Writings on Christianity

The Unexpected Work of God

In Habakkuk 1:2-4, we hear a prophet of God who is perplexed by God’s seeming inactivity. Habakkuk prays and prays, but God “does not answer” (1:2). The prophet experiences and perceives violence and evil and wickedness all around him, but God “does not save.” All this makes Habakkuk wonder why God seems to be “idly […]