Habakkuk 2 Devotional Commentary

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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 witnessed the arrogant assault and evil acts of their enemies and the helplessness of his own people.

Habakkuk was bewildered that God did

Habakkuk 2:4

Habakkuk 2:4

How often we stand perplexed that God does not punish the wicked but seems to allow them to be acquitted of their wrongdoing and even rewarded for their evil works, and Habakkuk was faced with the same dilemma.

He was a man of God who was justifiably grieved by the sins of the kingdom of Judah. Rather than honouring the Lord with their heart and soul and mind and strength, he witnessed nothing but iniquity and sin. Judah had read more...