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Bible Bites - Apr 17, 2017
Exodus 20:18-21:18 - Uncut Stones, Priestly Underwear and Slaves
From Series: "Exodus"
The book of Exodus forms the foundation of the rest of Scripture. From its iconic story of liberation in the showdown between Moses and Pharaoh to the giving of the Torah and the Tabernacle, everything else in the Bible flows from the story of God's rescue in Exodus.
Meet the Hosts
Tom Fuerst and his family make their dwelling amongst the Memphibians in Memphis, TN. He blogs at tom1st.com, loves discussing the Bible, and despite years of practice he has yet to successful pick-pocket another human being above the age of 4. You can follow Tom on Twitter, where you’ll find snark, sports, and sermonizing in full swing.
Elizabeth Glass Turner
Elizabeth Glass Turner is the Associate Director for Community and Creative Development at World Methodist Evangelism. She also manages wesleyanaccent.com. With an M.A. in Theological Studies, Elizabeth approached pastoral and campus ministry with an eye for cultural anthropology and practical theological application.
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