“An astonishing and horrible thing has been committed in the land: The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests rule by their own power, and My people love to have it so. But what will you do in the end?”
Israel’s condition in Habakkuk’s day was so deplorable, not only Habakkuk but his fellow prophet Jeremiah, known as “the weeping prophet,” mourned over it.
Today we have a generation of preachers, unlike Habakkuk and Jeremiah, who tell people what they want to hear rather than what they need to hear, who teach falsely, serving for gain––and the people love it that way.
What do God’s people do when biblical principles are being cast aside?
When Habakkuk asked, “God, where are You?”, He answered, “I’m right up here in My holy temple. There’s no panic. The Holy Trinity is not meeting in an emergency session. I know what I’m doing.”
God has not lost control.