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A theory of jerks Article by Eric Schwitzgebel http://aeon.co/magazine/philosophy/if-youre-surrounded-by-idiots-guess-whos-the-jerk/ Are you surrounded by fools? Are you the only reasonable person around? Then maybe you’re the one with the jerkitude, writes Eric Schwitzgebel in this humorous article exploring the theme of jerks, being judgmental, morality, etc. Resource type: Article Source: Aeon Magazine Author: Eric Schwitzgebel

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Misery Begs Mercy Commentary/Exegesis by Elna K. Solvang https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=1098 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

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Misery and the Disease of Happiness Book Quote by Theodore Dalryample http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/?post_type=cfe-readforpreach&p=7712 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: Book Quote Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Theodore Dalryample

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God in Our Misery Sermon Starter/Outline by Doug Bratt http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/palm-sunday-a/?type=old_testament_lectionary This sermon starter on Isaiah 50:4-9 explores the narrator's response to the misery. The Israelites can endure the misery because they know that God stands with them to both defend and finally vindicate them. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Doug Bratt

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The Prodigal Son in Misery Image by Mary Ann Willson https://www.nga.gov/collection/art-object-page.50708.html This 19th century painting by Mary Ann Willson depicts Luke 15:14-16, where the prodigal son finds himself in misery and need. Resource type: Image Source: nga.gov Author: Mary Ann Willson

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Letter to an Agnostic: From August 4, 1934 Article by Dorothy Day https://www.americamagazine.org/faith/1934/08/04/letter-agnostic-august-4-1934 Dorothy Day writes a letter to an Agnostic who understands the religion as morbid and further contemplates the fundamental misery of human existence as well as the ecstasy, the thankfulness, and the joy of life. Resource type: Article Source: America Magazine Author: Dorothy Day

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A Little Misery Goes A Long Way Sermon (Complete) by Arthur Landwehr http://collections.carli.illinois.edu:80/cdm/ref/collection/uni_sermons/id/1670 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

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The House of Death Image by William Blake http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/blake-the-house-of-death-n05060 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

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The Prodigal Son in Misery Image by Mary Ann Willson https://www.nga.gov/collection/art-object-page.50708.html This watercolor and ink drawing by Mary Ann Willson depicts Luke 15:14-16, in which the prodigal son in Christ's parable has spent all his wealth and suffers from hunger. Resource type: Image Source: nga.gov Author: Mary Ann Willson

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The Rejected Christ Bringing Salvation Sermon Starter/Outline by Kory Plockmeyer https://cep.calvinseminary.edu/non-rcl-starters/genesis-41/ This sermon starter on Genesis 41:1-40 explores the story of Joseph as one of providence, misery, and most fully pointing to Christ as the rejected one who brings salvation. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Kory Plockmeyer

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An Invitation to Find Ourselves Sermon (Complete) by William L Dols http://day1.org/555-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

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Call to Worship: Be strong! Do not fear! Element of Worship by Christine Longhurst https://re-worship.blogspot.com/2013/11/call-to-worship-isaiah-35-1-10.html Christine Longhurst presents Nathan Decker's call to worship inspired by Isaiah 35:1-10. It blesses God for salvation from sorrow and misery. Resource type: Element of Worship Source: Re-Worship Author: Christine Longhurst

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Full Text Hymns on Misery When I came to him Christ came to mePD
Lord Jesus, Think on MePD
At the cross her station keepingPD
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Music and Misery Devotional by Kenneth L. Samuel http://day1.org/6153-kenneth_samuel_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

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Responding to the Firm Grip of Evil Sermon Starter/Outline by Stan Mast http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/proper-17a/?type=the_lectionary_psalms Explaining that God inflicted terrible plagues on the Egyptians because of the "stubbornness of evil," Stan Mast's commentary on Psalm 105 asserts Moses's mediating work to free God's people from misery prefigures Christ's redemptive work. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching Author: Stan Mast

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Help Me, God, I’m Overwhelmed Devotional by Dave Peterson https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/help-me-god-im-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

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Is Their Span but Toil and Trouble? Article by Francis Fike https://perspectivesjournal.org/blog/2017/06/30/span-toil-trouble/ Acknowledging the silence of Jesus on matters of old age, this article by Francis Fike discusses the challenges and misery of aging in modern society. Changing ratios of elderly and young people may impact the Church. Resource type: Article Source: Perspectives Journal Author: Francis Fike

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Misery and Mercy Audio/Video by Bishop Robert Barron https://www.wordonfire.org/resources/homily/misery-and-mercy/5093/ This podcast examines how in the story of the woman caught in adultery Jesus demonstrates how mercy triumphs over judgment. Resource type: Audio/Video Source: Word on Fire Author: Bishop Robert Barron

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In Darkest England and the Way Out Book Quote by William Booth https://christianhistoryinstitute.org/magazine/article/in-darkest-england-and-the-way-out An excerpt from In Darkest England and the Way Out by William Booth, the founder of the Salvation Army. He describes the misery of the poor and offers a solution to form self-helping and self-sustaining communities. Resource type: Book Quote Source: Christian History and Biography Author: William Booth

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Job in Misery Image by Jan Luyken http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=121337&referrer=preachingandworship.org 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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Commentary on Isaiah 40:1-11 Sermon Starter/Outline by Samuel Giere https://www.workingpreacher.org/preaching.aspx?commentary_id=191 Against the experiential backdrop of exile, Isaiah's message is that in the midst of human misery the Lord continues to be the God who speaks and acts. His power is revealed in care and tenderness. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline Source: Working Preacher - Preach This Week Author: Samuel Giere

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