Habakkuk: Review Questions (ANSWERS)

  1. What are four things you know about Habakkuk?
    He was a prophet, a prayer warrior, a poet, and a musician.
  2. When was the book of Habakkuk written?
    Around 605 B.C.
  3. What is the basic message of the book?
    From tragedy to triumph is the basic message.
  4. What is the key verse?
    Habakkuk 2:4.
  5. What are the two main divisions of the book?
    The prophecy of Habakkuk (Chapters 1-2); the prayer of Habakkuk (Chapter 3).
  6. What burden did the prophet carry in his first dialogue with God?
    The burden of unanswered prayer.
  7. How did the LORD respond to Habakkuk in the first instance?
    He did nothing.
  8. Who were the Chaldeans? Describe them.
    Their status - they were a rising world power; their swiftness - a bitter and hasty nation; their severity - terrible and dreadful; their scorning or scoffing - they ridiculed kings and princes; their sinfulness - they were unmerciful idolaters.
  9. Why was Habakkuk confused in the second dialogue?
    Why would God use a wicked nation to judge His own people?
  10. How did the LORD respond to Habakkuk? In His counsel to the prophet what was he told to do?
    He was instructed to write, to wait, and was shown the way.
  11. What was the reason for the five woes that God pronounced against the Chaldeans?
    For plundering; for pride; for persecuting; for privation; for practicing idolatry.
  12. For what did Habakkuk pray?
    He prayed for revival and mercy.
  13. Upon what did the prophet reflect in his prayer?
    He reflected upon the majesty and might of God.
  14. How does Habakkuk's prayer end?
    The prayer ends with praise.
  15. What are five lessons we can learn from the book of Habakkuk?
    God's delay in answering our prayers does not always mean denial; God's judgment is just; God's judgment of His people is corrective; God wants us to live by faith; We should rejoice in the Lord, the God of our salvation.


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