Posts with the tag “habakkuk”
The Day of Salvation
March 8th, 2023
A prayer of Habakkuk the prophet, according to Shigionoth. O LORD, I have heard the report of you, and your work, O LORD, do I fear. In the midst of the years revive it; in the midst of the years make...
Fear, Love, and Trust
March 7th, 2023
“What profit is an idol when its maker has shaped it, a metal image, a teacher of lies? For its maker trusts in his own creation when he makes speechless idols! Woe to him who says to a wooden thing, ...
The Sin of Man
March 6th, 2023
“Woe to him who makes his neighbors drink—you pour out your wrath and make them drunk, in order to gaze at their nakedness! You will have your fill of shame instead of glory. Drink, yourself, and show...
The Lord’s Name
March 5th, 2023
“Woe to him who builds a town with blood and founds a city on iniquity! Behold, is it not from the LORD of hosts that peoples labor merely for fire, and nations weary themselves for nothing? For the e...
In His Image and In His Likeness
March 4th, 2023
“Woe to him who gets evil gain for his house, to set his nest on high, to be safe from the reach of harm! You have devised shame for your house by cutting off many peoples; you have forfeited your lif...
A Twisting of the Truth
March 3rd, 2023
Shall not all these take up their taunt against him, with scoffing and riddles for him, and say, “Woe to him who heaps up what is not his own—for how long?—and loads himself with pledges!” Will not yo...
A Dire Situation
March 2nd, 2023
And the LORD answered me: “Write the vision; make it plain on tablets, so he may run who reads it. For still the vision awaits its appointed time; it hastens to the end—it will not lie. If it seems sl...
Waiting for an Answer
March 1st, 2023
Are you not from everlasting, O LORD my God, my Holy One? We shall not die. O LORD, you have ordained them as a judgment, and you, O Rock, have established them for reproof. You who are of purer eyes ...
The God of History
February 28th, 2023
They are dreaded and fearsome; their justice and dignity go forth from themselves. Their horses are swifter than leopards, more fierce than the evening wolves; their horsemen press proudly on. Their h...
February 27th, 2023
For behold, I am raising up the Chaldeans, that bitter and hasty nation, who march through the breadth of the earth, to seize dwellings not their own.Habakkuk 1:6+Justice ServedGod is about to execute...
God in the Midst
February 26th, 2023
Look among the nations, and see; wonder and be astounded. For I am doing a work in your days that you would not believe if told.Habakkuk 1:5+God in the Midst God hears Habakkuk’s pleas and...
February 25th, 2023
O LORD, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not hear? Or cry to you “Violence!” and you will not save? Why do you make me see iniquity, and why do you idly look at wrong? Destruction and viole...
The Prophet Saw
February 24th, 2023
The oracle that Habakkuk the prophet saw.Habakkuk 1:1+The Prophet SawThe book of the prophet Habakkuk was most likely written around 640–615 B.C., just prior to the fall of Assyria and the rise of Bab...