A Mathematical Miracle
Moses and the people of Israel were in the desert, but what was he going
to do with them? They had to be fed, and feeding 2 or 3 million people requires
a lot of food. According to the Quartermaster General in the Army, it is
reported that Moses would have to have 1,500 tons of food each day. Do you
know, that to bring that much food each day, two freight trains each a mile
long would be required!
Besides you must remember, they were out in the desert, and they would have
to have firewood to use in cooking the food. This would take 4,000 tons of
wood and a few more freight trains, each a mile long, just for one day. And
just think, they were forty years in transit.
Oh, yes, they would have to have water. If they only had enough to drink
and wash a few dishes, it would take 11 million gallons of each day, and
a freight train with tank cars 1,800 miles long, just to bring water!
And then another thing: They had to get across the Red Sea in one night.
If they went on a narrow path, double file, the line would be 800 miles long
and would require 35 days and nights to get through. So, there had to be
a space in the Red Sea, 3 miles wide so that they could walk 5,000 abreast
to get over in one night.
But then another problem: Each time they camped at the end of the day, a
campground totalling about 750 square miles. Think of it! This much
space just for nightly camping.
Do you think Moses figured all this out before he left Egypt? I think not!
You see, Moses believed in God. God took care of these things for him.
Now, do you think God has any problem taking care of all your needs?