The compelling story of how God delivered the Israelites from Egyptian bondage and gave them hope. This study of the journey of God's Old Testament people highlights God's power, law, and desire to dwell among His worshipers.
Dr. Coy D. Roper, born in Dill City, Oklahoma, has served as a preacher, teacher, and writer throughout his life-long ministry. After graduating with a B.S. degree in Bible from Abilene Christian University (1958), he earned the M.T. in secondary education at Northeastern State University (1966). Roper then completed the M.S. in Bible and missions from Abilene Christian University (1977), and he finished his Ph.D. from the University of Michigan's Department of Near Eastern Studies with an Old Testament concentration (1988). Roper earned the M.A. from Heritage Christian University with an emphasis in Greek (2007). Roper began preaching in 1955 for the church in Charlie, Texas. Since that time, he has preached in Oklahoma, Tennessee, Michigan, Canada, and Australia. In addition, he has taught at Western Christian College, Macquarie School of Preaching (North Ryde, Australia), Michigan Christian College, Lipscomb University, and Heritage Christian University. From 2000 to 2005, Roper served as the director of graduate studies at Heritage Christian. At present, he preaches for the Trent Church of Christ (Trent, Texas) and writes for Truth for Today World Mission School in Searcy, Arkansas. Coy and his wife, Sharlotte, have three children and ten grandchildren.