Habakkuk Overview

Day 2 of VBS (Please be in prayer)

Habakkuk 1:1-5

“The oracle that Habakkuk the prophet saw.

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 violence are before me;
strife and contention arise.
So the law is paralyzed,
and justice never goes forth.
For the wicked surround the righteous;
so justice goes forth perverted.

(the Lord’s answer)

“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.”

Enjoy an overview of the book of Habakkuk by the Bible Project. Watch video

While using the HEAR method (see below) consider the following questions: 
  • What did you learn about Habakkuk that might apply to today’s world? 
  • What hope does it give you for your life? 

Highlight – what words or phrases jump out at you? 

Explain – what does the passage mean? 
Apply – how does the passage intersect with your life today? 
Respond – how is God leading you to respond?

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