“But,” God says, “I was very angry with them, for their hearts were always looking somewhere else instead of up to me, and they never found the paths I wanted them to follow.” Hebrews 3:10.
God gets angry.
That is a scary thought. When I get angry, I might say something I shouldn’t or leave the room and sulk. God? Think what He has at His disposal! How restrained He must be with me.
Today’s verse is referencing the Israelites during their forty years of wandering but it might as well apply to us.
God is saying that He has a way for them to go but they won’t seek His Will. Instead, they wander for years on a trip that could have taken days and end up missing the Promised Land. How sad.
What does God want me to do?
Do I really want to know?
How do I find out what He wants?
God used prophets in the Old Testament. I am just starting to read Ezekiel. Right off the bat, Ezekiel has been given a message from God to tell the Israelites. They are going to hear what God wants and is planning.
I listened to an inner voice recently and heeded what I heard.
Will I listen to “outer” voices that God has placed in my midst?