, as in the provocation, and as in the day of temptation in the wilderness:
Are you being tested in the wilderness. Is it provision you lack or a fearsome enemy or obstacle blocking your path?
Not much more than a stones throw from God's promise and yet they refused to believe Him- very sad.
How many of us today are satisfied walking around in circles in the desert. Wearing the sandals that do not wear out and eating the manna yet never quite believing the Lord enough to receive His promise?