The wilderness is a gift of God’s grace. It is God’s love for us that leads us there. For it is there that our hearts are exposed by our hunger. It is there that we find Jesus waiting with his infinite love and grace wanting to truly satisfy our heart’s hunger. It is in the wilderness that we find that Jesus is more precious to us than anything this temporal world can offer. It is in the wilderness that “to live is Christ.”
“To live is Christ” is a journey into the desert. The place where we learn to desire Christ himself more than anything else. The place where only he can satisfy. Only he can make our bitter waters sweet again. And only by the life of his cross – he threw the log into the water, and the water became sweet.
Exodus 16:16-20. 16 This is what the Lord has commanded: ‘Gather of it, each one of you, as much as he can eat. You shall
Exodus 16:1-4. They set out from Elim, and all the congregation of the people of Israel came to the wilderness of Sin, which is between
Exodus 15:22. Then Moses made Israel set out from the Red Sea, and they went into the wilderness of Shur. They went three days in