After God had sent the angel of death to take the firstborn of every living thing in Egypt, God provided a pillar of light at night and a pillar of cloud by day to lead them away from the place where they had been captive.  When Pharaoh changed his mind and went after them with a great army.  Despite the fact that God saved them by parting the Red Sea, the first time they had another major trial-a lack of food., they immediately blamed Moses.  When Moses prayed, God provided manna, which was like coriander seed, white, and its taste was like wafers with honey.  When the people saw it, they called it manna, which means “what?,” since they had no clue what it was. (Exodus: 16:3-32, 17)

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