What to Do When Your Fig Tree Doesn’t Blossom

We can trust the person of God even when we can't grasp the plan of God.

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I. We lament at the problem of evil and suffering.

II. Sometimes we lament even more after hearing God's plan.

III. Habakkuk rejoiced, waiting quietly for the day of trouble.

IV. Repeat and remember the truths of the gospel.

V. Rejoicing is doubly possible for New Testament believers.


Jeffrey Arthurs, Ph.D., is the Professor of Preaching and Communication & Chair, Division of Practical Theology at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.

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