That He Who Runs May Read 2 (Hab. 2:6-20)

Introduction: Our God is a consuming fire, and when He comes in judgment there will be no mistaking it. Habakkuk was already quite convinced that Babylon was sowing iniquity. That was his background assumption. The word of the Lord comes to him and shows that Babylon, after they overthrow Judah, will consequently reap the same crop that they ...

He Who Runs May Read (Hab. 1:1-2:5)

Introduction: God governs His world with inscrutable and holy wisdom. We know that He is holy, but part of the reason why this governance is so inscrutable is because He uses so much unholiness to accomplish His holy ends. And this was the central dilemma that Habakkuk faced. The lesson he learns is that waiting for deliverance is one of God’s ...