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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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What Really Matters
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Published: December 23, 2014 1:00am
When our children were living at home, one of our most meaningful Christmas morning traditions was very simple. We would gather our family around the Christmas tree where, in sight of the gifts we were receiving from one another, we would read the Ch
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Remember The Wrapping
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Published: December 22, 2014 1:00am
At our house some Christmas events are the same each year. Among them is my wife Martie's appeal to the kids and grandkids as they attack their gifts: "Save the paper, we can use it next year!" Martie loves to give nice gifts, but she also appreciate
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Just The Right Time
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Published: December 21, 2014 1:00am
The conductor stood on the podium, his eyes scanning the choir and orchestra. The singers arranged the music in their folders, found a comfortable position for standing, and held the folder where they could see the conductor just over the top. Orches
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In Jesus’ Name
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Published: December 20, 2014 1:00am
One of my favorite collections of photos is of a family dinner. Preserved in an album are images of Dad, his sons and their wives, and his grandchildren in a time of thanks-giving and intercession.
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The Heart Of Christmas
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Published: December 19, 2014 1:00am
Charles Dickens' novel A Christmas Carol was released on December 19, 1843, and has never been out of print. It tells the story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a wealthy, sour, stingy man who says, "Every idiot who goes about with 'Merry Christmas,' on his lips
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My Friends And I
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Published: December 18, 2014 1:00am
John Chrysostom (347–407), archbishop of Constantinople, said this about friendship: "Such is friendship, that through it we love places and seasons; for as . . . flowers drop their sweet leaves on the ground around them, so friends impart favo
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A Work In Progress
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Published: December 17, 2014 1:00am
Pablo Casals was considered to be the preeminent cellist of the first half of the 20th century. When he was still playing his cello in the middle of his tenth decade of life, a young reporter asked, "Mr. Casals, you are 95 years old and the greatest
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A Ukrainian Christmas
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Published: December 16, 2014 1:00am
The people of Ukraine include many wonderful elements in their observance of Christmas. Sometimes wisps of hay are placed on the dinner table as a reminder of the Bethlehem manger. Another portion of their celebration echoes the events of the night w
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Story Stewards
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Published: December 15, 2014 1:00am
Many people take great care to make sure their resources are used well after they die. They set up trusts, write wills, and establish foundations to guarantee that their assets will continue to be used for a good purpose after their life on earth is
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A Special Birth
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Published: December 14, 2014 1:00am
In the pages of Scripture, several baby-boy births stand out. Cain, the firstborn after creation. Isaac, the hope of Israel's future. Samuel, the answer to a mother's fervent prayer. All extremely important. All joyously expected. And all described e
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