Habakkuk wrote a book in
the Old Testament part of the Bible. Habakkuk was a prophet (holy man). In his
book, Habakkuk complained twice to God. Habakkuk asked God why good people must
suffer. And, Habakkuk asks why cruel people seem to succeed.
complained that the rulers of his country were wicked. God replied that
soldiers from Babylon
would attack these wicked rulers (Habakkuk 1:2-11).
But Habakkuk complained to
God again. Habakkuk said that God allows cruel people to attack good people
(Habakkuk 1:12 to Habakkuk 2:1). God replied that he would punish cruel people.
But this does not always happen immediately. But God told Habakkuk to write
this down, because God will definitely punish evil people. (Habakkuk 2:2-20).
So, good people must trust
God (Habakkuk 2:4). The time will come when God will rule the whole world
The Book of Habakkuk ends
with a Psalm (song) - Habakkuk 3. This song says that God will rescue his