How do we respond when our plans fall apart?
Case Study: Habakkuk
- An unwelcome answer to prayer
- Habakkuk asks God for help and justice (1.2-4)
- God answers, but it is an unwelcome answer (1.5-11)
- Habakkuk at a crossroads
- Does Habakkuk actually trust God, or does only trust God when God’s plan looks like his own?
3 Tools for Growing a Faith that Holds Firm in Uncertain Times
- Keep the lines of communication open (1.12-2.1)
- Communication is one of the best ways to build trust
- Look back and remember God’s past faithfulness (3.2-15)
- God, who asks for your trust, has already earned it
- Walk with others (3.19b)
- Our faith grows when we see God’s faithfulness to others
Take Home Idea: There is no shortcut to a faith that hold firm in uncertain times