Where is God when the world seems to be falling apart? How can we have security when the nation is in economic turmoil? How can we trust God when He appears to be silent? In this sermon series, we explore some of these questions, as voiced by the Old Testament prophet Habakkuk, and consider how to trust God through difficult times.
Habakkuk: The Promise - Habakkuk 3:17-18
Sun Apr 29 '12|
How can we find sustained joy in difficult times? In this talk we look at Habakkuk 3:17-18 and Deuteronomy 26:1-11 and consider how learning to trust God in the good times prepares us for the difficult times by (i) teaching us gratitude, (ii) cleansing our hearts and (iii) retelling our story.
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Habakkuk: The Answer - Habakkuk 1:12-2:20
Sun Apr 22 '12|
God answers Habakkuk’s second complaint by assuring him that He sees all that is going on, and will hold man to account for his actions. This talk addresses the dangers of pride, violence and injustice, looks forward to the day when God will put all things to rights, and teaches how in the meantime the righteous can live by faith.
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Habakkuk: The Complaint - Habakkuk 1:1-11
Sun Apr 15 '12|
Who was Habakkuk? Why was he writing? And why are we spending four weeks reading about him? In this talk we explore the context behind the book of Habakkuk and consider how to understand what is going on when it looks like God is absent.