Numbers 14:2,4,26
“All the Israelites grumbled against Moses and Aaron, and the whole assembly said to them, “If only we had died in Egypt! Or in this wilderness!”
“And they said to each other, “We should choose a leader and go back to Egypt.”
“The Lord said to Moses and Aaron, “How long will this wicked community grumble against me?” 
Moses was not a popular guy. God had called him as a leader, but the nation was rejecting him. They didn’t like what was happening, so they began grumbling against Moses and Aaron. God heard the grumbling, but He didn’t see it as a rejection of Moses–He saw it as a rejection of Himself.  And He judged the nation accordingly. 
Following God does not automatically mean popularity, or absence of conflict. Following God means that He will fight the battle on my behalf, when I stay aligned with Him and submitted to His ways.
This passage is also a reminder to me, to fervently seek God’s heart even when I disagree with a leader over me. I don’t want to allow rebellion in my heart to put me at odds with God himself through fleshly conflict in His kingdom. 
God, thank you for leading and guiding me. Thank you for the certainty that you are fighting on my behalf as I submit to you, and that the battle is yours. Help me to keep my heart right before you, and not allow seeds of rebellion to grow within me. 

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