In the presence of complaining is the absence of faith (Ex. 14:10-12; 16:2,3). God will never bring us into the wilderness if He had no intention of bringing us through the wilderness and, then, bringing us out of the wilderness. Therefore, before we go into the wilderness, God has already made provision beforehand to accommodate our every need while we are in the wilderness.
Our perspective about the purpose of the wilderness needs to be amended. The purpose of the wilderness is to remove the former way of thinking and living and to replace it with the Kingdom mentality. This includes walking in faith with and in obedience to God. If we do not learn the lessons from walking in the wilderness, we will find ourselves walking this way again until we do…#thinkonthesethings