Tag Archives: Habakkuk

Getting Over “Easy Math” on Suffering

The sufferings of Job are well-known. His story, unfolded in the 18th book of the Old Testament, is one of loss and despair, devastation and redemption. It sheds great light on the issue of suffering and the character of God. … Continue reading

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The God of the Mountain

Habakkuk is a character from Scripture who approaches God with all kinds of questions.  He writes his book in response to intense suffering that he saw coming upon his people in Judah.  Wicked nations were set up for triumph while … Continue reading

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Is God Schizophrenic?

I’m preaching a text tomorrow morning that breaks down a common fallacy that floats around in some circles.  The text: Habakkuk 2:5-20 The fallacy: That God is schizophrenic I have heard many people talk about the idea that the “God … Continue reading

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Who is this God?

Here is the text I’m working through today: Habakkuk 2:5-20    5“Moreover, [wealth] is a traitor, an arrogant man who is never at rest. His greed is as wide as Sheol; like death he has never enough. He gathers for himself … Continue reading

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Questions and More Questions

Last Sunday morning we began a series on the small but mighty Old Testament book called Habakkuk.  It’s a book that chronicles two complaints and a prayer of a man who was searching for answers about his life and the … Continue reading

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Two Complaints and a Prayer

What does an obscure Old Testament prophet who lived and died over 2600 years ago have to do with you and me?  I’m thinking specifically one with a name like “Habakkuk?”   The book of Habakkuk is the only place in … Continue reading

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Ever Questioned God?

Have you ever questioned God?  Some say we shouldn’t dare.  But Habakkuk, a man who served as a mouthpiece of God for his people, wasn’t afraid to speak his mind to His creator.  Have you ever felt like this?      2O … Continue reading

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Need Answers?

The situation isn’t looking good. On foreign soil there are major world powers vying for supremacy. There are wars being waged, innocent people being killed, and regimes changing hands. The power structure world-wide is beginning to shift, as new upstart … Continue reading

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The God of the Mountain

A few days ago I blogged about the God of the Box.  Scripture doesn’t reveal God as “the God of the Box.”  Scripture reveals God as the God of the Mountain.    Habakkuk is a character from Scripture who approaches … Continue reading

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