Exodus 13:17-22 — And it came to pass, when Pharaoh had let the people go, that God led them not through the way of the land of the Philistines, although that was near…” When the Children of Israel were finally set free, why didn’t the LORD lead them via the most direct route to the land of Canaan? And how exactly did He lead them? These are the questions Pastor Brendan answers for us as we continue our study through the Book of Exodus. In considering these questions we learn about how God leads His people today. His ways and plans are often very different to ours — but far better!