What gets your attention first each day? You have a todo list that begins to yell at you—yesterday’s list to finish first. But before the rush of productivity, God urges us to race to the foot of Mount Sinai —and pause.
That’s what God did with His people. Instead of taking them straight to Canaan from Egypt, He led them southeast for three months to Mount Sinai. There God entered into a covenant with Israel and gave them His commandments.
True, God could have led them straight to Canaan. After all, what better place to receive the Holy Bible than in the Holy Land?
But the Lord wanted them to have His Word before they walked in His plans for their future.
This principle hasn’t changed for us.
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