Evangelical Dark Web has been a part of a minority of Christians calling out The Chosen. Put simply, the show is bad. It’s biblically inaccurate to the point that it is clear they are not striving for accuracy. It’s historically inaccurate as well. Having reviewed the first season of The Chosen, this is a show steeped in feminism, gets fundamental main characters like Matthew and Nicodemus wrong, and does not depict the Bible accurately in favor of television tropes. Despite attempting to be compelling television banal plots are numerous and uninteresting, and there aren’t even 12 disciples yet.
The third season trailer dropped, and Dallas Jenkins is telling us to “get used to different” as the season looks forward to depicting the Sermon on the Mount and finally getting to 12 disciples. Yet part of the different appears to be a different Jesus. In the trailer, The Chosen depicts Jesus as saying, “I am the Law of Moses.”
Now, this quote is not among the “I am” statements in Scripure. But it is within the Mormon canon.
Behold, I am the law, and the light. Look unto me, and endure to the end, and ye shall live; for unto him that endureth to the end will I give eternal life.
3 Nephi 15:9
Keeping in mind, the The Chosen is exceedingly dumbed down which would be one explanation why it’s verbatim. Moreover, Dallas Jenkins has routinely straddled a fence, to the point of emasculation, on the Mormon question. The Chosen is financed by and distributed by Mormon companies. In the tight rope act that Jenkins has to walk, it appears he inserted a LDS line into the show to cater to his stakeholders, but did so in a subtle way. This makes The Chosen especially dangerous to watch unsuspiciously.