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by Anita Lahanmi 
01/25/12
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God delivered the children of Israel from their suffering at the hands of Pharaoh with the plan to bring them into the Promised Land, a land designed to bless them and their descendants. However, on their journey to the Promised Land the children of Israel began to complain against God accusing Him of bringing them into the wilderness to die. The wilderness was not meant to be their dwelling place; it was meant to be a passing through. Such was their bitterness and unbelief that they believed it would have been better if they had been left in Egypt - the place of their oppression. God heard their complaints and told Moses that He would send food down from heaven to the people. They were instructed to only gather up as much food as they needed and not to keep any leftover for the next day because God would provide fresh food for them each day. Some of the Israelites disobeyed His instruction and kept some of the food but when they arose in the morning the food was rotten and exuded a terrible stench.

Many of us (like the Israelites) are in situations where what was originally intended to be a blessing has now become a stench in your life. God has asked you to release certain things so He can put something even better in your hands but you are refusing to let it go for fear of tomorrow. The things are mouldy and smelly but you are holding onto them just in case God doesn't come through tomorrow. For others we are angry with God because we have been led into situations by Him yet things are not working the way we would like or expected, so we are accusing God of not caring and thinking that we were better off where we were. You know that saying, "better the devil you know!" Like the Israelites we are following God based on what He can do for us as opposed to, for who He is! Our relationship has been reduced to what we can get instead of what we can give.

The children of Israel allowed their temporary circumstances cloud their knowledge of God's character and His ability to provide for them. They forgot about the God who delivered them out of the hand of the Egyptians and parted the Red Sea so that they could walk through to the other side but swallowed up their enemies who were pursuing them. Our faith tends to waver in times of difficulty such that we begin to doubt God's ability to care of us. We lose sight of the situations He delivered us from effortlessly and the numerous testimonies we gave of His faithfulness and His goodness. We forget the things God brought us through in the past and fixate on the things we are going through now.

God desires a relationship with you where you trust Him day by day knowing that He has made provision for everything you need before you even ask. The bible tells us in Matthew 6:34, ďGive your entire attention to what God is doing right now, and don't get worked up about what may or may not happen tomorrow. God will help you deal with whatever hard things come up when the time comes.Ē (The Message)

Donít let your uncertainties about tomorrow, next week or even next year cause you to hold onto things that you no longer need. Donít be afraid of what you don't know. You may not know the future but I know a Man who does and your future is safe in His hands!


If you died today, are you absolutely certain that you would go to heaven? You can be! TRUST JESUS NOW

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