The end of Habakkuk is very different from the beginning. Habakkuk opens the book burdened, crying out, frustrated with the corruption he saw all around him and God’s lack of intervention. He closes the book awed to his core, resting
Habakkuk had a lot of questions for God (see chapter 1). Why was God not dealing with the wicked? Why was it taking so long for God to answer? Why would He then allow the wicked Babylonians to invade Israel?
This is a fascinating chapter in which Habakkuk talks with God and tries to understand what God is doing in the world. He has a burden and he cries out to God, “How long? When will you hear? When will