ISSL Reflections February 25 2024 Habakkuk 2:1–5 Post 3

VII.The Prophet receives an “answer” to his complaint. Today let’s first take notice how the “answer” begins. VIII.Habakkuk 2:1-5 (NRSVue) I will stand at my watchpostand station myself on the rampart;I will keep watch to see what he will say … Continue reading

March 15, 2020, Habakkuk 2:6-14 – ISSL Reflection

I.This week’s text takes us to Habakkuk again. I encourage you to read the passage several times and consider what you see as the core of Habakkuk’s accusations. II. Habakkuk 2:6-14 (New Revised Standard Version)Shall not everyone taunt such people … Continue reading

March 8, 2020, Habakkuk 1:1-4, 12-14 – Post 3 – ISSL Reflection

VI.Judgement – Confrontation – Hope When you think of the Hebrew prophets how do you first characterize their messages? One of judgement, confrontation, calling attention to what the people’s problem is, or hope? If we think of it enough, probably … Continue reading

March 8, 2020, Habakkuk 1:1-4, 12-14 – Post 2 – ISSL Reflection

IV.In my last post I asked you how contemporary you find Habakkak’s words. Since that post I came across this prayer from Dietrich Bonhoeffer, which likely was written when Bonhoeffer was imprisoned by the German government during World War II. … Continue reading