Part 1 Struggling with a Silent God

Habakkuk 1:1-4

Power Point


  1. Setting the Scene.
  2. Habakkuk is upset. (Habakkuk 1:1, 3-4)
  3. First, he was upset about the indifference of God to the sin of His people.
  4. Second, he is upset that God has not answered his prayers.
  5. Third, he is upset about the judgment that is coming upon Judah.


  1. God is silent.


  1. Why does God sometimes delay answering our prayers?
  2. 1. Our motives may not be right.


  1. 2. It might not be the right time.


  1. 3. It may not be God’s will in your life.


  1. God wants to grow us spiritually while we wait.


III. What should you do when God is silent?

  1. Make sure you aren’t the reason for God’s silence.


  1. Keep on praying until you get an answer.