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About Our Daily Bread   

Since it was first published in 1956, Our Daily Bread has become the resource for which RBC Ministries is best known. The daily devotional thoughts published in Our Daily Bread help readers spend time each day in God’s Word.

Our Daily Bread is published and distributed worldwide in more than 40 languages by RBC Ministries offices around the globe.  RBC Ministries also produces a variety of other Bible resources, which are available for the asking.  RBC Ministries is not funded or endowed by any group or denomination, many people, making even the smallest of donations, enable RBC Ministries to reach others with the life-changing wisdom of the Bible.

Our Daily Bread radio is a daily audio program that features insights from the pages of Our Daily Bread. Each daily thought is designed to draw the listener into a closer relationship with Jesus Christ and to evoke responses of worship, love, trust and obedience.

Today, Our Daily Bread is distributed via print, large-print, radio, podcast, email, rss and mobile. For social networking users, find Our Daily Bread on Twitter and Facebook.

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In The Storm
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Published: October 2, 2014 1:00am
A storm was brewing—not just on the horizon but also in a friend's home. "When I was in Hong Kong," she shared, "the local meteorological service announced that there was a superstorm approaching. But more than the storm that was looming outsid
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The Power Of Ritual
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Published: October 1, 2014 1:00am
When I was growing up, one of the rules in our house was that we weren't allowed to go to bed angry (Eph. 4:26). All our fights and disagreements had to be resolved. The companion to that rule was this bedtime ritual: Mom and Dad would say to my brot
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A Fresh Start
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Published: September 30, 2014 1:00am
In many countries, health laws prohibit reselling or reusing old mattresses. Only landfills will take them. Tim Keenan tackled the problem and today his business employs a dozen people to extract the individual components of metal, fabric, and foam i
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Amazing Grace
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Published: September 29, 2014 1:00am
Pressed into service in the Royal Navy, John Newton was dismissed for insubordination and turned to a career trafficking in slaves. Notorious for cursing and blasphemy, Newton served on a slave ship during the cruelest days of trans-Atlantic slavery,
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Every Hardship
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Published: September 28, 2014 1:00am
Like many towns, Enterprise, Alabama, has a prominent monument. But the monument in Enterprise is unlike any other. The statue doesn't recognize a leading citizen; it celebrates the work of a beetle. In the early 1900s, this boll weevil made its way
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The Ultimate Reunion
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Published: September 27, 2014 1:00am
I'll never forget the vigil of sitting by my dad's bed as he spent his last few days with us before slipping into eternity. To this day the moment of his passing continues to have a profound effect on me. My dad was always there for me. I could call
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A Matter Of Trust
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Published: September 26, 2014 1:00am
A news item from Australia told the story of Pascale Honore, a paraplegic woman who, after 18 years of being confined to a wheelchair, has taken up surfing. How?
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The Wise Old Owl
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Published: September 25, 2014 1:00am
Years ago an anonymous writer penned a short poem about the merits of measuring our words.
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The Language Of Whistling
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Published: September 24, 2014 1:00am
On La Gomera, one of the smallest of the Canary Islands, a language that sounds like a bird song is being revived. In a land of deep valleys and steep ravines, schoolchildren and tourists are learning how whistling was once used to communicate for di
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An Emergency Of The Spirit
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Published: September 23, 2014 1:00am
In March 2011, a devastating tsunami struck Japan, taking nearly 16,000 lives as it obliterated towns and villages along the coast. Writer and poet Gretel Erlich visited Japan to witness and document the destruction. When she felt inadequate to repor
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