Abraham and Sarah travelled away from their home, a land where people thought that Gods were in each thing-such as the Trees, and Sky.The understanding that all of God was everywhere sustained Abraham and Sarah's as they made their way to Canaan,where Issac was born.And God was there.
In this lesson nearly the same arcing journey is taken by God's People but in the opposite direction.Even though this journey is forced on God's people the same astounding discovery is made God was not just in one place, in the temple in Jerusalem. God was also in a foreign and strange land. God's presence is not here or there, but everywhere, waiting to be found. To find us.