“Is this not the word that we spoke to you in Egypt, saying, ‘Leave us alone that we may serve the Egyptians ‘? For it would have been better for us to serve the Egyptians than to die in the wilderness.” Exodus 14:12
God through Moses freed the Israelites from 400 years of slavery. However when the Israelites finally received their freedom, they began to moan and complain because they were currently in “The Wilderness”
See God promised the Israelites he would free them and deliver them to the “Promise Land”, however in order to get to that Promise Land they need to first travel through the Wilderness.
How about your current journey with God, is he taking you through “The Wilderness”? Are you looking back at your old life and saying “I rather stay there and die”, . God has promised us a “Promise Land” also and it’s the New Heavens and Earth (Revelation 21) , stay focused with God and he will deliver You
The LORD will fight for you while you keep silent.” Exodus 14:14
The struggle in “The Wilderness” was real, this was going to be a long journey through a barren land. However this was the best route for the Israelites to take, because if they took the short route through Philistine country they would have been destroyed (Exodus 13:17)
God knows our needs, and he knew the needs of the Israelites. He provided them food and water in the desert. He delivered them from the hands of Pharaoh and the Egyptian army. He will deliver you also just keep your faith in Christ
But thanks be to God that though you were slaves of sin, you became obedient from the heart to that form of teaching to which you were committed, and having been freed from sin, you became slaves of righteousness. Romans 6:17-18
You were once a slave to Sin and death, but Christ has freed you from this slavery as the Israelites were freed also. You are going through your journey into the Wilderness on your way to the Promised Land (Heaven), put your trust and faith in Jesus Christ, the Way Amen!