Contributed by Steven Boersma on Oct 17, 2011
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.
Habakkuk’s Disturbing Burden
The story is told of a man who was washed up on a small, uninhabited island after being the only survivor of a shipwreck. Every day the man prayed feverishly for God to help him. Every day he sat at the beach, scanning the