God dwells with His people as an oasis in the desert. God is not concerned about moving His people into a wilderness because He intends to go with them and bless them!
Israel multiplied in Egypt
Israel moved into a desert strategy
Israel multiplied in the desert, Deuteronomy 1:11, “And may God, the God-of-Your-Fathers, keep it up and multiply you another thousand times, bless you just as he promised.” Where did they multiply? In the desert!
Israel depended upon God more in the desert