(Kelly Mcdonald JR) We are in the time period from Passover to Pentecost. The Israelites made this same journey in Exodus 15-19. They left Egypt and headed towards the mountain of God (which is in modern day Saudi-Arabia). In this journey, they faced the obstacles and challenges of the desert. We each go through dry spells. These are times when we don’t feel the presence of God like we have in the past. I want to share a few tips to help you survive the dry place and not lose confidence in God.

In the dry place, the first thing we want to do is complain. This is what the Israelites did. Paul said in Phil. 2:14-15, “14 Do everything without grumbling or arguing, 15 so that you may become blameless and pure, “children of God without fault in a warped and crooked generation.” Then you will shine among them like stars in the sky”. Stars stand out in the sky because of the light they emit. When we don’t complain when our outward environment looks unfavorable, we are shining like a star. READ MORE