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[Habakkuk] Questions for God

Though the fig tree does not blossom,     and no fruit is on the vines; though the produce of the olive fails,     and the fields yield no food; though the flock is cut off from the fold,     and there is no herd in the stalls,      yet I will rejoice in the Lord;...

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[Nahum] God is Good?

"Yahweh is good, a stronghold in a day of troubles, protecting those who take refuge in God."  -- Nahum 1:7 God is good. All the time. All the time. God is good. It is a popular call and response. I'm not sure of its origins. I recall it as I sit with Nahum, the...

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[Micah] You Lived

"He has told you, O mortal, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?"  -- Micah 6:8 All prophets claim authority. Most prophets are full of courage. Micah balances authority and...

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