Who wants to be weak?
We work out. Lift weights. Stick up for ourselves. Strive to be healthy. Lift ourselves up from our own bootstraps. Develop skills. Get educated. Labor like crazy to build up our financial portfolios, advance our careers and improve our standing in the world.
So what’s wrong with this?
During the time of Habakkuk (one of the most neglected books of the Bible), the Babylonians were considered by far the most favored nation of their age. They were a people of tremendous wealth, culture and military might.