CLEMENT OF ALEXANDRIA SAYS IT WAS THE ANGEL JESUS WHO LEAD THE ISRAELITES IN THE WILDERNESS!
CLEMENT OF ALEXANDRIA (circa. 153-217 C.E.): "...Formerly the older people [the Israelites] had an old covenant, and the law disciplined the people with fear, and THE WORD WAS AN ANGEL; but the fresh and new people [the Christians] has also been given a new covenant, and the Word has appeared, and fear turned into love, and THAT MYSTIC ANGEL IS BORN—JESUS..." — (Book I, Chapter 7, Section 59, Verses 1-2, [MPG 126.96.36.199-2] “THE INSTRUCTOR,” Or “THE PAEDAGOGUS,” Translated by William Wilson. From Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. 2. Edited by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, and A. Cleveland Coxe. Buffalo, NY: Christian Literature Publishing Co., 1885.)