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Our Daily Bread

August, 2019

  • 29 August

    August 29, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Use Your Voice

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    Topic:Use Your Voice Bible in a Year : Psalms 126–128; 1 Corinthians 10:19–33 There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. 1 Corinthians 12:4 I was invited to meet a world-renowned pianist. Since I grew up immersed in music—playing the violin and piano, and primarily singing solos for church and other events—I was thrilled at the …

  • 28 August

    August 28, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Live. Pray. Love.

    Our daily bread devotion

    Topic:Live. Pray. Love. Bible in a Year : Psalms 123–125; 1 Corinthians 10:1–18 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good. Romans 12:21 Influenced by parents who were strong believers in Jesus, track star Jesse Owens lived as a courageous man of faith. During the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, Owens, one of the few African Americans …

  • 26 August

    August 27, 2019 Our Daily Bread – A Reason to Sing

    Our daily bread devotion

    Topic:A Reason to Sing Bible in a Year : Psalms 120–122; 1 Corinthians 9 He who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. Psalm 121:4 For a man who lives by a code, so to speak, it felt like a major failure. What’d I do? Well, I fell asleep. Our kids have a curfew to meet when they’re out …

  • 26 August

    August 26, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Another Chance

    Our daily bread devotion

    Topic:Another Chance Bible in a Year : Psalm 119:89–176; 1 Corinthians 8 Once again you will have compassion on us. You will trample our sins under your feet and throw them into the depths of the ocean! Micah 7:19 nlt At the Second Chance Bike Shop near our neighborhood, volunteers rebuild cast-off bicycles and donate them to needy kids. Shop …

  • 25 August

    August 25, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Surprised by Wisdom

    Our daily bread devotion

    Topic:Surprised by Wisdom Bible in a Year : Psalm 119:1–88; 1 Corinthians 7:20–40 Oh, the depth of the riches of the wisdom and knowledge of God! Romans 11:33 “It seems like the older I get, the wiser you become. Sometimes when I talk to my son I even hear your words coming out of my mouth!” My daughter’s candor made …

  • 24 August

    August 24, 2019 Our Daily Bread – You Have to Relax!

    Our daily bread devotion

    Topic:You Have to Relax! Bible in a Year : Psalms 116–118; 1 Corinthians 7:1–19 Return to your rest, my soul, for the Lord has been good to you. Psalm 116:7 “You must relax,” pronounces a doctor crisply in Disney’s Rescuers Down Under, attempting to treat the injured albatross Wilbur, a reluctant patient. “Relax? I am relaxed!” a clearly not relaxed …

  • 23 August

    August 23, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Servant’s Heart

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    Topic:Servant’s Heart Bible in a Year : Psalms 113–115; 1 Corinthians 6 Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all. Mark 9:35 Cook. Event Planner. Nutritionist. Nurse. These are just some of the responsibilities regularly performed by modern moms. In 2016, research estimated that moms likely worked between fifty-nine and ninety-six hours …

  • 19 August

    August 20, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Touched by Grace

    Our daily bread devotion

    Topic:Touched by Grace Bible in a Year : Psalms 105–106; 1 Corinthians 3 Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you. Luke 6:27 In Leif Enger’s novel Peace Like a River, Jeremiah Land is a single father of three working as a janitor at a local school. He’s also a man of deep, sometimes miraculous, faith. Throughout the …

  • 18 August

    August 19, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Our New Home

    Our daily bread devotion

    Topic:Our New Home Bible in a Year : Psalms 103–104; 1 Corinthians 2 No longer will there be any curse. The throne of God and of the Lamb will be in the city. Revelation 22:3 As the first immigrant to the US to pass through Ellis Island in 1892, Annie Moore must have felt incredible excitement at the thought of …

  • 17 August

    August 18, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Spiritually Exhausted?

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    Topic:Spiritually Exhausted? Bible in a Year : Psalms 100–102; 1 Corinthians 1 An angel touched him and said, “Get up and eat.” 1 Kings 19:5 “Emotionally, we’ve sometimes worked a full day in one hour,” Zack Eswine writes in his book The Imperfect Pastor. Although he was referring specifically to the burdens pastors frequently carry, this is true for any …