[I]f we are His, He will likely take us into Egypt and the desert….and He may well give us a much more difficult portion in this life than it seems many around us have been given, but we must listen to the Spirit’s wisdom from Hebrews 12:5-6: “My son, do not regard lightly the discipline of the Lord, nor be weary when reproved by Him. For the Lord disciplines the one He loves, and chastises every son He receives.” Egypt today means Jerusalem tomorrow.
I’ve just discovered Full of Eyes, one of the best blogs I’ve found recently, belonging to the creator of this video. It’s worth having a read through the archives – heart-warming stuff. The entry I’ve linked to has further reflections on a recent theme.