On any journey, our purpose will affect route we choose to get there. If meeting someone we will likely choose a direct route, but if we're sightseeing a longer, slower path would be in order. In the exodus, God led the Israelites down a road less-traveled to accomplish specific purposes. He often does the same in our journey of faith. Learn some of the reasons why and the obstacles we may face in this sermon from Ex. 13:17-14:31. The sermon begins at 35:30.