Is it a small thing that you have brought us up out of a land flowing with milk and honey, to kill us in the wilderness, that you must also make yourself a prince over us? (Numbers 16:13 ESV)
God miraculously delivered the Israelites from Egypt. He promised a land flowing with milk and honey.
They had been slaves to the Egyptians and had been abused—even having their children murdered.
So what did they do? They cry out to God (Exodus 2:23-25). He heard their cries and rescued them from oppression. God didn’t promise an easy journey through the wilderness and into the Promised Land.
A Land Flowing With Milk and Honey Lies Ahead
On their way through the