Tag Archives: Sovereignty

Redeeming Ruth in Retrospect

I’ve always loved the book of Ruth.  I spent an entire semester on working to translate it in a Hebrew course I took in college (I won’t reveal my grade from that class).  Nevertheless, the book has always intrigued me.  … 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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God the Fortress

I’ve been praying for the people of Japan this afternoon.  Psalm 46 seems timely: God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. 2 Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains … Continue reading

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