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Exodus: Chronology of an Apostate (Part 4)

It's funny what parts of the Bible fundamentalist Christians choose to take literally and which parts they don't. 





Most Christians will tell you they're just calling balls and strikes; doing their best to decipher the good book with as much intellectual honesty as they can, perhaps helped along the way by theologians & the Holy Spirit. But as a teenager some inconsistencies started to crop up for me.
"And these signs shall follow them that believe; In my name shall they cast out devils; they shall speak with new tongues; They shall take up serpents; and if they drink any deadly thing, it shall not hurt them; they shall lay hands on the sick, and they shall recover," - Jesus
A Pentecostal preacher from Tennessee, George W. Hensley, was giving a sermon in 1910 when he decided it was time to take the Bible literally. He was preaching about the Bible verse above (Mark 16:17-18) and then in the middle of his sermon he proceeded to open a wooden crate and lift out a l…

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