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Outline of Biblical Events 

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 8:54 PM

Questions for God

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 8:54 PM
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 8:54 PM

Consider Habakkuk Questions-

    Who are You?-

Everlasting, Lord, Sovereign, Infinite, Self-Existing, Majestic Ruler, Holy One, Strong One, Set A-Part from Sin, Mighty. When you cannot wrap your arms around Gods will, go back to what you know to be true about God. Such as: He is a man that cannot lie, powerful merciful!

    How Can You Do This?Habakkuk question arises out of conflict. However, understand that in Habakkuk’s questing processes-There is no conflict or contradiction in God’s Will.  When God Atoned for man’s sin with- HIS OWN BLOOD as his thoughts and ways are so superior. There are no contradictions with the Almighty, but it is true that he does things that see to us inconsistent. If God cannot tolerate wrongdoing, how then could he use the Babylonians to judge Judah?

    How Will this Last?Shall they therefore, empty their nets? We all want to know when our troubles will finally end. We must understand that we will always face trouble- There are more good days than bad days. Trouble does not last always. From the first DAY YOU PRAYED, God heard you and sent you answer, but sometimes the principalities hold up your answer. ( This occurs in the Spirit-

 

 If you remove his Sovereignty you will question his wisdom

  • If you remove his loyal love you will question his faithfulness
  • If you remove his Majesty you will question his power
  • If you remove his protection you will forever question his goodness
  • If you remove his Holiness then we question his fairness

 

Habakkuk does not like the answer he received. Because he did not like the answer, he thought God was ignoring Judah’s sin. (The 7th Kingdom) thought that God would never use the Babylonians to judge Judah. He concluded that the sins of Babylon were greater.

  • What do you do when you have prayed and don’t like the answer you’ve received?    
  • Some have problems discerning an answer. Why?
  • What is the next step when no answer is perceived? The next steps we tend to graduate towards are asking another person to pray for us.

Habakkuk has questions as to how God is dealing with iniquity. We have to trust God’s will when the answer differs from what we expect.

 What do you do when?

  • You prayed for a job and the employer selected another candidate?
  • You have sunk your life savings and
  • You never intended to get a divorce, but here you are?

What do you do when you signed up for the worship team and you don’t hear anything back?

 “For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, saith the LORD.”

Know that rarely that or plans are in alignment with God’s will, although we pray God’s will be done in our lives. (Isaiah 55:8) The will of the flesh rarely aligns with “God’s Will”

Psalm 40:5-But the plans of the Lord stand firm forever, the purposes of his heart through all generations. If the Lord blessed you, nobody can curse you!

There once was a young girl who bragged that God answered all of her prayers. She told her friends that she was going to pray to God to bring her a new bicycle

 We do not deny the underworld, but we know that there is a power that “Supersedes” the will of all evil.

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