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Misery Begs Mercy A cry of misery. An appeal for mercy. This commentary on Isaiah 64:1-9 reveals God's true, compassionate nature in our pain. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week | Author: Elna K. Solvang Misery and the Disease of Happiness This quotation explains the misery of listening to the news or reading the newspaper, suggesting that misery is our natural condition and that happiness be classified a disease. It is well suited as a sermon illustration. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Theodore Dalryample Martin Luther King Wasn’t Peaceful Martin Luther King Jr. is often eulogized as a figure of peace. In this article, Kyle Johnson highlights King's radical commitment to conflict. Resource type: Audio/Video | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Kyle Johnson “Misery needed company. Merry Christmas.” Kendra Mohn took up the challenge of writing a six-word sermon for her Christmas Eve service. She only needed five: "Misery needed company. Merry Christmas." Resource type: Article | Source: Working Preacher | Author: Kendra Mohn An Invitation to Find Ourselves In his sermon on Exodus 1:8-2:10, William Dols uses the birth of Moses and the Israelites' suffering in Egypt to show that misery can be an opportunity for rebirth. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Day1 | Author: William L Dols The House of Death This painting by William Blake depicts an episode from John Milton's poem "Paradise Lost," where the archangel Michael shows Adam the misery that will be inflicted on humanity now that he has eaten the Forbidden Fruit.... Resource type: Image | Source: tate.org.uk | Author: William Blake A Missional Reading: Give Us Daily Bread Do we trust God enough to be patient? Can we learn to hunger for deeper life, not just feeling full for the moment? A missional reading of "Give us our daily bread" by Nijay Gupta. Resource type: Commentary/Exegesis | Source: Missio Alliance | Author: Nijay Gupta A Little Misery Goes A Long Way This sermon on Luke 13.1-9 explores the reasons why people put off facing the truth about Jesus and why the time we think we have to make that choice is less than we think. Resource type: Sermon (Complete) | Source: Arthur Landwehr Sermon Collection | Author: Arthur Landwehr Music and Misery Life is not all highs, as Kenneth Samuel explains in this devotional on Job 10:1. Real life is also about our trek through valleys filled with shadows of death. Resource type: Devotional | Source: Day1 | Author: Kenneth L. Samuel Full Text Hymns on Misery When I came to him Christ came to mePD
Lord Jesus, Think on MePD
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Sex Addict Admits Her Misery The story of a sex addict who admits her misery, appropriate for 1 Corinthians 6:12-20, 1 Thessalonians 4:3-8, and Romans 13:13-14. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Preaching Today Help Me, God, I’m Overwhelmed Dave Peterson says that King David wrote Psalm 22 when his life spun out of control. It comes in two movements: first, a description of David’s miseries; second, a vision of God’s eventual triumph. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Dave Peterson Change Your Attitude, Change the World A bad attitude can create absolute misery. We may feel that our attitude is justified, but it still makes us miserable. Resource type: Article | Source: The High Calling | Author: Mike Chalk Do You Believe in Second Chances? Reflecting on Acts 3:12-19 and repentance, he writes that God is a God of second chances. Life doesn’t have to end in misery. In the end, we can be healed. Repent. Turn toward God. Be forgiven. Resource type: Devotional | Source: The High Calling | Author: Dave Peterson “Merci Bon Dieu” (Haitian Creole) Three versions of the song “Merci Bon Dieu” (Thank You, God), an old Haitian song thanking God for deliverance from misery. A 2013 African dance remix, the original 1956 version, and an instrumental jazz bossa nova... Resource type: Song/Hymn | Source: Global Worship | Author: Alex Boyé Job in Misery Job, sitting on a dunghill, is spoken to by his wife and his three friends. The Dutch artist and poet Johannes Luyken (1649-1712) drew and etched this emblem and wrote the accompanying poem Resource type: Image | Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive | Author: Jan Luyken
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