Tag - Habakkuk

Make A Note Of It

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Habakkuk 2:2 Then the Lord replied: “Write down the revelation and make it plain on tablets so that a herald may run with it.” O-bservation: In some ways, you could say that Habakkuk began his ministry complaining. With each complaint, God gave a stern and prompt reply. Here, after his second complaint, Habakkuk said, “I’m going to stand on the top of the ramparts of the city and wait to hear what God says.” God said in reply, “I’m going to speak but get ready to Make A Note Of It.” A-pplication: Many years ago, as a...

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When You Think Jesus Isn’t Listening

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Habakkuk 1:2a How long, Lord, must I call for help, but you do not listen? O-bservation: The prophet Habakkuk prayed, but he was sure the Lord wasn’t listening to his prayers based upon this opening statement. In his short prophecy, Habakkuk had two complaints in his prayer to the Lord, and the Lord gave him two answers to his complaints. In the end, Habakkuk said, “The Sovereign Lord is my strength; he makes my feet like the feet of a deer, he enables me to tread on the heights” (3:19). Jesus’ response to Habakkuk’s...

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What You’ve Done Before, Please Do It Again

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Habakkuk 3:2 Lord, I have heard of your fame; I stand in awe of your deeds, Lord. Repeat them in our day, in our time make them known; in wrath remember mercy. O-bservation: The people of Judah in Habakkuk’s day were on the brink of destruction. The people of Babylon were on the march, and certainly Judah was in harm’s way. Here Habakkuk begs the Lord to see the miracles he had heard about in history performed in his day. In effect he was praying, “Lord, What You’ve Done Before, Please Do It Again.” A-pplication: Have...

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Wait For It

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Habakkuk 2:3 For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it will certainly come and will not delay. O-bservation: This was a prophecy that, at the time, even confused the Prophet. But in speaking of the end, and the future calamities of those who do not follow Jesus, he was absolutely correct. All there is to do is ... "Wait For It!" A-pplication: Now I'd like to do a 180 on you with this passage. What about you? What about your...

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Praise Him Anyway!

S. O. A. P. Here’s Your 90 second AM Devotional! S-cripture: Habakkuk 3:18 Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior. O-bservation: In this book that bears his name, Habakkuk prophesied the coming fall of Judah at the hands of the Babylonians. He mentioned a number of terrible coming judgments on Judah, but ends by saying, "No matter how bad it gets, I will rejoice and be glad in God my Savior. In fact, I will "Praise Him Anyway!" A-pplication: The word was out across national lines that this dreaded foe was on its way. This enemy of God's people...

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