He stilled the storm to a whisper; the waves of the sea were hushed. They were glad when it grew calm, and he guided them to their desired haven.
Some became fools through their rebellious ways and suffered affliction because of their iniquities. They loathed all food and drew near the gates of death.
Then they cried to the LORD in their trouble, and he saved them from their distress. He brought them out of darkness, the utter darkness.
Desert wanderers for years, despite everything God has done, they (we) continually try to find ways to go back to Egypt. What could be more insulting?
Redeemed already and not yet. Let’s avoid becoming a soft-hits radio version of church, and not miss the tension of Advent.