Episode 21 - Hostages

In Hostages, after hearing Macky’s retelling of the story of Herod and the Wise Men, Portia hatches a plan which could force her uncle and the Romans to allow Jerusalem’s children to escape the besieged city.

Despite her efforts, the children don’t want to leave the city. As Tiberius and the Roman army prepare to attack, Macky tells the children about the Boy Samuel and Eli, to help them make this difficult decision.

The Boy Samuel and Eli

You can read this story in the Bible - here's where to look: 1 Samuel 1:1-28; 3:1-19

The children don't want to leave Jerusalem The Magi visited Jesus You must do as God told you

King Herod and the Wise Men