This five-session small group Bible study, God Heard Their Cry, by ted teacher and historian, Ray Vander Laan, is volume eight of the That the World May Kw filmed-on-location DVD and Discovery Guide series. Vander Laan illustrates how, in ancient times, thing was bigger than Egypt...powerful pharaohs, strong armies, and a multitude of gods. God's people were match against the Egyptians. In this volume of Faith Lessons, discover how God answers the cry of his persecuted people and proclaims himself Lord to them and their oppressors. Filmed on location in Israel, Faith Lessons is a unique video series that brings God's Word to life with astounding relevance. By weaving together the Bible's fascinating historical, cultural, religious, and geographical contexts, teacher and historian Ray Vander Laan reveals unique insights into the Scriptures' significance for modern believers. Each lesson: * Focuses on passages of Scripture explored in the DVD * Includes sidebars, maps, photos and other study tools * Features questions that facilitate discussion and inspire personal reflection * Includes 25 personal Bible studies to help you deepen your learning experience between sessions, and turn lessons from the past into applications that impact how you live out your faith today. Filmed on location in Luxor, Egypt; Deir al Medina, Ramesseum, and the Red Sea, these illuminating faith lessons afford a new understanding of the Bible that will ground your convictions and transform your life. The Faith Lessons video series is ideal for use in small groups, personal and family Bible studies, and adult Sunday school. Individual believers and families will gain vital insights from long-ago times and cultures through this invative approach to Bible study. This pack contains one DVD and one Discovery Guide. Lessons include: * How Big Is our God? - Filmed in Luxor, Egypt * Israel in Bondage: God Heard Their Cry - Filmed at Dier al Medina * Finger of God: The Plagues - Filmed at Ramesseum * Watch with Me: Israel Leaves Egypt - Filmed at the Red Sea * The Lord Reigns: The Red Sea - Filmed at the Red Sea
Ray Vander Laan is the founder of That the World May Know Ministries and creator of the Faith Lessons video series with Focus on the Family. An ordained minister, he holds the chair of biblical cultural studies as a religion instructor at Holland Christian Schools in Holland, Michigan. He and his wife, Esther, have four children and fifteen grandchildren. Stephen and Amanda Sorenson are founders of Sorenson Communications and have co-written many small group curriculum guidebooks, including the entire Faith Lessons series.