Learning Obedience in the Wilderness

Posted March 28, 2019 9:14 pm by Dr. Jared Staudt

Learning Obedience in the Wilderness

Every morning the Church begins the Liturgy of the Hours with the invitatory psalm, Psalm 95, which calls us to start our day by recognizing the Lordship of God and worshipping Him. It ends, however, in more startling fashion, calling to mind the Israelites’ rebellion against God in the wilderness (in their 40 years of wandering in the desert after leaving Egypt) and warning us not to imitate them:
Today, listen to the voice of the Lord:
Do not grow stubborn, as your fathers did in the wilderness,
when at Meriba and Massah they challenged me and provoked me,
Although they had seen all

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