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Plot Summary

  • This is the extraordinary tale of two brothers named Moses and Ramses, one born of royal blood, and one an orphan with a secret past. Growing up the best of friends, they share a strong bond of free-spirited youth and good-natured rivalry. But the truth will ultimately set them at odds, as one becomes the ruler of the most powerful empire on earth, and the other the chosen leader of his people! Their final confrontation will forever change their lives and the world.

    - Written by Anthony Pereyra <hypersonic91@yahoo.com>
  • Centuries ago in Ancient Egypt, the Pharaoh Seti ordered all the Hebrew baby boys to be executed. A desperate mother decides to let God guide her newborn son instead of execution. Found by the queen, the baby is named Moses and brought up as a prince for Egypt and a brother to the Pharaoh's son Ramses. As time passes, the two brothers are separated as Moses discovers his true heritage as a Hebrew and defies the Egyptian way of life. After escaping from the city, Moses finds that he is called by God to leading his people out of Egypt as His messenger. Unfortunately, Ramses now rules over the Hebrews with an iron fist and it will take all Moses' strength and God's miracles to change the world.

    - Written by Blazer346
  • Egypt, eons of years ago: Pharao Seti commands all male hebrew babies to be drowned. A desperate mother places her son in a basket and lets the Hebrew god guide it along its way on the river. The basket is found by the Queen, and Moses is brought up as a brother to the heir of the throne, Ramses. Years later, the brothers, who grew up happily and wealthy, are split by Moses' recognition of his true heritage and the suppressing system his brother is about to inherit, willing to carry it on. Fleeing from the city in despair, Moses finds himself being called by God. He is given the task of being the messenger in order to free the Hebrews and to lead them into a country where milk and honey flow.

    - Written by Julian Reischl <julianreischl@mac.com>
  • In ancient Egypt, Moses, the prince of Egypt, finds he is a Hebrew and that he was born a slave. After leaving Egypt and meeting Jethro. the high priest, and marrying Jethro's daughter, Tzporah, Moses must return to Egypt to free his people with the hands of God to lead him. The one problem is that his former brother, Ramses, is now the Pharaoh and won't give in to God's wonders. Now Moses will do anything, and that means ANYTHING to convince Ramses to let his people go.

    - Written by Zac Abrams
  • An Egyptian prince learns of his identity as a Hebrew and his destiny to become the chosen deliverer of his people.

    - Written by Kenneth Chisholm

Synopsis

In ancient Egypt, Hebrew slaves are hard at work making bricks and setting up giant statues and other monuments...

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