How Long, O Lord

Originally posted on TRC Magazine:

By Anna Popescu

Habakkuk Devotional Series

This prophecy of Habakkuk tells of a struggle and triumph of faith which took place in the soul of the prophet himself. “It begins with a sob, and ends with a song; and it is in the process from the one to the other that the little book discloses the heart of its meaning to us.” —Dr. Harold L. White

Picture1Chapter 1: Habakkuk’s Conflict

How long, O LORD, will I call for help, and You will not hear?
I cry out to You, “Violence!” yet You do not save.
—Habakkuk 1:2

Have you ever questioned how God seems to be working—or not working—in your life? We might be struggling with financial problems, wondering how much longer we can keep a roof over our heads. Perhaps we’ve been praying for such a long time for a specific need, and still don’t have the answer. Maybe we’re living a life filled with…

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7 thoughts on “How Long, O Lord

  1. Anna, what a great, relevant message for us today. Too often I carp, as Habbakuk did, about the alarming state of our society, but we know God sees it too and will act in His time for His purposes.

    When I read what you said about them worshipping their nets and drags, my mind raced to the way we think today. No, we don’t worship our nets, but do we rely on our investments, the stock market, our education, our jobs, etc. to give us a sense of security instead of God?

    Can’t wait to read more of this series.


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