“Send some men to explore the land of Canaan, which I’m giving to the Israelites,” God said to Moses. “Let the men bring back a report about the route we are to take and the towns we will come to,” the Israelites said.
Since their exit from Egypt, the Israelites had been led by God in a cloud by day and a pillar of fire at night. Now, the Israelites are suggesting that they be led, not by God, but by the wisdom of men. How did that work out? [Reflection based on the Bible Reference – Numbers 13:1 and Deuteronomy 1:22]