Habakkuk Complains to the Lord 1 The following is the message which God revealed to Habakkuk the prophet:2 How long, Lord, must I cry for help?But you do not listen!I call out to you, “Violence!”But you do not intervene!3 Why do you force me to witness injustice?Why do you put up with wrongdoing?Destruction and violence […]
The subject of this prophecy is the destruction of Judea and Jerusalem for the sins of the people, and the consolation of the faithful under national calamities.
1 I will stand at my watch post;I will remain stationed on the city wall.I will keep watching, so I can see what he says to meand can know how I should answerwhen he counters my argument. The Lord Assures Habakkuk 2 The Lord responded:“Write down this message! Record it legibly on tablets,so the one […]
Habakkuk’s Vision of the Divine Warrior 1 This is a prayer of Habakkuk the prophet:2 Lord, I have heard the report of what you did;I am awed, Lord, by what you accomplished.In our time repeat those deeds;in our time reveal them again.But when you cause turmoil, remember to show us mercy!3 God comes from Teman,the […]