Waiting for God to Act
Scripture: Habakkuk 1:1–2:1
“Waiting for God to Act”
February 18, 2018
I. Background of the book. Habakkuk 1:1
II. Distress over the nation's moral condition. Habakkuk 1:2-4
III. The Lord responds: Judgement is coming. Habakkuk 1:5-11
IV. Distress over the means of God's judgement. Habakkuk 1:12-2:1
V. Some principles of application:
A. God will not countenance immorality, idolatry and injustice forever. Hab. 1:5
B. History is under God's control. Hab. 1:6; Isaiah 45:7; Amos 3:7
C. There is tremendous mystery connected to the soverignty of God. Hab. 1:13
Questions for reflection:
- Are there areas of sin, immorality, and idolatry that you need to address in your own life and/or in the world around you?
- What comfort is there in the idea that God is soverign over history?
- If someone were to ask you, "Where was God when disaster struck?" What would you say?