Contributed on Sep 2, 2006
The message of Habakkuk is one of the most helpful portions of Scripture to help us make sense of today’s news.
Scripture In just eight days we will be marking the fifth anniversary of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. That is the day terrorists attacked America. It was the most blatant, brutal barrage that has ever occurred on American soil. None of us shall ever forget that day. None of us shall forget ...read more
Contributed on Sep 7, 2006
In today’s lesson we learn the proper procedure to deal with our personal or national problems. We learn that when dealing with problems, we must pray (i.e., P-R-A-Y).
Scripture Last week I began a short sermon series on the book of Habakkuk, which I have titled, “Making Sense of Today’s News.” Most of the material for this sermon series comes from Dr. D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones’ series on Habakkuk, which he preached at the beginning of World War II. Habakkuk is ...read more
Contributed on Sep 16, 2006
In this lesson we learn how to wait for God’s answer to our problems.
Scripture Let’s continue with the third message in our series titled, “Making Sense of Today’s News.” Let us read Habakkuk 2:1-3: 1 I will stand at my watch and station myself on the ramparts; I will look to see what he will say to me, and what answer I am to give to this ...read more
Contributed on Sep 22, 2006
In this sermon God gives us three truths about how are to live in a fallen world.
Scripture This is the fourth message in my series titled, “Making Sense of Today’s News.” Let us read Habakkuk 2:4-20: 4 “See, he is puffed up; his desires are not upright— but the righteous will live by his faith— 5 indeed, wine betrays him; he is arrogant and never at rest. ...read more
Contributed on Sep 27, 2006
In today’s sermon we discover two life-changing responses to adversity.
Scripture This is the fifth message in my series titled, “Making Sense of Today’s News.” Let us read Habakkuk 3:1-15: 1 A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet. On shigionoth. 2 Lord, I have heard of your fame; I stand in awe of your deeds, O Lord. Renew them in our day, in our time make ...read more
Contributed on Oct 5, 2006
In these final verses the prophet Habakkuk shows us how to stand strong in true joy the next time the winds of adversity blow our way.
Scripture This is the sixth and final message in my series titled, “Making Sense of Today’s News.” Let us read Habakkuk 3:16-19: 16 I heard and my heart pounded, my lips quivered at the sound; decay crept into my bones, and my legs trembled. Yet I will wait patiently for the day of ...read more