Overview of Habakkuk

Sermon  •  Submitted
0 ratings
Notes & Transcripts

Grace Bible Chapel

Sunday School

October 12, 2008

Lesson 1 on Habakkuk


       I.     Date and setting

              A.   607 B.C.

                      1.    Manasseh (686-642 B.C.)

                      2.    Amon (642-640 B.C.)

                      3.    Josiah (640-609 B.C.)

                      4.    Jehoiakim (609-597 B.C.)

              B.    605 B.C.

                      1.    Nabopolassar (626-605 B.C.)

                      2.    612 B.C.

                      3.    Nebuchadnezzar (605B.C.)

              C.    586 B.C.

      II.     Theme

              A.   The “Why?” questions

              B.    God’s revelation of his person, his works, and His ways

              C.    Man’s understanding of and response to what God is doing

     III.     Key verses

              A.   Habakkuk 2:4

              B.    Habakkuk 3:17-19

              C.    Key idea

     IV.     Application – Psalm 73

An Outline of Habakkuk

       I.     Habakkuk’s problems or questions (Habakkuk 1:1-2:20)

              A.   Habakkuk’s first problem (Habakkuk 1:1-4)

              B.    God’s first answer (Habakkuk 1:5-11)

              C.    Habakkuk’s second problem (Habakkuk 1:12-2:1)

              D.   God’s second answer (Habakkuk 2:2-20)

      II.     Habakkuk’s prayer of praise (Habakkuk 3:1-19)

              A.   Supplication for mercy from the God of judgment

                      (national, emotional) (Habakkuk 3:1-2)

              B.    Declaration of the power of the God of judgment  

                      (theological, intellectual) (Habakkuk 3:3-15)

              C.    Proclamation of trust in the sovereign God of judgment

                      (personal, volitional) (Habakkuk 3:16-19)

See the rest →
See the rest →