No More Grumbling – Exodus 14:10-12
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Ex. 14:10 As Pharaoh approached, the Israelites looked up, and there were the Egyptians,
marching after them. They were terrified and cried out to YHWH. 11 They said to Moses, “Was
it because there were no graves in Egypt that you brought us to the desert to die? What have you
done to us by bringing us out of Egypt? 12 Didn’t we say to you in Egypt, ‘Leave us alone; let
us serve the Egyptians’? It would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the
I don’t know about you but every time I read this passage, and those like it, I just sit there in
amazement. After all they had just seen YHWH do to the Egyptians, this is how they come to
Moses? With complaining and grumbling?
Yet, that’s when we have to stop and remember that we’re just as human as they were. How
many times have we forgotten all that He has done for us in the past only to come to Him in fear
and grumbling as well?
Let this be a focus in your time of meditation throughout the day. Until next time, shalom!