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  • How Long God?

    “But the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.” Habakkuk 2:14 is arguably one of the most beautiful depictions of the fullness of God’s reign in the Old Testament.  The verse seems misplaced in a chapter proclaiming the justice of plundering those who […]

  • What’s Up God?

    Habakkuk is three chapters in the Old Testament (after Nahum) about God’s purpose, provision, and promise. The prophet’s faith is firm, but he is frustrated that God is doing nothing about Judah’s escalating crisis. O Lord, how long shall I cry for help, and you will not listen?  Or cry to you ‘Violence!’ and you […]

  • Allure

    Nahum’s conclusive chapter affirms Nineveh as the “City of bloodshed” and her “endless cruelty”. They disguise their thirst for savagery behind a façade seeking to allure its foes, Ah! City of bloodshed, utterly deceitful, full of booty— no end to the plunder! (Nahum 3:1) The massacre scene of Assyrian chariots and cavalry equipped with human […]