By Michael C. Mack
1. When have you had to wait for God to answer you?
Read Habakkuk 2:1-5; 3:17-19.
2. How would you describe the way Habakkuk viewed his role and his relationship with God?
3. What were the responsibilities of a watchman stationed in a tower of a fortified city? What does it mean to be a spiritual watchman?
4. What attitudes, dispositions, or determination does it take to wait, even when an answer does not seem to be forthcoming?
5. What gets in your way of being able to wait on God for an answer to prayer?
6. In Habakkuk’s day, crops and livestock were indicators of wealth and well-being. What is the equivalent of those things today?
7. How can you, like Habakkuk, put yourself in the most strategic position to hear from God and then to take action?
8. It’s been said that even when you can’t rejoice in your circumstances, you can still rejoice in your God! With that in mind, what words or phrases would you use to complete this sentence? Though ___, yet I will ____.
Michael Mack is the author of 16 small group books and discussion guides. He also leads church training events and consults with churches through his ministry, Small Group Leadership (www.smallgroupleadership.com).