神様の導き

雲が天幕を離れて上ると、すぐその後で、イスラエル人はいつも旅立った。そして、雲がとどまるその場所で、イスラエル人は宿営していた。主の命令によって、イスラエル人は旅立ち、主の命令によって宿営した。

民数記9:17-18


エジプトの脱出のあと、イスラエル人は40年間荒野で生活していた。神様が彼らの必要なものを満たしただけではなく、わかりやすい方法で彼らを導いていました。イスラエル人は神様の導きに従えば、何一つ困ることはなかったはずです。私たちは彼らと違って、完成した聖書が手に入っています。聖書にある神様の導きはとてもわかりやすいです。従うかどうかが私達次第ですが。


And when the cloud was taken up from the tabernacle, then after that the children of Israel journeyed: and in the place where the cloud abode, there the children of Israel pitched their tents.  At the commandment of the Lord the children of Israel journeyed, and at the commandment of the Lord they pitched: 

Numbers 9:17‭-‬18 


After the Israelites escape from Egypt they spent 40 years wandering in the wilderness. Not only did God provide for all of their physical needs, he also led them forward in the wilderness in a very easy to understand way. As long as they followed his guidance they would have had no problems.  We are different than the Israelites in that we actually have God's completed Word in our hands.

God leads us through his word in a very easy to understand way, but it is up to us whether we obey or not.