪ SO I MUST GO.
  • 10:48 ♪ YES, I MUST GO.
  • 10:51 ♪ BUT IF I GO,
  • 10:54 ♪ I'LL PREPARE A PLACE
  • 10:56 ♪ FOR YOU.
  • 10:58 ♪ AND I'LL RETURN.
  • 11:01 ♪ I'LL CRY ALOUD.
  • 11:04 ♪ I'LL CALL YOUR NAME.
  • 11:07 ♪ AND YOU WILL FOLLOW ME.
  • 11:17 ♪ ALONG TO MY FATHER'S HOUSE
  • 11:19 ♪ AND TO OUR MANSION.
  • 11:23 ♪ WHERE AT LAST
  • 11:25 ♪ WE'LL SANCTIFY OUR LOVE.
  • 11:29 ♪ ALL AROUND OUR FRIENDS
  • 11:32 ♪ AND THOSE WHO LOVE US,
  • 11:36 ♪ LIKE THOSE MANSIONS
  • 11:38 ♪ IN MY FATHER'S HOUSE ABOVE.
  • 11:42 ♪ SO I MUST GO.
  • 11:46 ♪ YES, I MUST GO.
  • 11:49 ♪ BUT IF I GO,
  • 11:52 ♪ I'LL PREPARE A PLACE
  • 11:54 ♪ FOR YOU.
  • 11:56 ♪ AND I'LL RETURN.
  • 11:59 ♪ I'LL CRY ALOUD.
  • 12:02 ♪ I'LL CALL YOUR NAME.
  • 12:06 ♪ AND YOU WILL FOLLOW ME.
  • 12:20 ♪ IN HEAVEN ABOVE
  • 12:29 ♪ WE'LL SANCTIFY OUR LOVE. ♪♪
  • 12:52 JUST AS IN OUR
  • 12:53 OWN NATION TODAY,
  • 12:54 THROUGHOUT ISRAEL,
  • 12:55 BELIEVERS IN THE MESSIAH
  • 12:56 GLADLY ASSEMBLED
  • 12:57 THEMSELVES TOGETHER.
  • 12:59 THEY SANG SONGS
  • 13:00 AND GAVE TESTIMONIES
  • 13:02 AND TOLD THE SPELLBINDING
  • 13:03 STORIES OF EYEWITNESS
  • 13:05 ENCOUNTERS WITH
  • 13:06 THE MESSIAH HIMSELF.
  • 13:08 IN OUR PLAY,
  • 13:09 DVORAH AND MARTHA
  • 13:10 HAVE HEARD OF THE MAN
  • 13:11 BORN BLIND,
  • 13:12 WHO WAS HEALED BY THE MESSIAH.
  • 13:14 THEY GO TO THE BELIEVERS
  • 13:15 ASSEMBLY TO SEE HIM.
  • 13:19 Martha: DVORAH, WE SHOULD
  • 13:20 NOT BE HERE.
  • 13:21 Dvorah: BUT DON'T YOU WANT
  • 13:22 TO SEE THE BLIND MAN?
  • 13:23 EVERYONE IN THE MARKETPLACE
  • 13:24 SAYS HIS EYES ARE OPENED NOW.
  • 13:25 Martha: I DON'T BELIEVE THAT.
  • 13:27 Dvorah: LOOK.
  • 13:27 ISN'T THAT HANNAH
  • 13:28 WHO SOLD YOU THE BRACELET
  • 13:29 THIS MORNING?
  • 13:30 Martha: YES.
  • 13:31 BUT I DIDN'T KNOW
  • 13:32 THAT HANNAH WAS A BELIEVER.
  • 13:34 DIVORA, SHE IS LOOKING AT US.
  • 13:34 WE SHOULD GO NOW.
  • 13:36 Dvorah: BUT WAIT.
  • 13:37 JUST WAIT UNTIL
  • 13:40 THE BLIND MAN COMES.
  • 13:41 I WANT TO SEE IF
  • 13:41 WHAT THEY SAY IS TRUE.
  • 13:42 Martha: I DON'T BELIEVE
  • 13:43 THAT ANYONE CAN MAKE
  • 13:44 A BLIND MAN SEE.
  • 13:45 THEY MUST KNOW
  • 13:45 THAT WE DON'T BELIEVE
  • 13:46 THE WAY THEY DO.
  • 13:47 WE SHOULD GO NOW
  • 13:48 BEFORE THEY ASK US TO LEAVE.
  • 13:49 Dvorah: THESE PEOPLE
  • 13:50 WELCOME EVERYONE.
  • 13:52 Martha: WHO IS THAT?
  • 13:53 Dvorah: THEIR LEADER, ISHMAEL.
  • 13:56 Martha: BUT WHAT IF
  • 13:56 THE MESSIAH SHOULD COME HERE?
  • 13:58 Dvorah: IF HE COMES,
  • 13:59 WE WILL LEAVE.
  • 14:01 Narrator: AND WHEREVER THE
  • 14:02 BELIEVERS IN MESSIAH GATHERED,
  • 14:03 THEY CELEBRATED
  • 14:04 THE PROMISED LAND.
  • 14:06 ISRAEL WAS MESSIAH'S CHOICE
  • 14:08 WHEN HE CAME TO THE WORLD,
  • 14:09 AND THE BELIEVERS
  • 14:10 OF ALL TIME
  • 14:11 HAVE SUNG ABOUT THAT.
  • 14:13 THEY SANG THEIR HEARTS OUT.
  • 14:15 ISRAEL, ISRAEL, MY LOVE.
  • 14:20 ♪ IN THE LAND HE GAVE TO ME.
  • 14:23 ♪ YISRAEL AHAVATI,
  • 14:25 ♪ MY HEART AND SOUL
  • 14:27 ♪ AND MIND ARE FREE.
  • 14:28 ♪ b'YISRAEL AHAVATI,
  • 14:31 ♪ GOD THE FATHER COMFORT ME.
  • 14:34 ♪ YISRAEL AHAVATI,
  • 14:36 ♪ GOD THE SON,
  • 14:38 ♪ I WAIT FOR THEE.
  • 14:40 ♪ b'YISRAEL AHAVATI,
  • 14:42 ♪ WITH A LAND THAT'S
  • 14:43 ♪ FAIR AS THEE.
  • 14:44 ♪ YISRAEL AHARVATI,
  • 14:47 ♪ YERUSHALAYIM
  • 14:48 ♪ GRACES THEE,
  • 14:49 ♪ YISRAEL AHARVATI!
  • 14:52 ♪ SEE A SEA OF GALILEE.
  • 14:54 ♪ YISRAEL AHARVATI.
  • 14:57 ♪ WHO CAN KEEP
  • 14:58 ♪ FROM LOVING THEE,
  • 14:59 ♪ YISRAEL AHARVATI?
  • 15:03 [ softly ]
  • 15:06 ♪ YOU ARE LONELY ISRAEL.
  • 15:13 ♪ YOU HAVE ALWAYS
  • 15:16 ♪ BEEN MY LOVE.
  • 15:19 ♪ YES, I LOVE YOU, ISRAEL.
  • 15:27 ♪ AS HE LOVES YOU FROM ABOVE.
  • 15:34 ♪ BUT ONE DAY, MY ISRAEL,
  • 15:40 ♪ WHEN YOUR KING
  • 15:42 ♪ RETURNS MY OWN,
  • 15:46 ♪ THEN MY HEART, MINE ISRAEL,
  • 15:53 ♪ WILL BE HIS AND YOURS ALONE.
  • 16:04 [ joyfully singing ]
  • 16:05 ♪ BROTHER, SISTER,
  • 16:06 ♪ DON'T YOU SEE,
  • 16:07 ♪ WHEN HE DIED,
  • 16:08 ♪ HE DIED FOR ME.
  • 16:09 ♪ WHEN HE COMES,
  • 16:11 ♪ THE KING HE'LL BE,
  • 16:12 ♪ b'YISRAEL AHARVATI.
  • 16:14 ♪ PEACE AND LOVE
  • 16:16 ♪ AND JOY AND BLISS,
  • 16:17 ♪ NO GREATER LOVE
  • 16:18 ♪ IS FOUND THAN THIS.
  • 16:20 ♪ WON'T YOU PRAY
  • 16:21 ♪ YOUR PRAYER WITH ME.
  • 16:22 ♪ YISRAEL AHARVATI.
  • 16:26 [ music playing ]
  • 16:30 ♪ WHO CAN KEEP FROM
  • 16:31 ♪ LOVING THEE?
  • 16:33 ♪ YISRAEL AHARVATI.
  • 16:45 Narrator: SOME OF THE MEMBERS
  • 16:47 OF THE CONGREGATION
  • 16:48 HAD ACTUALLY MET THE MESSIAH
  • 16:49 DURING HIS MINISTRY.
  • 16:51 A GROUP FROM CANA
  • 16:52 HAS COME TO THE SERVICE
  • 16:54 AND ONE OF THEM HAS A VERY
  • 16:55 SPECIAL STORY TO TELL.
  • 16:57 ABOUT THE TIME THAT JESUS
  • 16:58 AND HIS FRIENDS
  • 16:59 ARRIVED AT THE WEDDING,
  • 17:01 THE WINE SUPPLY
  • 17:02 WAS RUNNING SHORT.
  • 17:03 WHEN MARY,
  • 17:04 THE MOTHER OF OUR LORD,
  • 17:05 TOLD HIM WE HAD NO WINE,
  • 17:07 HE ASKED THAT
  • 17:08 THE STONE WATER POTS
  • 17:09 BE FILLED TO THE BRIM
  • 17:10 WITH WATER.
  • 17:12 AND THEN,
  • 17:13 ALL WHO WERE THERE
  • 17:14 SAW HIM CHANGE THE WATER
  • 17:16 INTO WINE.
  • 17:20 [ music playing ]
  • 17:21 ♪ WATER INTO WINE.
  • 17:22 ♪ WATER INTO WINE.
  • 17:24 ♪ CAN YOU REMEMBER
  • 17:26 ♪ THE WATER INTO WINE?
  • 17:28 ♪ HE WAS THERE IN CANA,
  • 17:30 ♪ ON MY WEDDING DAY.
  • 17:32 ♪ THE MOTHER OF THE TEACHER
  • 17:33 ♪ AS HE CAME OUR WAY.
  • 17:37 ♪ ALL THE GUESTS
  • 17:39 ♪ WERE GATHERED, LAUGHING.
  • 17:41 ♪ DANCING...THEN.
  • 17:42 ♪ THEN THE GALILEAN RABBI
  • 17:44 ♪ CAME IN WITH HIS MEN.
  • 17:46 ♪ EVERYONE WAS THIRSTY,
  • 17:48 ♪ BUT ALL THE WINE WAS GONE.
  • 17:50 ♪ THAT TAX COLLECTOR,
  • 17:51 ♪ MATTHEW, WAS THERE
  • 17:52 ♪ AND SO WAS JOHN.
  • 17:57 ♪ AND JESUS SAID,
  • 18:00 ♪ "NOW, FILL THE JARS."
  • 18:04 ♪ AS ONE DIVINE.
  • 18:09 ♪ AND JESUS SAID,
  • 18:13 ♪ "NOW, POUR YOUR CUPS."
  • 18:18 ♪ THAT WATER CHANGED TO WINE.
  • 18:26 [ music playing ]
  • 18:29 ♪ WATER INTO WINE.
  • 18:31 ♪ WATER INTO WINE.
  • 18:33 ♪ I WISH THAT YOU
  • 18:35 ♪ HAD BEEN THERE.
  • 18:36 ♪ WATER INTO WINE.
  • 18:38 ♪ OH, CAN YOU IMAGINE
  • 18:40 ♪ ANYTHING SO FINE?
  • 18:42 ♪ THERE AS I WAS MARRIED
  • 18:44 ♪ WATER CHANGED TO WINE!
  • 18:50 ♪ AND JESUS,
  • 18:53 ♪ ON THE MOUNTAIN SAID,
  • 18:58 ♪ "MY HOUR IS COME."
  • 19:03 ♪ AND JESUS IN JERUSALEM,
  • 19:11 ♪ CRIED, "IT IS DONE."
  • 19:18 [ music playing ]
  • 19:20 ♪ BEHOLD, THE SICK ARE HEALED.
  • 19:23 ♪ BEHOLD, THE BLIND CAN SEE.
  • 19:26 ♪ THE ONE WHO WALKED ON WATER,
  • 19:29 ♪ CHANGED WATER
  • 19:30 ♪ THERE FOR ME.
  • 19:32 ♪ AH, AH...
  • 19:37 ♪ HE GAVE ME LIVING WATER.
  • 19:39 ♪ HE GIVES US LOVE DIVINE.
  • 19:42 ♪ HE CHANGED MY FAITH
  • 19:44 ♪ TO LOVE LIKE ...
  • 19:47 ♪ WATER INTO WINE.
  • 19:47 ♪ WATER INTO WINE.
  • 19:54 ♪ WATER INTO WINE.
  • 19:57 ♪ OH, CAN YOU IMAGINE
  • 19:59 ♪ ANYTHING SO FINE?
  • 20:02 ♪ HE GAVE ME LIVING WATER.
  • 20:04 ♪ HE GIVES US LOVE DIVINE.
  • 20:07 ♪ HE CHANGED MY FAITH TO LOVE
  • 20:09 ♪ LIKE WATER INTO WINE. ♪♪
  • 20:20 I WELL KNOW THE MIRACLES
  • 20:21 OF THE MESSIAH HAS PERFORMED.
  • 20:24 THOUGH SOME PEOPLE
  • 20:25 WARNED ME NOT TO SPEAK
  • 20:27 OF WHAT I'VE WITNESSED.
  • 20:29 HOW CAN I BE SILENT?
  • 20:32 I AM EZRA,
  • 20:33 WHO LED THE BLIND MAN
  • 20:34 THROUGH THE STREETS
  • 20:35 OF JERUSALEM.
  • 20:37 THIS IS TRUE.
  • 20:37 I'VE SEEN HIM MANY TIMES
  • 20:38 IN THE MARKETPLACE.
  • 20:40 HANNAH, HEAR ME,
  • 20:41 THE MAN WHO HE WAS
  • 20:43 BLIND FROM BIRTH
  • 20:44 NO LONGER NEEDS ME
  • 20:45 TO GUIDE HIM.
  • 20:47 WHAT ARE YOU SAYING?
  • 20:52 LOOK, IS THIS NOT THE MAN
  • 20:54 YOU'VE SEE BEGGING
  • 20:54 IN THE STREETS?
  • 20:56 YES, YES.
  • 20:57 THIS IS THE BLIND BEGGAR.
  • 21:01 I CAN SEE.
  • 21:04 IS THIS POSSIBLE?
  • 21:06 Dvorah: MARTHA, LOOK.
  • 21:07 DO YOU SEE THE BLIND MAN
  • 21:09 THERE BY EZRA?
  • 21:10 Martha: YES.
  • 21:11 YES, I SEE HIM.
  • 21:14 AND HE SEES US.
  • 21:26 ♪ WHEREAS I WAS BLIND.
  • 21:28 ♪ NOW, I CAN SEE!
  • 21:31 ♪ AND I'LL TELL
  • 21:33 ♪ THE WHOLE WORLD
  • 21:33 ♪ WHAT GOD DID FOR ME.
  • 21:36 ♪ THEY CALLED HIM A SINNER,
  • 21:37 ♪ AS BAD AS CAN BE.
  • 21:40 ♪ IF HE'S SUCH A SINNER,
  • 21:42 ♪ THEN WHY CAN I SEE?
  • 21:48 ♪ MY NEIGHBORS SAID,
  • 21:48 ♪ "WAIT, THIS IS NOT
  • 21:49 ♪ THE SAME MAN."
  • 21:52 ♪ THEY SAID,
  • 21:53 ♪ "THERE ARE BEGGARS
  • 21:54 ♪ ALL OVER THIS LAND.
  • 21:57 ♪ THEY BEG FROM THE TEMPLE
  • 21:58 ♪ TO FAR GALILEE."
  • 22:02 ♪ WELL, I JUST KNOW THIS.
  • 22:03 ♪ NOW, I CAN SEE.
  • 22:09 ♪ WHO IS HE, LORD,
  • 22:13 ♪ THAT I MIGHT WORSHIP HIM?
  • 22:17 ♪ WHO ARE YOU, LORD,
  • 22:20 ♪ THAT I MIGHT WALK WITH YOU?
  • 22:24 ♪ HE SAID, "I'M MESSIAH."
  • 22:27 ♪ HE SAID, "I'M THE LIGHT.
  • 22:31 ♪ I GIVE YOU MY LOVE.
  • 22:35 ♪ I GIVE YOU YOUR SIGHT."
  • 22:38 [ music playing ]
  • 22:42 ♪ NEVER A MAN WHO COULD SEE
  • 22:44 ♪ WAS MORE BLIND.
  • 22:47 ♪ AND WHEN WAS A RABBI
  • 22:48 ♪ ON SABBATH SO KIND?
  • 22:51 ♪ CAN ANYTHING GOOD
  • 22:53 ♪ COME FROM FAR GALILEE?
  • 22:56 ♪ WELL, I DON'T KNOW THAT.
  • 22:58 ♪ I KNOW I CAN SEE.
  • 23:03 ♪ MY PARENTS ARRIVED
  • 23:05 ♪ WHEN THE TRIAL HAD BEGUN.
  • 23:08 ♪ THEY ASKED THEM
  • 23:09 ♪ AND ASKED THEM
  • 23:10 ♪ IF I WERE THEIR SON!
  • 23:13 ♪ THE MATTER I TOLD HIM,
  • 23:15 ♪ IS JUST BLACK AND WHITE.
  • 23:18 ♪ THE MAN SIMPLY HEALED ME,
  • 23:20 ♪ HE GAVE ME MY SIGHT.
  • 23:23 ♪ HE SENT ME TO WASH
  • 23:24 ♪ IN THE POOL OF SALOM.
  • 23:27 ♪ AND WHEN I DID THAT,
  • 23:29 ♪ I COULD SEE MY WAY HOME.
  • 23:32 ♪ YOU SAY HE'S A SAINT
  • 23:33 ♪ AND BY DEMONS I'M AWED.
  • 23:37 ♪ BUT THIS MAN WHO HEALED ME
  • 23:38 ♪ IS MY LORD AND MY GOD!
  • 23:44 ♪ WASH THINE EYES, LORD,
  • 23:48 ♪ THAT THEY MIGHT
  • 23:51 ♪ LOOK AT YOU.
  • 23:52 ♪ HEAL THEIR HEARTS, LORD,
  • 23:55 ♪ THAT THEY MIGHT
  • 23:56 ♪ WORSHIP YOU.
  • 23:59 ♪ THEY'LL TURN TO MESSIAH,
  • 24:02 ♪ THEY'LL TURN TO THE LIGHT.
  • 24:06 ♪ HE GIVES YOU HIS LOVE.
  • 24:10 ♪ HE GAVE ME MY SIGHT. ♪♪
  • 24:37 Martha: DVORAH,
  • 24:38 WE SHOULD NOT HAVE COME.
  • 25:02 WELL, MOST PEOPLE
  • 25:02 HAVE NEVER SEEN
  • 25:03 A HEBREW CHRISTIAN SERVICE
  • 25:05 ALTHOUGH THEY GO ON
  • 25:06 ALL THE TIME, ALWAYS HAVE.
  • 25:08 BUT WE TRIED TO PICTURE
  • 25:09 THE ORIGINAL.
  • 25:10 YOU KNOW,
  • 25:11 THOSE SERVICES WERE
  • 25:12 DIFFERENT IN ANCIENT ISRAEL.
  • 25:13 THOSE WERE THE ONLY
  • 25:14 TIME IN HISTORY
  • 25:16 THAT PEOPLE COULD COME IN
  • 25:17 AND GIVE AN EYEWITNESS
  • 25:18 TESTIMONY OF THE MESSIAH.
  • 25:20 PEOPLE WERE IN
  • 25:21 THE CONGREGATION
  • 25:22 WHO HAD ACTUALLY
  • 25:23 MET THE MESSIAH
  • 25:24 AND HEARD HIS TEACHINGS.
  • 25:25 YOU KNOW,
  • 25:26 WE SPEND TIME WHEN WE WORSHIP
  • 25:27 TALKING ABOUT WHAT
  • 25:28 THE LORD MEANT
  • 25:28 BY WHAT HE SAID.
  • 25:29 HOW VALUABLE IT WOULD BE
  • 25:30 TO HAVE SOMEONE THERE
  • 25:31 WHO ACTUALLY HEARD
  • 25:32 WHAT HE SAID
  • 25:34 AND HAD A PERSONAL
  • 25:34 IMPRESSION OF HIM.
  • 25:36 WELL, IN ISRAEL TODAY,
  • 25:37 OF COURSE,
  • 25:38 THE BELIEVERS ARE
  • 25:39 STILL MEETING.
  • 25:40 WE'VE TELEVISED THAT BEFORE.
  • 25:42 THEY TEND TO MEET
  • 25:43 IN OUT-OF-THE-WAY PLACES.
  • 25:44 FOR OBVIOUS REASONS
  • 25:46 THEY'RE NOT THE MOST POPULAR
  • 25:47 PEOPLE IN SOME TOWNS.
  • 25:49 BUT IT'S A DEMOCRACY.
  • 25:50 IT'S A FREE COUNTRY.
  • 25:52 AND THERE'S MORE RELIGION
  • 25:53 GOING ON IN ISRAEL,
  • 25:54 I GUESS, THAN ANY OTHER
  • 25:55 COUNTRY IN THE WORLD.
  • 25:57 AND SO THE SERVICES
  • 25:58 GO ON PRETTY MUCH
  • 25:59 AS YOU SAW THEM.
  • 26:00 AND MY EXPERIENCE IN ISRAEL
  • 26:02 WAS THAT THE EMPHASIS
  • 26:03 IN SERVICES WAS ON TESTIMONIES
  • 26:05 AND SINGING
  • 26:06 AND QUITE A BIT OF
  • 26:07 GOOD VERSE-BY-VERSE
  • 26:08 BIBLE TEACHING
  • 26:09 WHICH IS, OF COURSE,
  • 26:10 A JEWISH TRADITION.
  • 26:12 AND THEY ARE STILL
  • 26:13 SINGING ABOUT ISRAEL.
  • 26:14 YOU CAN BELIEVE THAT,
  • 26:16 ESPECIALLY HAVING BEEN
  • 26:17 RESTORED TO THE LAND.
  • 26:19 YOU KNOW,
  • 26:20 AS I TRAVEL IN THE CHURCHES,
  • 26:21 I'M THRILLED TO SEE
  • 26:22 THE CHURCHES SINGING
  • 26:23 ISRAELI SONGS, TOO,
  • 26:25 THESE DAYS, AND I THINK
  • 26:26 THAT'S JUST PREPARATION FOR
  • 26:27 THE KINGDOM TO COME.
  • 26:28 WE'RE ON OUR WAY TO THE LAND,
  • 26:29 SO WE'RE LEARNING THE MUSIC
  • 26:31 OF THE LAND.
  • 26:32 WHEN ALL IS SAID AND DONE,
  • 26:33 WE'LL BE AMERICANS
  • 26:34 FOR OUR THREESCORE
  • 26:35 AND TEN OR WHATEVER
  • 26:36 WE HAVE HERE
  • 26:38 AND THE ISRAELIS
  • 26:39 FOR A THOUSAND YEARS,
  • 26:40 IF I UNDERSTAND THE DIRECTIONS
  • 26:41 OF THE KINGDOM OF THE BIBLE.
  • 26:43 WELL, THE SONGS OF THE MUSICAL
  • 26:44 ARE ON OUR NEW ALBUM,
  • 26:46 "BELOVED THIEF."
  • 26:47 THERE'S 14 SONGS IN ALL.
  • 26:49 ELEVEN OF THEM ARE
  • 26:49 BRAND NEWS ONES.
  • 26:51 AND YOU CAN GET THE ALBUM
  • 26:52 OR THE CASSETTE TAPE.
  • 26:55 TEN DOLLARS OR MORE
  • 26:56 IS THE GIFT FOR THE ALBUM
  • 26:57 OR THE TAPE, PLEASE.
  • 26:58 AND LET ME TELL YOU
  • 27:00 THIS IS GOOD MUSIC.
  • 27:01 WHEN WE WERE RECORDING
  • 27:02 THE MUSIC,
  • 27:03 THE PEOPLE IN THE STUDIO,
  • 27:05 INCLUDING YOURS TRULY,
  • 27:06 HAD VERY REAL TEARS.
  • 27:07 WE'LL HAVE A VIDEOTAPE
  • 27:08 THIS TIME,
  • 27:09 WITHOUT INTERUPTIONS.
  • 27:10 TWENTY-NINE DOLLARS, PLEASE,
  • 27:12 IS THE GIFT FOR THE VIDEOTAPE.
  • 27:13 YOU CAN GET THEM AT
  • 27:14 THE POST OFFICE BOX.
  • 27:16 "SHA'ALU SHALOM YERUSHALAYIM."
  • 27:18 PRAY FOR THE
  • 27:19 PEACE OF JERUSALEM.
  • 27:22 Captions provided by
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  • 27:24 DALLAS, TEXAS
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  3. Beloved Thief, Part 3

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