Read the following comments and discuss how they help us to understand better Habakkuk’s messages. “There is an answer to Habakkuk’s question. It is an answer, not in terms of thought, but in terms of events.
“For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the Lord, as the waters cover the sea.” Habakkuk 2:14 NASB Image © Justinen Creative from GoodSalt.com [Thought Questions for Trusting God's Goodness May 22, 2013] 1. Filled with God’s knowledge
In Habakkuk 1:12-17 , God’s answer to Habakkuk’s questions poses an even more vexing question: Image © Rolf Jansson from GoodSalt.com can a righteous God use the wicked to punish those who are more righteous than they? Habakkuk’s question in verse 17 had to do with divine justice.
Micah’s book begins with a description of judgments, but it ends with words of hope. Image © Steve Creitz from GoodSalt.com There are people who try to explain away or deny the reality of God’s judgments.
This is me preaching when I was about 5 years old, from a pulpit my father built me, when I told him I was going to be a preacher. While many people ask why God does not show them His will for their lives I have come to a simple conclusion.
Read for This Week’s Study : Mic. 1:1-9 , 2 Cor. 11:23-27 , Mic.
Read for This Week’s Study : Jonah 1-4 , Ps. 139:1-12 , Isa
“Our standing before God depends, not upon the amount of light we have received, but upon the use we make of what we have. Thus even the heathen who choose the right as far as they can distinguish it are in a more favorable condition than are those who have had great light, and profess to serve God, but who disregard the light, and by their daily life contradict their profession.”— Ellen G
Anatoly [ah-nah-TOH-lee] was tired. Image © Ain Vares from GoodSalt.com He had been working for hours to share pamphlets and Bible study cards in his assigned territory with little success. He wanted to go home, but he had promised God that he would visit every home he could, so he continued to work
“‘The days are coming,’ declares the Sovereign Lord, Image © Providence Collection from GoodSalt.com ‘when I will send a famine through the land—not a famine of food or a thirst for water, but a famine of hearing the words of the Lord. Men will stagger from sea to sea and wander from north to east, searching for the word of the Lord, but they will not find it’” ( Amos 8:11-12, NIV ). How are we to understand the meaning of these verses?