Habakkuk: God’s Perspective of Salvation

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>Habakkuk 2:1-4 God’s Perspective of Salvation

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A Sermon by Dr. Bob Griffin, Teaching Elder at Sovereign Grace Church

I. SIN EXPOSED
A. JUDGMENT ON NATIONAL EVIL IS COMING

>>1. WATCH FOR GOD’S MESSAGE
Hab 2:1 I will take my stand at my watch and station myself on the tower and look out to see what He will say to me, and what I will answer after I’m corrected.
>>2. WORK SHARING GOD’S MESSAGE
Hab 2:2 And the Lord replied: “Write the prophecy; engrave it in stone, so that anyone reading will run with the message.
>>3. WAIT FOR ITS FULFILLMENT
Hab 2:3 As yet the prophecy waits for its appointed time; it speaks of the end – it will not be proven false. If it seems slow, wait for it; it will certainly come; it will not delay.

B. JUDGMENT ON PERSONAL EVIL IS COMING
Hab 2:4a Look – man’s soul is puffed up; it is not upright within him.
>>1. WITNESS MAN’S NATURE (Rom 3:23; 6:23; Prov 21:2)
>>2. WEIGH MAN’S CONDITION (Heb 9:27; II Pet 2:9; Rev 20:12-13; Job 25:4)

II. SALVATION EXPRESSED
A. THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY HIS FAITH

Hab 2:4b but the just shall live by his faith.
>>1. OPERATIVE WORD = “HIS”
>>2. PERSONAL

B. THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH
Rom 1:17 but the just shall live by faith.
>>1. OPERATIVE WORD = “JUST” (Rom 1:16-18; 4:3-22)
>>2. PERSONAL

C. MY JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH
Heb 10:38 but My just shall live by faith.
>>1. OPERATIVE WORD IS “LIVE” (Heb 11:6)
>>2. PERSONAL

D. THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH
Gal 3:11 but the just shall live by faith.
>>1. OPERATIVE WORD = “FAITH” (Gal 3:10-14)
>>2. PERSONAL (Micah 6:8)

III. SUBSTANCE EXHIBITED
A. ILLUSTRATION OF THE JUST SHALL LIVE BY FAITH

>>1. LUTHER’S SEARCH
>>2. LUTHER’S CONVERSION

B. LEGACY TODAY
>>1. LUTHER’S REFORMATION
>>2. REFORMED HERITAGE TODAY


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