Phillip Catterton (Kansas)
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Though the produce of the olive fails, and the fields yield no food; . . . yet I will rejoice in the Lord. - Habakkuk 3:17-18 (NRSV)
Farmers labor to ensure that their toil will be rewarded, that their families and communities will be well nourished. Yet no matter how diligent the laborer, sometimes crops will fail. All farmers, all prophets, and all people face circumstances beyond their control.
The book of Habakkuk was written in the...
Even in stressful circumstances, I can find joy in God.
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