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Habakkuk’s Complaint | God’s Second Answer

Will you let them get away with this forever?

Will they succeed forever in their heartless conquests?  ~ Habakkuk 1:17 NLT

Habakkuk now has God’s attention.  He has just accused God of being unfair!

Really? God’s own prophet?  Yes, and The LORD just confirmed His plan to send Babylonian “heathens” to invade “the more righteous” nation of Judah!  After more complaining,  Habakkuk retires to the nearest watch tower and simply waits for the LORD’S reply.

It isn’t long in coming.  The LORD methodically reminds Habakkuk that the future invasion is not a random act, but His judgement plan for the unrepentant sinful nation of Judah. Continue reading