In addition to the New International Version (2011) of the Bible, the following resources were used to help write this sermon: R.E. Clements, Jeremiah in the Interpretation Commentary, pp. 169-73; Derek Kidner, The Message of Jeremiah in The Bible Speaks Today Commentary, pp. 100-01; John Ortberg, Good News in Bad Places, Menlo Park (CA) Presbyterian Church, 9-19-10; Philip Graham Ryken, Jeremiah and Lamentations in the Preaching the Word Commentary, pp. 419-24.