“Habakkuk moves from burden to blessing, from wonder/worry to worship, from restlessness to rest, from a focus on the problem with God to a focus on the Person of God, and from a complaint to consolation. God turns sighing into singing if we (like Habakkuk) take time to wait before Him in prayer and listen to His Word.” – Ryrie Study Bible
Resources: Study Questions, Maps, Outlines & Background
This introduction reviews the historical setting for the book, what we know about the author and his purpose for writing. We’ll also introduce the main theme of the book. Teacher Krisan Marotta on January 27, 2016
Habakkuk asks the Lord one of the most fundamental questions of faith: How long will you let your people suffer? The Lord answers, but not the way Habakkuk expects. Teacher Krisan Marotta on January 28, 2016.
Confused by the Lord’s answer, Habakkuk asks how the Lord can let the wicked trample the righteous? Again, the Lord’s answer is not what Habakkuk expects. Teacher Krisan Marotta on January 29, 2016
Habakkuk responds to what he has learned with a song of praise and fear. In his prayer we see the answers to our 2 theme questions. Teacher Krisan Marotta on January 30, 2016.
|1:1-4||Habakkuk’s First Complaint||God’s People abandoned the Law|
|1:5-11||Lord’s First Response||Sending the Babylonians|
|1:12-2:1||Habakkuk’s Second Complaint||Why the Wicked Babylonians?|
|2:4-20||Lord’s Second Response||Woe to the Unfaithful|
|3:1-19||Habakkuk’s Response||Exult the Lord|
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