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  • The Punishing Rod Part 2

    Contributed by Rev. Chris Swanson on Dec 22, 2021
     | 217 views

    Now the prophet asks a second question. How can God allow such a godless nation to be allowed to bring judgment upon His children? Granted Judah has been wicked, but how can God use another wicked nation to punish them? Although this is hard to understand, Habakkuk waits on the Lord.

    Part Two Habakkuk 1:12 – 2:20 Second question: 1:12-17 Judah's impending discipline would be on account of the Babylonians. Habakkuk was dismayed that God would utilize a country more insidious than Judah for Judah's discipline. However, the Babylonians did not realize that God was ...read more

  • The Just Shall Live By Faith!

    Contributed by Mark H. Stevens Thd on Apr 9, 2018
    based on 1 rating
     | 10,741 views

    Don't fret or worry about the trials of life, people that live for God WILL have tribulation....but we live by FAITH!

    Habakkuk 1:2 "O LORD, how long shall I cry, and thou wilt not hear! [even] cry out unto thee [of] violence, and thou wilt not save!" This is a plea to God to hear his prayers. He sees the injustice around him, and does not understand why God is not punishing those involved. We have all, ...read more

  • From Frustration To Faith Series

    Contributed by Owen Bourgaize on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 216 ratings
     | 9,886 views

    Habakkuk was perplexed why god seemed inactive when both church and state of Israel was corrupt but was assured that God was working his purposes out.

    Do you sometimes get frustrated? If so, you’re not alone. The prophet Habakkuk did! The golden days for Israel when King David and King Solomon ruled a united and prosperous nation were long gone. The nation had split in two and was held in scorn by its powerful neighbours. But what was ...read more

  • Why Do Bad Things Happen To Good People?

    Contributed by Chuck Sligh on Apr 15, 2011
    based on 4 ratings
     | 11,277 views

    Habakkuk (along with Job and Gideon) struggled with the question of why God allows His people to suffer. God answered Habakkuk, the subject of this sermon.

    Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? Chuck Sligh January 17, 2010 TEXT: Turn to Habakkuk 1 (the fifth to the last book in the Old Testament) INTRODUCTION Illus. – There was a couple in the church I pastored in Wiesbaden, Germany. They were faithful to the Lord; faithful to services of ...read more

  • Waiting On God

    Contributed by Dean Rhine on Dec 9, 2003
    based on 56 ratings
     | 10,613 views

    The need to wait for God to work

    “Waiting On God” Habakkuk Intro: We get ourselves in a lot of trouble by our impatience. I’ve told you the last few weeks that patience is one of the areas where I struggle. It was one of the areas where Habakkuk struggled as well. Habakkuk lived in Judah during the reign of Jehoiakim, the ...read more

  • Watching For The Word

    Contributed by Christopher Holdsworth on Sep 15, 2019
    based on 3 ratings
     | 4,744 views

    Wait patiently, it will come to pass.

    WATCHING FOR THE WORD. Habakkuk 1:1-2:4. This is the oracle or “burden” which Habakkuk the prophet did “see” (Habakkuk 1:1). So, right from the top, we understand that the prophet’s patient waiting of Habakkuk 2:1 paid off. When Habakkuk speaks of his message as a burden, it is to ...read more

  • Prayer - A Mark Of Discipleship Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Feb 19, 2004
    based on 25 ratings
     | 4,493 views

    Prayer is one of the seven marks of discipleship our elders have identified for our church. But in our prayer life, we often struggle over the issue of unanswered prayer.

    I read a story once about a woman who was dying in a hospital bed. Her two daughters were by her side. All day one of the daughters had been praying vigorously and passionately. But when the family’s pastor came to the hospital room, one of the daughters whispered to him, "I just can’t seem to get ...read more

  • Dealing With Problems Series

    Contributed by Freddy Fritz on Sep 7, 2006
    based on 6 ratings
     | 10,929 views

    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

  • The Book Iof Habakkuk

    Contributed by Créteur Fabien on Apr 11, 2007
     | 1,789 views

    Dieu a commissionné Habakuk, un contemporain de Jérémie et d’Ezéchiel, pour diriger dans des époques troublés. Son nom signifie "embrasser" ou "étreinte ardente", et il a gagné ce titre en luttant avec Dieu au début de ce livre et en développant une profo

    Quelques explications sur le livre d’Habakuk "Comment s’occuper des gens avec aucune réponses facile" Dieu a commissionné Habakuk, un contemporain de Jérémie et d’Ezéchiel, pour diriger dans des époques troublés. Son nom signifie "embrasser" ou "étreinte ardente", et il a gagné ce titre en ...read more

  • The Wicked Prospering Series

    Contributed by Jason Jones on Feb 1, 2007
    based on 4 ratings
     | 4,603 views

    Exposition of Habakkuk 1:1-17

    Text: Habakkuk 1:1-17 Title: The Wicked Prospering Date/Place: LSCC, 8/6/06, PM I. INTRODUCTION A. Opening illustration: After the funeral of Soren the other night I was thinking about the “injustice” of men like him with a passion for God being taken so young, and how you have the people ...read more

  • God Is Always At Work Series

    Contributed by Joseph Smith on Jul 10, 2004
    based on 135 ratings
     | 35,915 views

    Part of Experiencing God series: God may not seem to be at work, but He is, according to His own purposes, and using instruments we may not see. Our task is to trust Him and get out of His way!

    You’re driving along the road, and you come upon a roadblock. Somebody is holding up a sign which says, "Slow, men at work." What do you see? What do you do? Well, first, I speed up instead of slowing down. Why? Because I have important things to do, I have mv work to do, and I don’t want to ...read more

  • When God Is Silent Series

    Contributed by W Pittendreigh on Oct 30, 2002
    based on 74 ratings
     | 13,284 views

    How do we deal with the issue of unanswered prayer?

    The Rev. Dr. Maynard Pittendreigh Senior Pastor October 27, 2002 Habbakuk 1:1-13 1 The oracle that Habakkuk the prophet received. 2 How long, O LORD, must I call for help, but you do not listen? Or cry out to you, "Violence!" but you do not save? 3 Why do you make me look at injustice? ...read more

  • Waiting On An Answer

    Contributed by Mike Hays on Nov 8, 2002
    based on 24 ratings
     | 7,339 views

    When we don’t understand what God is doing in our lives it is important that we wait upon the Lord instead of drawing quick conclusions about God’s activity and character.

    “Waiting On An Answer” Habakkuk 1:12-2:1 There have been so many times that I have run into problems, not understood what was going on in my life, or have been confused about what was happening to my friends or family members and have thought to myself – “Lord, if You would just explain all of ...read more

  • When God Seems Far Away

    Contributed by Marty Hopkins on Sep 26, 2005
    based on 34 ratings
     | 9,960 views

    A message for those who have serious questions for God as to why things happen the way they do.

    “When God Seems Far Away” (Habakkuk chapter 1) I have a message this morning that I think every person here can identify with. And as I prepared this message, I really wrestled with what to say and how to say because I don’t want anything to be taken wrong or misunderstood. I just want ...read more

  • Contrasting God And Man - Pt 2 Series

    Contributed by Dr. Jerry N. Watts on Nov 18, 2008
     | 3,114 views

    This message majors on the "Accurate View of Mankind"

    Contrasting God and Man – Pt 2 Habakkuk 1:12-17 * If I could have one wish at this point in my life, I would wish that I go back in my life and began to serious study God’s word as a young man. There is an old gospel song entitled, “Wasted Years” which expresses my sentiments in this regard. ...read more