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The Testaments: Of One Fold and One Shepherd (2000)

Unrated | | Drama | 24 March 2000 (USA)
Although in America, Helam witnesses the star heralding the birth of Christ, and 33 years later he faithfully awaits the promised coming of The Messiah despite persecution for this belief. ... See full summary »

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Helam
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Jacob (as Jeremy W. Hoop)
Arianna Marsden ...
Mara
Joy Gardner ...
Laneah
Mowava Pryor ...
Zeraptah
Joseph Paur ...
Lamonah
Theo Coumbis ...
Kohor
Al Harrington ...
Amaron
Tomas Kofod ...
Robert 'R.J.' Jordan ...
young Helam
Hans Saito ...
Shaman
Heather Cannon ...
David Sturdevant ...
Sidney S. Liufau ...
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Kimo Hugho ...
Judge hunter 2
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Although in America, Helam witnesses the star heralding the birth of Christ, and 33 years later he faithfully awaits the promised coming of The Messiah despite persecution for this belief. Helam's son, Jacob, is interested more in the ways of the world, including the lovely Laneah, and when his abilities as an artisan bring an offer to work for the wealthy and powerful Kohor, he jumps at the chance and is estranged from his father's house. Kohor is plotting to destabilize the existing government and become the absolute ruler. In contrast, Amaron, a holy man, preaches to people of Christ, whose ministry and miracles are concurrently taking place across the seas in The Holy Land. As Jacob becomes more immersed in the secular life of Kohor's house, Laneah becomes more interested in the humble faith he is forsaking. Her conversion to Christ, and the death of Amaron at the hand of Kohor's men, brings Jacob to his senses, but he knows of Kohor's plans and is imprisoned when he refuses to ... Written by Brian Greenhalgh

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Many of The Savior's scenes in The Holy Land are based on pictures and paintings that are popular among the members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. See more »

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Edited into Finding Faith in Christ (2003) See more »

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Spiritually uplifting & inspiring. Superb portrayal of Christ.
2 October 2002 | by (Salt Lake City, UT) – See all my reviews

This superb portrayal of Christ clearly sets Him on His throne for all the viewers to see. Several scenes suddenly take you inside a masterpiece of art (you think to yourself, I've seen this shot before!) posed as if a famous still-life of the Savior was expanded into a moving picture.

The Book of Mormon has intrigue, violence, deception, murder as well as repentance, patience and love. This film includes each of these elements, ending in the overwhelming message, that Christ is above all of it and God, our Heavenly Father sent Him as a gift "not. . . to condemn the world, but that the world through Him might be saved" Amen and amen!


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