Updated: Mar 28, 2020
…it is worth taking a moment to get our bearing. In Exodus 16:1-3, we note it was but a month after Moses, Miriam, and all of Israel sang and celebrated their deliverance from the Egyptians. Having safely crossed the Red Sea, the congregation found itself in the wilderness of Sin between Elim and Sinai. Food rations had dwindled, and the people believed they were beginning to starve. Grumbling began among the people: more than grumbling – a loss of faith. The accusation went out that Moses brought us forth into this wilderness to kill this whole assembly with hunger.