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The Injustices of an Empire

March 4, 2018 Preacher: Rich Lanning Series: Habakkuk

Scripture: Habakkuk 2:4–2:20

“The Injustices of an Empire”

Habakkuk 2:4-20

March 4, 2018





I. The wickedness of the Babylonians. Hab. 2:5-19

     A. Pride. Hab. 2:4a


     B. Greed. Hab. 2:9


     C. Idolatry. Hab. 2:18-19




II. Light in the darkness:

     A. God's glory will fill the earth. Hab. 2:14


     B. God is sovereignly working out His purposes. Hab. 2:20






 Questions for reflection:


  • In what ways might America, the superpower of our time, be guilty of injustices?
  • What would you say are the chief gods/idols of American culture?
  • What hope and counsel does God give to those who struggle with the problem of injustice and evil?
  • What is one personal take-away from this sermon?

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