Verse of the Day on Habakkuk

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Habakkuk 1:2

Habakkuk 1:2

When people walk away from the God Who created them, and allow unbiblical laws to be passed and ungodly activities to dictate how they live, then national corruption and global crises soon follows.

This was the state of affairs in Israel, when in anguish of heart, the prophet Habakkuk, wrote his heart-rending book, as he tried to understand why God did not appear to answer his pleading cries for help.

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Habakkuk 1:12

Habakkuk 1:12

Habakkuk was crying out to the Lord in distress about the evil, violence, destruction and wickedness that was the hallmark of the people and the nations of his day, and which was overtaking the people of Israel – but the Lord appeared indifferent - and the calamities intensified rather than abated. In fact, God was using the evil actions of wicked men to chasten and train His own people and forward His own perfect plans and purposes.

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Habakkuk 2:3

Habakkuk 2:3

As Habakkuk surveyed the raging international scene and the wickedness, misery and injustice that was infiltrating the kingdom of Judah, he was deeply concerned about the spiritual decline of God's people.. and pleaded to God for help. But God's apparent indifference confused this prophet, as he witness the arrogant assault and evil acts of their enemies.. and the helplessness of his own people.

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Habakkuk 3:17

Habakkuk 3:17

Habakkuk as part of the remnant of Israel who remained faithful to the Lord. He was jealous for the nation of Israel, who had strayed far away from the Lord their God. He did not understand why God did not punish the iniquity of the house of Judah, and bring them back to Himself, as He had done in times past. It seemed to him that despite the northern, apostate kingdom of Israel having already been sent into captivity by Assyria.. that the southern part of read more...