Centuries ago, when suffering and injustice plagued a nation, a bold prophet confronted God about his ways. What were his complaints and how did God respond? Their conversation provides a perspective that will help us discern God’s will in our own troubled times.
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Week 1: The Tyranny of Injustice, Habakkuk 1:1-4, May 21, 2023
Why does God allow the brutal destructiveness of injustice to continue? Does He care? Is He doing anything to reverse this curse? Fair questions, but does God have to answer them? Is He accountable to us, or are we accountable to Him? Come discover the love of a God who takes our challenges seriously.
Week 2: The Fallibility of Injustice, Habakkuk 1:5-7, May 28, 2023
To us, it may seem that injustice is inevitable. Despite our best efforts, it continues to destroy. However, God is already at work defeating injustice in a surprising way that will address the root of our problem.
Week 3: The Victims of Injustice, Habakkuk 1:12-13, June 4, 2023
Who cares for the victims of injustice? Does God care? Does He see what is happening here? These questions challenge the authenticity of our concern. What motives lie behind our cries against injustice? Are we driven by the love that God requires?
Week 4: The Fate of the Unjust, Habakkuk 2:2-3, June 11, 2023
God’s work builds a new God has already decreed the defeat of injustice. Often we do not appreciate God’s judgement, but we will appreciate it more when discover why there must be a truly holy and loving God who holds us all accountable.community that walks its talk, loving in deeds, not just in words.
Week 5: The Comfort of a Just God, Habakkuk 3:1-2, June 18, 2023
Often, in response to our challenges, God answers with comfort and hope rather than detailed arguments. The truth He chooses to reveal provides strength to carry on while His judgement against injustice emerges in His time and in His way.