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February 26, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Facing Fear

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February 26, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Facing Fear Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Numbers 15–16 Mark 6:1–29 When I am afraid, I put my trust in you : Psalm 56:3 Today’s Scripture : Psalm 56:3–11 Insight The prominent theme of Psalm 56:3–11 is David’s trust in God… Read More »

February 25, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – To Be Human

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February 25, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – To Be Human Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Numbers 12–14 Mark 5:21–43 Jerusalem, Jerusalem . . . how often I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings. Matthew 23:37 Today’s… Read More »

February 24, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Never Alone

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February 24, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Never Alone Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Numbers 9–11 Mark 5:1–20 Two are better than one . . . If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. Ecclesiastes 4:9–10 Today’s Scripture : Ecclesiastes 4:8–12 Insight… Read More »

February 23, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic : Topic – Turn on the Light

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February 23, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic : Topic – Turn on the Light Read previous Our Daily Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Numbers 7–8 Mark 4:21–41 Let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven. Matthew 5:16 Today’s Scripture : Matthew… Read More »

February 22, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Like Jesus

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February 22, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Like Jesus Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Numbers 4–6 Mark 4:1–20 For those God foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son. Romans 8:29 Today’s Scripture : Romans 8:22–30 Insight Unlike Stoic philosophy, which… Read More »

February 21, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Unimaginable Promises

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February 21, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Unimaginable Promises Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Numbers 1–3 Mark 3 He has given us his very great and precious promises : 2 Peter 1:4 Today’s Scripture : 2 Peter 1:2–8 Insight Second Peter 1 reminds us that God is… Read More »

February 20, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Strengthened by Grace

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February 20, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Strengthened by Grace Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 26–27 Mark 2 You then, my son, be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus : 2 Timothy 2:1 Today’s Scripture : 2 Timothy 2:1–4 Insight The imagery… Read More »

February 19, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – We’re Not God

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February 19, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – We’re Not God Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 25 Mark 1:23–45 In the pride of your heart you say, “I am a god.” Ezekiel 28:2 Today’s Scripture : Ezekiel 28:1–10 Insight Ezekiel 26–28 contains four oracles or prophecies proclaiming… Read More »

February 18, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Remember to Sing

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February 18, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Remember to Sing Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 23–24 Mark 1:1–22 How good it is to sing praises to our God : Psalm 147:1 Today’s Scripture : Psalm 147:1–7 Insight The book of Psalms concludes with five hymns… Read More »

February 17, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Desperate Solutions

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February 17, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Desperate Solutions Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 21–22 Matthew 28 You did not . . . have regard for the One who planned it long ago : Isaiah 22:11 Today’s Scripture : Isaiah 22:8–13 Insight The reservoir built… Read More »

February 16, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Thinking Differently

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February 16, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Thinking Differently Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 19–20 Matthew 27:51–66 Do not conform to the pattern of this world : Romans 12:2 Today’s Scripture : Romans 12:1–3(NIV) Insight The Greek word phronéō (to think, exercise the mind) gets a lot… Read More »

February 15, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Spitting Image

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February 15, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Spitting Image Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 17–18 Matthew 27:27–50 The Son is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn over all creation : Colossians 1:15 Today’s Scripture: Colossians 1:15–23(NIV) Insight In Colossians 1:15–23, Paul affirms the deity… Read More »

February 14, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Sending Out an SOS

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February 14, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Sending Out an SOS Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 15–16 Matthew 27:1–26 I sought the Lord, and he answered me : Psalm 34:4 Today’s Scripture : Psalm 34:1–10 Insight Psalms 34, 37, and 73 deal with what was known in Old… Read More »

February 13, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Something New

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February 13, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Something New Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 14 Matthew 26:51–75 See, I am doing a new thing! . . . I am making . . . streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43:19 Today’s Scripture : Isaiah 43:14–21(NIV) Insight… Read More »

February 12, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – A Joyful Celebration

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February 12, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – A Joyful Celebration Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 13 Matthew 26:26–50 The wedding of the Lamb has come : Revelation 19:7 Today’s Scripture : Revelation 19:1–9(NIV) Insight Who is the “great prostitute” who’s condemned in Revelation 19:2? It’s clear… Read More »

February 11, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – The Ticking Watch

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February 11, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – The Ticking Watch Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 11–12 Matthew 26:1–25 Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him : Psalm 37:7 Today’s Scripture ; Psalm 37:1–7(NIV) Insight After Psalm 37’s opening exhortation not to be upset… Read More »

February 10, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Waiting in Hope

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February 10, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Waiting in Hope Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 8–10 Matthew 25:31–46 Simeon . . . was righteous and devout. He was waiting for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him. Luke 2:2Today’s Scripture :… Read More »

February 9, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Looking Up

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February 9, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Looking Up Bible in a Year: Leviticus 6–7 Matthew 25:1–30 Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things : Colossians 3:2 Today’s Scripture : Colossians 3:1–4(NIV) Insight Paul had meaningful ties with the Colossian assembly, although it was a church he hadn’t planted.… Read More »

February 8, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Trust the Light

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February 8, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Trust the Light Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 4–5 Matthew 24:29–51 Believe in the light . . . so that you may become children of light : John 12:36 Today’s Scripture : John 12:25–33,35–36(NIV) Insight The Greek word φῶς… Read More »

February 7, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Recovering What’s Lost

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February 7, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Recovering What’s Lost Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Leviticus 1–3 Matthew 24:1–28 But David found strength in the Lord his God : 1 Samuel 30:6 Today’s Scripture : 1 Samuel 30:1–6,18–19(NIV) Insight When God enabled David to rescue abducted… Read More »

February 6, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – What’s Your Reputation?

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February 6, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – What’s Your Reputation? Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Exodus 39–40 Matthew 23:23–39 Now you are light in the Lord. Live as children of light : Ephesians 5:8 Today’s Scripture : Ephesians 5:8–14(NIV) Insight In the book of Ephesians, Paul… Read More »

February 5, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Hold Steady

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February 5, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Hold Steady Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Exodus 36–38 Matthew 23:1–22 I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand : Isaiah 41:13 Today’s Scripture : Isaiah 41:10–13(NIV) Insight Isaiah 41:10–13 begins with a call to… Read More »

February 4, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Faith Investments

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February 4, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Faith Investments Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Exodus 34–35 Matthew 22:23–46 Teach [these words of mine] to your children : Deuteronomy 11:19 Today’s Scripture : Deuteronomy 11:18–20(NIV) Insight In the Hebrew Scriptures, books were named for their opening words.… Read More »

February 3, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Waiting for a Blessing

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February 3, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Waiting for a Blessing Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Exodus 31–33 Matthew 22:1–22 Though it linger, wait for it : Habakkuk 2:3 Today’s Scripture : Habakkuk 1:12–2:4(NIV) Insight The prophecy of Habakkuk is more than 2,600 years old, yet… Read More »

February 2, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Pruned to Thrive

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February 2, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Pruned to Thrive Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Exodus 29–30 Matthew 21:23–46 Every branch that does bear fruit he prunes so that it will be even more fruitful. John 15:2 Today’s Scripture : John 15:1–12(NIV) Insight Jesus delivered the… Read More »

February 1, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – A House on a Rock

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February 1, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – A House on a Rock Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Exodus 27–28 Matthew 21:1–22 Everyone who [practices] these words of mine . . . is like a wise man who built his house on the rock. Matthew 7:24 Today’s… Read More »

January 31, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – A Future with Forgiveness

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January 31, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – A Future with Forgiveness Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Exodus 25–26 Matthew 20:17–34 Do not be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good : Romans 12:21 Today’s Scripture : Romans 12:9–21 (NIV) Insight A distinctive of Paul’s letters… Read More »

January 30, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Wearing Our Courage

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January 30, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Wearing Our Courage Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Exodus 23–24 Matthew 20:1–16 If I am a man of God, may fire come down from heaven : 2 Kings 1:10 Today’s Scripture : 2 Kings 1:9–15(NIV) Insight The prophet Elijah,… Read More »

January 29, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Out of Breath

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January 29, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – Out of Breath Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Exodus 21–22 Matthew 19 Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God. Deuteronomy 5:13–14 Today’s Scripture :… Read More »

January 28, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – A Mighty Stream

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January 28, 2021 Our Daily Bread Devotional : Topic – A Mighty Stream Read previous Our Daily Bread Devotionals here Bible in a Year: Exodus 19–20 Matthew 18:21–35 But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream! Amos 5:24 Today’s Scripture : Amos 5:21–24(NIV) Insight The pairing of the words justice and righteousness as seen… Read More »