Habakkuk Quiz


  1. The prophet Habakkuk ministers to the kingdom of Judah. Although called to repentance, Judah stubbornly refuses to repent of her sinful ways. Now Habakkuk has a question for Yahweh. What is it?

    How long must he cry out before Yahweh saves and justice goes forth?
    Why are his messages of judgment scorned?
    How long before the kingdom of Judah falls to the enemy?
    Why are the sacrifices of the people not accepted?
  2. Yahweh has an answer for Habakkuk. Judgment will come on Judah for her sin, and it will be by the hands of a foreign people. Who are they?

    The Assyrians
    The Syrians
    The Persians
    The Babylonians
  3. God's response to Habakkuk's first question troubles him greatly, and so he asks a second question. What is it?

    How can God forsake his people?
    Why would God allow this nation to devour one more righteous than itself?
    Has God forgotten how to be merciful?
    Will not the heathen say that Yahweh was powerless to save his people?
  4. There are words of comfort recorded in the book of Habakkuk. Which verse is not found there?

    "Nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more."
    "O LORD, revive Your work in the midst of the years!"
    "For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea."
    "The LORD is in His holy temple. Let all the earth keep silence before Him."
  5. The prophet Habakkuk concludes with a hymn of faith, praising God's wisdom even though he, Habakkuk, doesn't fully understand. He gives six examples of hardship that may come, but yet he will rejoice in Yahweh. Give one of those six examples.

  6. Habakkuk contains perhaps one of the most famous statements in the Old Testament. It is quoted three times in the New Testament. What is it? This verse also played a major role in Martin Luther's life and the Reformation.

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