How Long, Oh Lord?

Timely, thought-provoking, and helpful, I think.

Faith Runner

I keep looking for what God is up to in this one-of-a-kind Lent, one where it looks like this Easter will not bring the renewal here on earth that it won for us eternally.

One of the passages reverberating in my mind has been from Habakkuk—-perhaps because my pastor and dear friend, Jeff, whose family has been hit hard by COVID-19, also introduced me to Habakkuk, whose book begins:

O Lord, how long shall I cry for help,
and you will not listen?
Or cry to you “Violence!”
and you will not save?
Why do you make me see wrongdoing
and look at trouble?
Destruction and violence are before me;
strife and contention arise.

Habakkuk 1:2-3

Habakkuk, we feel you! If we only knew when this pandemic will wane. If we could know with certainty how long to “#stayathome.” If we knew when we could come out and come together…

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About Tony Casson

" For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope." (Jeremiah 29:11 NLT)
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1 Response to How Long, Oh Lord?

  1. deedee collins says:

    best perspective shared to date! I posted it on Facebook. praying for your appointment tomorrow – what time?


    because of grace…

    And God is able to make every grace overflow to you, so that in every way, always having everything you need, you may excel in every good work. ~ 2 Corinthians 9:8


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