Monthly Archives: September 2009

Habakkuk Review

Habakkuk starts by complaining about the corrupt state of his nation.  God replies by telling him that He will bring a horror filled invasion.  Habakkuk submits to God’s will.  Habakkuk gains nothing except a broadened perspective of God.  That is … Continue reading

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Habakkuk 3: 16 – 19

“Rejoice in the Lord always.  I will say it again: Rejoice!”  How do you do that when you are facing being swept away with the rest of your people?  There has been an economic meltdown.  There is no food to … Continue reading

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Habakkuk 3: 1-15

Habakkuk transitions from a man who demands God acts in ways that he dictates.  Now Habakkuk is bowed in awe before a God who acts as He wills.  God can do whatever He wishes.  From being the God of Israel … Continue reading

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Habakkuk 2: 12-20

Woe:  The word seems meaningless because of its lack of use.  However, when a word like ‘Woe’ is repeated several times in a passage we should take note.  Why are these people suffering the opposite of joy?  They indulge in … Continue reading

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Habakkuk 2: 1-11

Injustice can not go unnoticed.  God sees time from a broader perspective.  Justice will ultimately win out.  It is strange that injustice can be used to execute justice by God in the short run.  However, in the end all of … Continue reading

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Habakkuk 1: 12 – 2:1

Habakkuk 1: 12 – 2:1What observation about God leads Habakkuk to conclude that Israel will not die?What is God’s purpose in appointing Babylon?What perplexes Habakkuk about God’s actions?How does Habakkuk show us ways to question God and keep our faith?What … Continue reading

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Habakkuk 1: 1-11

Habakkuk 1: 1-11Habakkuk?  Yes.  Suzanne Osborne of The Chapel (www.chapel.org) has written an article in the church magazine (Sixteen:Nine Fall Issue, p. 10-11) inviting us to take a Joyride.  She then presents four weeks of study to be completed this … Continue reading

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