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Habakkuk 2 - AMP

2 And the Lord answered me and said, Write the vision and engrave it so plainly upon tablets that everyone who passes may read as he hastens by. 3 For the vision is yet for an appointed time and it hastens to the end ; it will not deceive or disappoint. Though it tarry, wait for it, because it will surely come; it will not be behindhand on its appointed day. 4 Look at the proud; his soul is not straight or right within him, but the just and the righteous man shall There is a curious passage in the Talmud which says that Moses gave six hundred injunctions to the Israelites. As these commands might prove too numerous to commit to memory, David brought them down to eleven in Psalm 15. Isaiah reduced these eleven to six in chapter 33:15. Micah (6:8) further reduced them to three; and Isaiah (56:1) once more brought them down to two. These two Amos (5:4) reduced to one. However, lest it might be supposed from this that God could be found only in the fulfillment of the law, Habakkuk (2:KJV) said, ``The just shall live by his faith" (William H. Saulez, The Romance of the Hebrew Language).live by his faith and in his faithfulness. 5 Moreover, wine and The Dead Sea Scrolls read ``wealth."wealth are treacherous; the proud man is restless and cannot stay at home. His appetite is large like that of Sheol and is like death and cannot be satisfied; he gathers to himself all nations and collects all people as if he owned them. 6 Shall not all these take up a taunt against him and in scoffing derision of him say, Woe to him who piles up that which is not his! And who loads himself with promissory notes for usury! 7 Shall not rise up suddenly who shall bite you, exacting usury of you, and those awake who will vex you ? Then you will be booty for them. 8 Because you have plundered many nations, all who are left of the people shall plunder you--because of men's blood and for the violence done to the earth, to the city and all the people who live in each city. 9 Woe to him who obtains wicked gain for his house, to set his nest on high that he may be preserved from calamity and delivered from the power of evil! 10 You have devised shame to your house by cutting off and putting an end to many peoples, and you have sinned against and forfeited your own life. 11 For the stone shall cry out of the wall , and the beam out of the woodwork will answer it . 12 Woe to him who builds a town with blood and establishes a city by iniquity! 13 Behold, is it not by appointment of the Lord of hosts that the nations toil only to satisfy the fire , and the peoples weary themselves only for emptiness, falsity, and futility? 14 But the earth shall be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord as the waters cover the sea. 15 Woe to him who gives his neighbors drink, who pours out your bottle to them and adds to it your poisonous and blighting wrath and also makes them drunk, that you may look on their stripped condition and pour out foul shame ! 16 You will be filled with shame and contempt instead of glory. Drink also and be like an uncircumcised ! The cup in the Lord's right hand will come around to you , and foul shame shall be upon your own glory! 17 For the violence done to Lebanon will cover and overwhelm you; the destruction of the animals will terrify you on account of men's blood and the violence done to the land, to the city and all its inhabitants. 18 What profit is the graven image when its maker has formed it? It is only a molten image and a teacher of lies. For the maker trusts in his own creations when he makes dumb idols. 19 Woe to him who says to the wooden image, Awake! and to the dumb stone, Arise, teach! behold, it is laid over with gold and silver and there is no breath at all inside it! 20 But the Lord is in His holy temple; let all the earth hush and keep silence before Him.



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Jonathan Kruschel avatar
Wait! Be Patient! Trust the Lord!
Shared by: Jonathan Kruschel on Oct, 2016
Summary: The Prophet Habakkuk looked around and saw a world filled with violence, destruction, toleration of wickedness, injustice, strife and conflict. Where was God? Ever look at your world and wonder the same thing? Listen to the Lord's answer!
Denomination: Lutheran
Views: 1,570
Wade M. Hughes, Sr avatar
#19 Understanding Love: THE ROLE OF A MAP
Shared by: Wade M. Hughes, Sr on Apr, 2016
Summary: This is part #19 understanding love: THE ROLE OF A MAP... LOVE UNDERSTANDS THAT CHAMPIONS ARE MADE FROM SOMETHING DEEP iNSIDE OF THEM, A DESIRE BEYOND ACCEPTING THE NORM, AN UNDYING DREAM, AND A CLEAR VISION.
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:1-4
Denomination: Assembly Of God
Views: 127
Ken Ritz avatar
Waiting In Faith
Shared by: Ken Ritz on Mar, 2016
Summary: Part 2 of series on Habakkuk. Why God makes us wait.
Series: Habakkuk
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:1-4
Views: 338
Coz von avatar
Verses, How deep can you go?
Shared by: Coz von on Feb, 2016
Summary: i believe you've never stayed on the endge of your seat after seing so many scripture in a sermon, yet - read it and you will enjoy it, the Bible unfolds right in front of your eyes -
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:20
Views: 541
Darrell  Stetler II avatar
#5- How to Hear God's Voice in Prayer
Shared by: Darrell Stetler II on Oct, 2015
Summary: How do I talk to God? Does God hear me? How do I hear God?
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:1
Denomination: Holiness
Views: 602
Mark Mitchell avatar
Having and Holding God’s Vision
Shared by: Mark Mitchell on Mar, 2015
Summary: We must have a clear vision from God in order to stand strong
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:1-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 361
Archie Norman avatar
Prepare to Pray
Shared by: Archie Norman on Nov, 2014
Summary: prayer
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:20-3:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 287
Jeremy Poling avatar
WAIT FOR IT
Shared by: Jeremy Poling on Jun, 2014
Summary: Though you must at times wait it does not mean the answer is no.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:2-3
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 890
Onaefe Edebi avatar
Inspiration This Day
Shared by: Onaefe Edebi on May, 2014
Summary: 'This Day' is a daily series on practical inspirational guide for living your best life with joy, peace and fulfilment.
Series: This Day
Christopher Holdsworth avatar
An Overview of the Book of Habakkuk
Shared by: Christopher Holdsworth on Nov, 2013
Summary: The LORD gives us 'strength for today, and bright hope for tomorrow'.
Graeme Saunders avatar
what do you see
Shared by: Graeme Saunders on Nov, 2013
Summary: a message about vision seeing what god sees.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:2-3
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 1,301
Scott Kircher avatar
Living By Faith when Life doesn't make Sense - Habakkuk
Shared by: Scott Kircher on Sep, 2013
Summary: When we look around and see so much evil and apparent injustice, how does a person live by faith?
Spencer Miller avatar
Don't Stop Dreaming
Shared by: Spencer Miller on Jun, 2013
Summary: Your dreams are planted deeply within your heart, all of us whether we care to admit it or not have a dream, however, along this journey of life, while hoping and waiting for our dream’s fulfillment, we will face challenges and even discouragement.
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:1-4
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,027
Robbie Pruitt avatar
On the Rampart
Shared by: Robbie Pruitt on Feb, 2013
Summary: God has exercised His wrath and judgment, and in His mercy, God has taken it in our stead; setting us free from our sin; setting us free from ourselves; and setting us free from hiding behind our own “defensive walls.”
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:1
Denomination: *other
Views: 278
Joe Mack Cherry avatar
Habakkuk Part 2
Shared by: Joe Mack Cherry on Apr, 2012
Summary: Even though God may use evil people to do His work, their deeds will not go unpunished.
William R. Nabaza avatar
GOD's Reply Against Injustices
Shared by: William R. Nabaza on Jan, 2012
Summary: I. EXORDIUM: Husbands and wives who lives by their love, please raise your hands. II. AUDIENCE PROFILE: Believers III. OBJECTIVES: To emphasize faith is important in the last days. IV. TEXT: Habbakuk 2:3-4 Hab 2:3 Put it in writing
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:3-4
Denomination: Independent/Bible
Views: 289
Steven Boersma avatar
Habakkuk's Disturbing Burden
Shared by: Steven Boersma on Oct, 2011
Summary: It seemed as if the Lord would not even lift a finger to save the righteous from the oppression of violent men. And so, Habakkuk wanted to know why God wouldn’t listen, why God wouldn’t help, and why God even tolerated all this.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Habakkuk 1:1-2:1
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 1,730
Steven Boersma avatar
Woe, Be Gone!
Shared by: Steven Boersma on Oct, 2011
Summary: Habakkuk was burdened by the wickedness, violence, and destruction that were going on in the land of Judah. And God was going to use the evil and barbaric Babylonians to punish Judah. Although that seemed like a perversion of justice, God would deal wit
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:2-20
Denomination: Presbyterian/Reformed
Views: 788
Sesan Banjo avatar
THE POWER OF VISION
Shared by: Sesan Banjo on Jul, 2011
Summary: Grants you an understanding of what a vision is, the effects of having a vision, the pathway to getting a vision and the vital steps to fulfilling your God given vision.
based on 9 ratings
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:1-4
Denomination: Pentecostal
Views: 25,162
W Pat Cunningham avatar
Put Not Your Trust in Princes or Political Parties
Shared by: W Pat Cunningham on Oct, 2010
Summary: God does not call us to take political power, but to witness to the Gospel of truth, goodness and beauty, and to keep together our worship, law and ethics.
Scripture: Habakkuk 1:2-2:4
Denomination: Catholic
Views: 413
Casey Lieneman avatar
Soap in the Mouth
Shared by: Casey Lieneman on Oct, 2010
Summary: God, like loving parent, punishes because He loves.
Kelly Cabrera  avatar
VIVIR EN FE
Shared by: Kelly Cabrera on Jul, 2010
Summary: Habacuc nos muestra un relato de una caminata espiritual, de un hombre de Dios que tiene promesas para su vida y para su pueblo que ante las circunstancias que lo rodean dudaron de estas promesas pero a medida de leemos el libro vemos como su duda es quit
based on 5 ratings
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:1-4
Denomination: Christian Church
Views: 9,233
Duane Smith avatar
Live By Faith?
Shared by: Duane Smith on Jul, 2010
Summary: The purpose for this message is to show us the need to live by faith and encourage us to start today.
based on 1 rating
Scripture: Habakkuk 1:12-2:4
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 766
Duane Smith avatar
I Will Wait
Shared by: Duane Smith on Jul, 2010
Summary: The purpose of this message is to help us gain a better understanding of how to wait on God - especially as it applies to prayer.
based on 3 ratings
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:1
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,281
Duane Smith avatar
God’s Answers Are Always Appropriate
Shared by: Duane Smith on Jul, 2010
Summary: The purpose of this message is to help us get an understanding that the sovereign God always speaks in such an appropriate manner to give guidance.
based on 28 ratings
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:2-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 2,842
Sterling Franklin avatar
How Long, O LORD?
Shared by: Sterling Franklin on Jun, 2010
Summary: Habakkuk asks the main question, ’How Long, O LORD?’ through a very confusing time in Judah’s history. Deals with suffering, hope, and our LORD’s sovereignty
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Habakkuk 1:1-2:1
Denomination: *other
Views: 1,240
Randy Bataanon avatar
THE ART OF WAITING FOR THE FULFILLMENT OF GOD’S PLAN
Shared by: Randy Bataanon on May, 2010
Summary: When our dream house, dream spouse, job promotion, healing or salvation of love ones were being delayed, do you know exactly how to wait?
based on 314 ratings
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:1-3
Views: 26,021
Shawn Drake avatar
You Decide
Shared by: Shawn Drake on May, 2010
Summary: This is the 3rd sermon in the series "Conversations With God".
based on 6 ratings
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:4-20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,831
Shawn Drake avatar
Shut Up And Be Still
Shared by: Shawn Drake on May, 2010
Summary: This is the 4th sermon in the series "Conversations With God".
based on 7 ratings
Scripture: Habakkuk 2:20
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 4,271
Shawn Drake avatar
God, Are You Sure
Shared by: Shawn Drake on Apr, 2010
Summary: This is the 2nd sermon in the series "Conversations With God". When God's answer isn't what you want to hear.
based on 2 ratings
Scripture: Habakkuk 1:5-2:4
Denomination: Baptist
Views: 1,583