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Nest Animated Bible Videos

Nest’s animated Bible DVDs are simply the best animated Bible videos for kids. Widely popular and ecumenical, like many of you, I’ve been teaching with them and recommending them for years. Created by Rich Studios. Richard Rich is the lead artist, was Disney trained, and has done several feature movies.

The DVDs are each about 30 minutes long. Age Range: 5 to 14. They come with activity books full of puzzle and coloring pages that are ripe for lesson use. Great for home too. <>< Neil

There are two sections on this page:  Old and New Testament.
These links will take you DIRECTLY to the DVD on Nest’s site where you can see a video preview and order.
We don’t ship them. Just love them!


A young Jewish captive faces the lion’s den and becomes a prophet.
Ruth shows the importance of faithfulness.
The Bible’s greatest heroine saves the Jewish people with her courage.
Joseph in Egypt
Though betrayed by his brothers, Joseph demonstrates resolve by remaining faithful to God.Joseph’s Reunion
A lesson of love, as Joseph forgives betrayal by his brothers.
David and Goliath
Armed with only a slingshot and faith in God, David courageously faces a fearsome giant.
Abraham and Isaac
Abraham’s obedience to God is rewarded through the ultimate test of trust.
A godly prophet overcomes evil as he refuses to worship an idol.
Through the power of prayer, Solomon is blessed with immense wisdom. Stories include: Adonijah wants to be king, Anointing Solomon as King, Asa and Asa’s Widow, Solomon decides between to women, and The Wisdom of Solomon.
Shows God’s power through the working of miracles.
See how God uses Moses to lead.  Learn about the power of faith and obedience.
Samuel is called as a youth to be a prophet of God.  Experience a mother’s faith.


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The King is Born
Your children will learn the true story of the first Christmas in this beautifully animated video of Jesus’ birth.
Treasures in Heaven
Learn the difference between money and riches. Jesus tells how God wants to give us the eternal treasure of salvation. Story of Zaccheus, and therich young man.
He is Risen
The most powerful story of all – from Christ’s heroic death on the cross to the glorious joy of theresurrection on Easter, to his miraculousascension.
The Righteous Judge
In the story of the adulterous woman, Jesus teaches that human judgment is inaccurate. He also teaches about God’s mercy. The question, “Does suffering come from God?” is answered in the animated story of Aaron, a poor blind beggar. Caiaphas angrily sends men to arrest Jesus. Jesus turns aside Caiaphas’ men, saying that they do not judge righteously.
The Miracles of Jesus
The Miracles of Jesus is an exciting panorama of Jesus’ most touching miracles: healing the sick, raising the dead, casting out demons and calming the storm. With this 30-minute, animated Bible video, you’ll marvel as His miracles increase the faith of you and your family! Watch as your loved ones learn character-building virtues such as dedication, charity and temperance…in addition to faith.
Jesus, The Son of God
Meet the 12-year-old Jesus who astonishes temple elders with His wisdom. Witness His triumph over Satan’s temptations in the wilderness.These videos can only be ordered via theNest Website
John The Baptist
Children will be inspired by the courage and conviction of this great prophet who prepares the way for the Lord. It begins with the blessing of John’s birth to his aging parents, Zacharias and Elisabeth. Dedicating his life to preparing the way for Jesus Christ, John the Baptist faces both political and spiritual adversity. At the end of this 30-minute Bible video, the ancient prophesy is fulfilled, and John baptizes Jesus Christ, the Lamb of God!
Bread From Heaven
The thrilling story of one of Jesus’ greatest miracles – the feeding of the 5,000 with a boy’s five loaves and two fish.
Saul of Tarsus
Saul is changed forever when the resurrected Lord miraculously appears to him on the Road to Damascus. He becomes reborn as Paul and begins to evangelize for the sake of the Gospel, serving as one of the most influential missionaries in the New Testament.Paul’s conversion on the Road to Damascus is a strong example of the power of Jesus Christ to change lives. This example reminds us that no matter what a person used to be or how great a person’s misdeeds—he can be saved through belief in Christ.
The Greatest is The Least
Want to know what meek service looks like?It looks like Christ humbly kneeling to wash the disciples’ feet. It looks like Jesus embracing the little children. It looks like James helping a fellow prisoner.In the years following the resurrection of Jesus Christ, the disciples learned to practice His teachings. It was during these years of ministry that Jesus taught the disciples that in order to be the greatest in Heaven, one must understand what it means to be the least on earth.
The Ministry of Paul
Teach the power of faith. Despite being beaten in prison, Paul travels the ancient world and changes history.
1. He’ll Never Leave Jerusalem Again!
2. Paul Stoned
3. The Walls of Prison Fall
4. The Law is Fulfilled
5. “I’ll Witness for Jesus”
6. Until My Work is Done
7. An Evil Oath
8. Festus and Agrippa Judge Paul
9. King Agrippa is Nearly Persuaded
10. Words from Rome
The Lost is Found
Through three interweaving stories, this masterful tale shows how Jesus generously extends His mercy to each one back to the fold. Yhe Parable of the Lost Coin, the Parable of the Lost Sheep, and the Parable of the Two Debtors), The Lost isFound Bible video shows how Jesus generously extends His mercy to each sinner and lovingly forgives
The Prodigal Son
This parable tells of the son who comes home to a forgiving father after squandering his share of his inheritance.
Lazarus Lives 
Lazarus is resurrected after four days and life is restored. Martha, Mary and the others receive Jesus’ promise for eternal life.
The Kingdom of Heaven
In simple language, this series of favorite parables explains Heaven to a child and how to get there. “Parable of the Sower and the Seed,” the “Parable of the Wheat and the Tares,” the “Parable of the Pearl,” and the “Parable of the Ten Virgins.”
Lord I Believe
Three inspiring stories of faith. Through words of comfort and mighty miracles, the Master show us that “all things are possible to him that believeth.”
Forgive Us Our Debts
After Peter clashes with a tax collector, Jesus speaks to him about forgiveness. Parable of the Unmerciful Servant (also known as the Parable of the Unforgiving Official) with the teachings of Jesus to His disciples.Jesus teaches Peter about the power to forgive and how to control his anger at those who do him wrong. Christ tells the story about a man who owes his King ten thousand talents to demonstrate that the ability to forgive comes from our Heavenly Father. In the end, the King takes pity and forgives the man of the debt. Ironically, however, the pardoned man leaves the King’s presence and immediately casts one of his own debtors into prison.
The Lord’s Prayer
Jesus teaches His followers the importance and great power of sincere prayer. Journey with Jesus as He teaches His disciples about prayer through the Parable of the Friend at Night and theParable of the Unjust Judge (also known as the Parable of the Importunate Widow). After His resurrection and ascension into heaven, Jesus’ disciples find their faith tested when Peter is arrested and cast into a Roman prison. As Herod plots Peter’s death, the believers gather together and follow the example that Jesus taught. Through faith and persistent prayer, the Angel of the Lord opens the prison gates and breaks Peter’s chains.
Worthy is The Lamb
(Holy Week)

Worthy is the Lamb is an accurate account of the last days of Jesus’ ministry. Jesus has been preparing his followers for his death, burial and resurrection. As he tells his disciples of the final days ahead, he discloses that one of them will betray him. All of the disciples are concerned by this accusation from Jesus but don’t seem to notice as Judas leaves.Jesus is greeted with praise and hosannas as Hetriumphantly enters Jerusalem. The praise of the people is met with hostility and the jealous anger of some of the unscrupulous leaders. After He is betrayed by the kiss of Judas, He endures suffering and crucifixion. But as the Lamb of God, Jesus Christ rises again! All that was written by the Old Testament prophets is accomplished!
Built Upon The Rock
Jesus instructs His followers to forgive those who wrong us and to love them through the parable of the House Built Upon the Rock. Whoever hears these words of mine and puts them into practice is like a wise man who built his house on the rock.- Matthew 7:24 (NIV) In Built Upon the Rock, Jesus teaches that in order to have a firm foundation
The Good Samaritan
A story of robbers, a Rabbi, a Levite, a wounded traveler and a stranger with a big heart who teaches us to love our neighbors.
The Messiah Comes
Journey with the disciples as they discover Jesus’ mission—deliverance from the bondage of sin and death. Jesus cleanses the Temple. Parable of the Vineyard, healing the lame man.
Signs of The Times
Jesus teaches His disciples to have humility, repent, and be prepared for the day He comes again.Through the Parable of the Wedding Feast and the Parable of the Thief in the Night, Jesus Christ teaches His disciples to patiently wait for the significant signs that will precede His Second Coming. Use this 30-minute, animated DVD to teach both children and adults that there are many signs, but only those who know Him will recognize their significance.
The Parables of Jesus
Three of the best loved parables, The Talents, The Rich Man and Lazarus, and the Two Sons, are presented together to reinforce important principles.



See our Bible Posters and Bible DVDS for Your Classroom

Heroes of the Bible Poster series  -12 Bible Heroes in heroic modern style. Really cool.

Bible Maps for kids -set of four. Kid-friendly, colorful, full size and inexpensive.

Bible Story DVDs from the What’s in the Bible? series. In addition to carrying this wonderful new series for kids, we have also created free teaching outlines for each.

NEST Bible Story DVDs  …This link takes you to my NEST site where I detail the Nest Animated Bible DVDs.