Category Archives: Our Daily Bread Devotional

April 18, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Hard Ground and Tender Mercy

By | April 17, 2021

April 18, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Hard Ground and Tender Mercy Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 2 Samuel 3–5 Luke 14:25–35 Praise be to the Lord : Ruth 4:14 Today’s Scripture : Ruth 4:13–22 Insight Obed, the son of Ruth and Boaz, is referred to… Read More »

April 17, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Windows

By | April 17, 2021

April 17, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Windows Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 2 Samuel 1–2 Luke 14:1–24 You will go out in joy and be led forth in peace : Isaiah 55:12 Today’s Scripture : Isaiah 55:6–13 Insight Isaiah 55:6–13 features one of the characteristics of… Read More »

April 16, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Extending Mercy

By | April 15, 2021

April 16, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Extending Mercy Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 30–31 Luke 13:23–35 If your brother or sister sins against you, rebuke them; and if they repent, forgive them. Luke 17:3 Today’s Scripture : Luke 17:1–5 Insight In Luke 17, Jesus… Read More »

April 15, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – The Baggage Activity

By | April 14, 2021

April 15, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – The Baggage Activity Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 27–29 Luke 13:1–22 Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt : Leviticus 19:34 Today’s Scripture : Leviticus 19:32–34 Insight Leviticus 19 provides a list of dos and… Read More »

April 14, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Live Like It’s Morning

By | April 13, 2021

April 14, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Live Like It’s Morning Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 25–26 Luke 12:32–59 The fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness and truth : Ephesians 5:9 Today’s Scripture : Ephesians 5:1–9 Insight Paul often writes of… Read More »

April 13, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – The Frosting of Faith

By | April 13, 2021

April 13, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – The Frosting of Faith Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 22–24 Luke 12:1–31 I am reminded of your sincere faith, which first lived in your grandmother Lois and in your mother Eunice and, I am persuaded, now lives… Read More »

April 12, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Serving the Least

By | April 11, 2021

April 12, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Serving the Least Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotional here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 19–21 Luke 11:29–54 The King will reply, “Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for… Read More »

April 11, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Imperfect Plans

By | April 10, 2021

April 11, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Imperfect Plans Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 17–18 Luke 11:1–28 Many are the plans in a person’s heart, but it is the Lord’s purpose that prevails. Proverbs 19:21 Today’s Scripture : Proverbs 19:20–23 Insight The verses of Proverbs… Read More »

April 10, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Finding Joy in Praise

By | April 10, 2021

April 10, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Finding Joy in Praise Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 15–16 Luke 10:25–42 Yet I will rejoice in the Lord : Habakkuk 3:18 Today’s Scripture : Habakkuk 3:6,16–19 Insight The book of Habakkuk describes a prophet’s complaint about… Read More »

April 9, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Refuge for the Rejected

By | April 8, 2021

April 9, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Refuge for the Rejected Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 13–14 Luke 10:1–24 Have mercy on me, my God, have mercy on me, for in you I take refuge : Psalm 57:1 Today’s Scripture : Psalm 57 Insight… Read More »

April 8, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Love Reins Us In

By | April 7, 2021

April 8, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Love Reins Us In Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 10–12 Luke 9:37–62 It is better not to . . . do anything . . . that will cause your brother or sister to fall. Romans 14:21 Today’s… Read More »

April 7, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Through Thick and Thin

By | April 6, 2021

April 7, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Through Thick and Thin Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 7–9 Luke 9:18–36 The cloud of the Lord was over the tabernacle by day, and fire was in the cloud by night, in the sight of all the… Read More »

April 6, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Companions in Christ

By | April 5, 2021

April 6, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Companions in Christ Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 4–6 Luke 9:1–17 I thank my God every time I remember you : Philippians 1:3 Today’s Scripture : Philippians 1:3–8 Insight When Paul recalled his relationship with the Philippians… Read More »

April 5, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Anchored in Truth

By | April 4, 2021

April 5, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Anchored in Truth Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: 1 Samuel 1–3 Luke 8:26–56 I will drive him like a peg into a firm place : Isaiah 22:23 Today’s Scripture : Isaiah 22:15–20,22–25 Insight The prophet Isaiah describes how the… Read More »

April 4, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – In the Garden

By | April 3, 2021

April 4, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – In the Garden Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Ruth 1–4 Luke 8:1–25 Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: “I have seen the Lord!” John 20:18 Today’s Scripture : John 20:11–18 Insight While there are differences in… Read More »

April 3, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Riding the Waves

By | April 3, 2021

April 3, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Riding the Waves Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Judges 19–21 Luke 7:31–50 Who is like you, Lord God Almighty? You, Lord, are mighty and your faithfulness surrounds you. Psalm 89:8 Today’s Scripture : Psalm 89:5–17 Insight Psalm 89 deals with… Read More »

April 2, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – The Cost

By | April 2, 2021

April 2, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – The Cost Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here  Bible in a Year: Judges 16–18 Luke 7:1–30 When he had received the drink, Jesus said, “It is finished.” With that, he bowed his head and gave up his spirit. John 19:30 Today’s Scripture : John… Read More »

April 1, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – “So Helpful”

By | April 1, 2021

April 1, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – “So Helpful” Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Judges 13–15 Luke 6:27–49 Share with the Lord’s people who are in need. Practice hospitality : Romans 12:13 Today’s Scripture : 1 Peter 4:7–11 Insight In 1 Peter 4:10–11, Peter briefly mentions the… Read More »

April 1, 2021 Open Heaven Devotional : Topic – The Meal That Reminds

By | April 1, 2021

April 1, 2021 Open Heaven Devotional : Topic – The Meal That Reminds! Read previous Open Heaven Devotionals here TOPIC: The Meal That Reminds! MEMORISE: And when he had given thanks, he brake it, and said, Take, eat: this is my body, which is broken for you: this do in remembrance of me. – 1 Corinthians 11:24… Read More »

March 31, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Wisely Weeding

By | March 31, 2021

March 31, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Wisely Weeding Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Judges 11–12 Luke 6:1–26 Search me, God, and know my heart : Psalm 139:23 Today’s Scripture : Psalm 139:1–6,23–24 Insight In the Bible we read of God’s omniscience—His knowledge of everything. In 1 Samuel… Read More »

March 30, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Got Your Nose

By | March 30, 2021

March 30, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Got Your Nose Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotional here Bible in a Year: Judges 9–10 Luke 5:17–39 I will bring judgment on all the gods of Egypt : Exodus 12:12 Today’s Scripture : Exodus 12:12–19 Insight In preparation for the last plague on Egypt,… Read More »

March 29, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Facing the Battles with God

By | March 29, 2021

March 29, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Facing the Battles with God Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Judges 7–8 Luke 5:1–16 In the Lord I take refuge : Psalm 11:1 Today’s Scripture : Psalm 11 Insight In Psalm 11, the name “the Lord” is used for God… Read More »

March 28, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Watch Me!

By | March 28, 2021

March 28, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Watch Me! Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Judges 4–6 Luke 4:31–44 From the lips of children and infants you, Lord, have called forth your praise. Matthew 21:16 Today’s Scripture : Matthew 21:12–17 Insight Matthew’s gospel begins, “This is the… Read More »

March 27, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Slum Songs

By | March 27, 2021

March 27, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Slum Songs Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Joshua 22–24 Luke 3 They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads : Isaiah 35:10 Today’s Scripture : Isaiah 35 Insight When we think of words like joy, gladness, and singing, the… Read More »

March 26, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Slum Songs

By | March 26, 2021

March 26, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Slum Songs Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Joshua 22–24 Luke 3 They will enter Zion with singing; everlasting joy will crown their heads. Isaiah 35:10 Today’s Scripture : Isaiah 35 Insight When we think of words like joy, gladness, and singing, the book of… Read More »

March 25, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Know His Voice

By | March 25, 2021

March 25, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Know His Voice Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Joshua 19–21 Luke 2:25–52 I am the good shepherd; I know my sheep and my sheep know me : John 10:14 Today’s Scripture : John 10:1–10 Insight At the time of… Read More »

March 24, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Something Much Bigge

By | March 24, 2021

March 24, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Something Much Bigger Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Joshua 16–18 Luke 2:1–24 We are co-workers in God’s service : 1 Corinthians 3:9 Today’s Scripture : 1 Corinthians 3:5–9 Insight First Corinthians 3:9 says we’re “co-workers in God’s service.” Later in… Read More »

March 23, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – The Reason to Rest

By | March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – The Reason to Rest Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Joshua 13–15 Luke 1:57–80 What do people get for all the toil and anxious striving with which they labor under the sun? Ecclesiastes 2:22 Today’s Scripture : Ecclesiastes 2:17–26 Insight… Read More »

March 22, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Sweeter than Honey

By | March 22, 2021

March 22, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Sweeter than Honey read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Joshua 10–12 Luke 1:39–56 How sweet are your words to my taste, sweeter than honey to my mouth! Psalm 119:103 Today’s Scripture : Psalm 119:97–105 Insight In the ancient Near East,… Read More »

March 21, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – God at Work

By | March 21, 2021

March 21, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – God at Work Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Joshua 7–9 Luke 1:21–38 Surely he was the Son of God! Matthew 27:54 Today’s Scripture : Matthew 27:50–54 Insight Matthew records three events and their aftereffects that occurred at the moment… Read More »