Songs from Habakkuk

This is the thirty-fifth entry in a series on Songs from the Books of the Bible.

Southern Gospel songs focus on many of the highest themes known to mankind—songs of Salvation, the Cross, the Resurrection, and eternity. But critics claim that they focus on these themes to the exclusion of other Biblical themes which are appropriate and perhaps necessary to address in song.

For how many chapters in Habakkuk can we find Southern Gospel songs addressing their themes?

  • Habakkuk 2:4: Living by Faith (Couriers, Dixie Echoes, Gaither Homecoming Friends, Gospel Singing Jubilee, Greater Vision, Happy Goodmans, Kingsmen, Men of Music, Perrys, Prophets, Homeland Quartet) (see also Romans 1:17, Galatians 3:11, and Hebrews 10:38)
  • Habakkuk 2:14: River of Life (The Prophets)
  • Habakkuk 3:17-18: Before The Rain (The Dills) (modern re-telling of same scenario)
  • Habakkuk 3:18: I Rejoice in the Lord (Greater Vision, Kitsons)  (also Psalm 33:1, Psalm 97:2, Isaiah 41:16, Isaiah 61:10, Joel 2:23, Zechariah 10:7, Philippians 3:1 & 4:4)

What others come to mind?


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