Exodus 15:22-16:36

  1. What reason is given twice in this passage as to why God allowed his redeemed people to suffer thirst, disappointment, and hunger?
    Cf. Deut. 8:2, 3; 1 Pet. 1:6, 7.
  2. What response is demanded from those for whom God provides?
    In what ways does God’s provision test this response?

Note. 1 Cor. 10:1-6 indicates that these experiences in the wilderness were spiritual as well as physical and material.