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Bible Bites - May 22, 2017
Exodus 28:1-31:18 - Tabernacle, Priests and Sabbath
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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We explore the Outer Court, then ask how the tabernacle functioned for Israel throughout their history. What happens to the tabernacle in the New Testament? And why does it still matter today?read more
The Tabernacle is the climax of the Exodus story. We explore the first two spaces – the Holy of Holies and the Holy place. What are these spaces, and why do they still matter today?read more
We finish the book of the Covenant. Given that many of these laws seem so archaic, how do we embody the spirit of these laws in our modern churches?read more
We enter the book of the Covenant. What are these legal codes? Plus, how the people respond to God, why priests have to wear underwear, and a confrontation of slavery in the Scriptures.read more