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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 Words of Life for Cutting Words This Catholic article offers a response to the contemporary reality of teens on social media sites, and advocates for new forms of ministry to teens within these virtual worlds. Resource type: Article | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Mark C. McCann Finding Christ in the Beggar, Finding Christ in the Chalice This Catholic article reflects on poverty and hospitality from John Chrysostom's words, "If you cannot find Christ in the beggar at the church door, you will not find Him in the chalice." Resource type: Image | Source: Homiletic and Pastoral Review | Author: Ann R. Morrill “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 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 Kenneth Samuel: Music and Misery Using music as a metaphor, Kenneth Samuel looks at the realities of good and bad times of life. Resource type: Sermon Illustration | Source: Day1 | Author: Kenneth L. Samuel Call to Worship: Be strong! Do not fear! 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 “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 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 Full Text Hymns on Misery O Lord, how many MiseriesPD
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Genesis 41 Sermon Starter In this sermon starter Kory Plockmeyer shows the story of Joseph as one of providence, misery, and most fully pointing to Christ; the rejected one who brings salvation. Resource type: Sermon Starter/Outline | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Kory Plockmeyer Insight: Finding Someone to Worship "All the misery of this world stems from a deep thirst that results from living far away from God." This painting and reflection encourage us to suffer with a world seeking someone or something to worship. Resource type: Image | Source: Plough | Author: Christoph Friedrich Blumhardt Misery and Mercy 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 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 Commentary on Isaiah 40:1-11 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 Responding to the Firm Grip of Evil 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 Illustration | Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching | Author: Stan Mast Singing Secret Messages This notes the coded messages within the spiritual, "O Mary, Don't You Weep." In Mary's weeping and the drowning of Pharaoh's army, slaves saw the promise of their own future freedom from the misery of slavery Resource type: Song/Hymn | Source: Discipleship Ministries 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
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