Search The Scriptures —Study 4 — Habakkuk 3: 16-19

798b3-search-the-srcipturesStudy 4 From the Book of Habakkuk is: Habakkuk 3:16-19

With this lesson, we end the book of Habakkuk. Tomorrow we will start with the book of Obadiah.

  • What two effects did the vision have upon Habakkuk? With verse 16, cf. Dn. 10:8; rev 1:17. With verses 17, 18, cf. Ps. 73:25, 26; Phil. 4:11-13. Are we as sensitive as Habakkuk was to the glory and the faithfulness of the God with whom, by grace, we have to do?
  • What three things did God-trusted and rejoiced in—do for the prophet? Cf. Ps. 18:32, 39; Zc. 4:6; Is. 40:31. Which of these do you particularly need God to do for you?


  • Verse 16 ‘Rottenness enters’: a Hebrew idiom expressing complete loss of strength. Cf. Pr. 12:4; 14:30. With the last part of this verse, cf. 2 Thes. 1:6-8.
  • Verse 19. To ‘tread upon my high places’: a picture of triumph and security. Cf. Dt. 33:29c.



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