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September 4, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Guiding Light

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Topic:Guiding Light Bible in a Year : Psalms 143–145; 1 Corinthians 14:21–40 God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. Genesis 1:3 The restaurant was lovely but dark. Only one small candle flickered on every table. To create light, diners used their smartphones to read their menus, look to their tablemates, and even to see what they were …

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

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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 …

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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 13, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Jesus in Disguise

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Topic:Jesus in Disguise Bible in a Year : Psalms 87–88; Romans 13 Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the Lord, and he will reward them for what they have done. Proverbs 19:17 My son Geoff recently participated in a “homeless simulation.” He spent three days and two nights living on the streets of his city, sleeping outside in …

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August 12, 2019 Our Daily Bread – Celebrating God’s Creativity

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Topic:Celebrating God’s Creativity Bible in a Year : Psalms 84–86; Romans 12 We have different gifts, according to the grace given to each of us. Romans 12:6 As music filled the church auditorium, color-blind artist Lance Brown stepped onstage. He stood in front of a large white canvas, with his back to the congregation and dipped his brush into black …

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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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