In response to God’s words. Habakkuk begins his prayer-song to God while requesting that God would intervene in this troubled season of life. God’s people may pray for God to remember His covenant promises in the midst of turmoil and trust that God will bring salvation to them.
God’s fourth pronouncement of judgement serves as a warning to the depraved manipulator of people. God will bring judgment to those who abuse others and seek to glorify themselves. The Christian finds hope in God’s righteousness and salvation, and desires to serve and to help others in light of the Gospel.
God contrasts the life of the proud person with the life of the righteous. The righteous man’s faith in God functions as an anchor for his life even in the midst of the trials.
A believer’s response to God when He answer their cries.
This passage teaches us how to trust in God when these difficult questions are left unanswered.
The purpose of Habakkuk is to teach God’s people to embrace a faith that trusts in God in a time of injustice, questions, and confusion.