Roma Downey thanks God for ‘The Bible’s’ success; viewers thank Downey for bringing it to life

Over 11 million people reportedly tuned in last night for the conclusion of “The Bible,” History’s five-part miniseries. This afternoon, co-producer Roma Downey gave thanks to God that the series reached so many people. Viewers tweeted back their appreciation for her and husband Mark Burnett’s deep religious faith and commitment to making the Bible accessible to a wide audience:

@realromadowney Thanks to you and everyone else who made it possible! Well done show. #TheBible

— Joel H. Kimball (@joelkimball) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney to watch the finale was gutt wrenching. But I will watch it again many times.

— Robin Ann (@alaricnight) April 1, 2013

Special thanks to @realromadowney and @markburnetttv for their witness and love!#theBible

— Mimi (@MomMusic) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney GREAT SERIES! THANK YOU.

— BOB (@PIRATE1775) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney Was so moving & emotional..I cried thru the 2hrs..the visuals were soooo real!! AMAZING!! God Bless you & your family!!

— Karen Bauer (@kabmoben) April 1, 2013

@realromadowneyI loved that you showed events and people that we don’t usually see.Loved that you took it to Patmos.Excellent!

— Annie Faye Shiflet (@antiefaye1943) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney The most moving series ever!! Thank you again and to @markburnetttv for telling the best story ever told! #TheBibleSeries

— Michele Barnes (@mbarnestx) April 1, 2013

@realromadowneyThanks for the wonderful series. The finale last night was so gut wrenching!#TheBible

— Norma Valentini (@NormaValentini) April 1, 2013

@realromadowneyfollowed through every week with my Bible in hand.Loved it.God Bless.

— Annie Faye Shiflet (@antiefaye1943) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney That’s a lot hope it touched someone life to come to Christ. Thanks for creating the Bible

— Nia McSwain (@KianaNia) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney Thanks for the amazing show, good job!

— Melanda Guenther,(@anyagunter) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney Thank you for your and Mark’s dedication. I learned so much from OT, You All spread the Gospel to many. #GodBless

— Ashley Ferreira (@1AshleyFerreira) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney great job on #TheBible ; as a bible reading Christian I expected to be let down but you all did a solid job with context.

— Richard Valenzuela (@valrich79) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney I thought about the last image of Jesus all last night n day and cry thinking about his sacrifice for me. TKU. life changer

— DonnaPirkle (@donnafrmdallas) April 1, 2013

@realromadowneyWonderful epic series.I am sure God worked through it all to reach folks. Thank you for producing it.

— Don Thrasher (@RevDonT) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney loved the entry into Jerusalem on donkey. Humble n loving. Judas’ kiss such betrayal and sadness on actors face. Powerful

— Carly Jo (@carlyjosanne) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney Thank you for creating this wonderful program that has touched so many lives and shared Christ! Bless you for your efforts.

— Diana Caldwell (@diana_caldwell) April 1, 2013

@realromadowney You all should be so proud of how many lives you touched & changed through your AWESOME work with #thebibleseries

— Lee Wildman (@bebbbs24) April 1, 2013

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