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
Husbands and wives who lives by their love, please raise your hands.
II. AUDIENCE PROFILE:
To emphasize faith is important in the last days.
Hab 2:3 Put it in writing, because it is not yet time for it to come true. But the time is coming quickly, and what I show you will come true. It may seem slow in coming, but wait for it; it will certainly take place, and it will not be delayed.
Hab 2:4 And this is the message: 'Those who are evil will not survive, but those who are righteous will live because they are faithful to God.' "
Pray: Fill us with your faith in these last days, strengthen us so we can live by faith and not by sight.
Faith is enough in the last days.
GOD's Reply Against Injustices
A. Author: Habbakuk, Habbakuk 1:1
Habbakuk 1:1 This is the message that the LORD revealed to the prophet Habakkuk.
B. Date and Time of Writing:
Uncertain, most probably during reign of King Jehoiakim
Mystery of Providence of God - God provides in mysterious ways
VIII. MAIN BODY:
A. Right Time For Fulfillment of Prophecies Is Not At Hand.
Remember that as long as heaven and earth last, not the least point nor the smallest detail of the Law will be done away with---not until the end of all things.
Luke 21:33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.
B. The End is Fast Approaching (1 Timothy 6:17)
1 Timothy 6:17 Command those who are rich in the things of this life not to be proud, but to place their hope, not in such an uncertain thing as riches, but in God, who generously gives us everything for our enjoyment.
1. Jesus Is Coming Soon. (Colossians 1:27)
Colossians 1:27 God's plan is to make known his secret to his people, this rich and glorious secret which he has for all peoples. And the secret is that Christ is in you, which means that you will share in the glory of God.
Psalms 62:5 I depend on God alone; I put my hope in him.
Proverbs 24:14 you may be sure that wisdom is good for the soul. Get wisdom and you have a bright future.
Php 1:20 My deep desire and hope is that I shall never fail in my duty, but that at all times, and especially right now, I shall be full of courage, so that with my whole being I shall bring honor to Christ, whether I live or die.
Php 1:21 For what is life? To me, it is Christ. Death, then, will bring more.
C. The last days of prophecy will be fulfilled and will not delay.
Revelations 1:17 When I saw him, I fell down at his feet like a dead man. He placed his right hand on me and said, "Don't be afraid! I am the first and the last.
Revelations 22:13 I am the first and the last, the beginning and the end.
Pride leads to destruction, and arrogance to downfall.
People who are proud will soon be disgraced. It is wiser to be modest.
E. Just shall live by faith. (Hebrews 10:37)
For, as the scripture says, "Just a little while longer, and he who is coming will come; he will not delay.
Let's live by faith and not by sight. (2 Corinthians 5:7)
For our life is a matter of faith, not of sight. (GNB)
2 Corinthians 5:7 for we walk by faith, not by sight; (MKJV)