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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 …

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August 25, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Surprised by Wisdom

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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 …

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August 19, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Our New Home

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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 …

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August 14, 2019 Our Daily Bread – The Illusion of Control

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Topic:The Illusion of Control Bible in a Year : Psalms 89–90; Romans 14 You do not even know what will happen tomorrow. James 4:14 Ellen Langer’s 1975 study titled The Illusion of Control examined the level of influence we exert over life’s events. She found that we overestimate our degree of control in most situations. The study also demonstrated how …

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August 11, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Though

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Topic:“Though” Bible in a Year : Psalms 81–83; Romans 11:19–36 Yet I will rejoice in the Lord, I will be joyful in God my Savior. Habakkuk 3:18 In 2017, the opportunity to help people in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in the US prompted a group of us to travel to Houston. Our goal was to encourage people who’d been …

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August 10, 2019 Our Daily Bread – The Power of Encouragement

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Topic:The Power of Encouragement Bible in a Year : Psalms 79–80; Romans 11:1–18 The whole assembly became silent as they listened to Barnabas and Paul telling about the signs and wonders God had done. Acts 15:12 When he was a young boy, Benjamin West attempted to draw a picture of his sister, but he succeeded only in making a mess. …

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August 7, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Back in the Battle

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Topic:Back in the Battle Bible in a Year : Psalms 72–73; Romans 9:1–15 If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness. 1 John 1:9 As a child, she had hurled vicious words at her parents. Little did she know that those words would be her last …

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February 27, 2019 Our Daily Bread- Out of the Mouths of Babes

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Topic:Out of the Mouths of Babes Bible in a Year: Numbers 17–19; Mark 6:30–56 Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established strength because of your foes. Psalm 8:2 esv After watching ten-year-old Viola using a tree branch as a microphone to mimic a preacher, Michele decided to give Viola the opportunity to “preach” during a village …

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February 25, 2019 Our Daily Bread- The Spirit of Fika

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Topic:The Spirit of Fika Bible in a Year: Numbers 12–14; Mark 5:21–43 When he was at the table with them, he took bread, gave thanks, broke it and began to give it to them. Luke 24:30 The coffeehouse in the town near my house is named Fika. It’s a Swedish word meaning to take a break with coffee and a …

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February 24, 2019 Our Daily Bread- Quiet Awe

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Topic:Quiet Awe Bible in a Year: Numbers 9–11; Mark 5:1–20 How many are your works, Lord! In wisdom you made them all; the earth is full of your creatures. Psalm 104:24 My life often feels frenzied and hectic. I hurry from one appointment to the next, returning phone calls and checking items off my seemingly infinite to-do list while on …

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