Shaken to the Bone

19. September 2006 Habbakuk 0
Text: Habakkuk 3:15-16a Theme: Moved by his awesome power Key verses: You trampled the sea with your horses, churning the waters. I heard and my heart pounded, my lips quivered at the sound; decay crept into my bones, and my legs trembled. (v.15-16a) What God said to me: Son, it’s no accident that you are ...

God’s Wrath Has Its Benefits

18. September 2006 Habbakuk 0
Text: Habakkuk 3:3-15 Theme: God’s anger against those who mess with his people Key verses: He stood and shook the earth; he looked and made the nations tremble. (v.6a) Were you angry with the rivers, O Lord? Was your wrath against the streams? Did you rage against the sea…? (v.8) In wrath you strode through ...

Wrath Can Include Mercy

15. September 2006 Habbakuk 0
Text: Habakkuk 3:1-2 Theme: in awe of his deeds Key verses: A prayer of Habakkuk (v. 1) …I stand in awe of your deeds, O Lord… in our time make them known; in wrath remember mercy. (v. 2) What God said to me: Son, notice the progression. Habakkuk prayed. He saw my deeds in the ...

Idols Came from Where?

14. September 2006 Habbakuk 0
Text: Habakkuk 2:18-20 Theme: Idols have no value Key verses: What value is an idol, since man has carved it?…for he who makes it trusts in his own creation. (v. 18) Can it give guidance? It is covered with gold and silver there is no breath in it. (v. 19) But the Lord is in ...

What Goes Around Comes Around

13. September 2006 Habbakuk 0
Text: Habakkuk 2:15-17 Theme: Our sins will find us out Key verses: Woe to him who gives drink to his neighbors…so that he can gaze on their naked bodies. (v. 15) Now it is your turn!…The cup from the Lord’s right hand is coming around to you, and disgrace will cover your glory. (v. 16b) ...

Bad Building

06. September 2006 Habbakuk 0
Text: Habakkuk 2:6-14 Theme: Laboring for ourselves only brings ruin Key verses: Woe to him who piles up stolen goods and makes himself wealthy by extortion. (v. 6) Woe to him who builds his realm by unjust gain (v. 9) Woe to him who builds a city with bloodshed and establishes a town by crime! ...

Stationed to Hear

05. September 2006 Habbakuk 0
Text: Habakkuk 2:1-2 Theme: Determined to hear from God Key verses: I will stand at my watch and station myself on the ramparts. I will look to see what he will say to me… (v. 1-2a) What God said to me: Son, when righteous people get really desparate for an answer to their pleas, when ...

Up with Righteous Living!

04. September 2006 Habbakuk 1
Text: Habakkuk 2:4-5 Theme: How the righteous don’t live Key verses: …his desires are not upright-but the righteous will live by his faith (v. 4) …wine betrays him, he is arrogant and never at rest…greedy as the graves…never satisfied…takes captive all the peoples. (v.5) What God said to me: See what unholy success can bring? ...

Run with It!

02. September 2006 Habbakuk 0
Text: Habakkuk 2:2-3 Theme: Trust and tell what God said Key verses: Then the Lord replied: “Write down the revelation and make it plain…so that a herald may run with it. (v. 2) Though it linger wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay.” What God said to me: You must first ...