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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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City Of Refuge
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Published: August 1, 2014 1:00am
As we entered a town in Australia, we were greeted by a sign that declared: "We welcome all who are seeking refuge and asylum." This kind of welcome seems to resonate with the Old Testament concept of the cities of refuge. In the Old Testament era, c
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Just As I Am
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Published: July 31, 2014 1:00am
Good memories flooded my mind as I sat in a concert. The group's leader had just introduced the song they were about to sing: "Just As I Am." I remembered how years ago at the end of his sermons my pastor would ask people to come forward while we san
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Family Trademarks
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Published: July 30, 2014 1:00am
The Aran Islands, off the west coast of Ireland, are known for their beautiful sweaters. Patterns are woven into the fabric using sheep's wool to craft the garments. Many of them relate to the culture and folklore of these small islands, but some are
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Confident Access
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Published: July 29, 2014 1:00am
Mont Saint-Michel is a tidal island located about a half-mile off the coast of Normandy, France. For centuries it has been the site of an abbey and monastery that has attracted religious pilgrims. Until the construction of a causeway, it was notoriou
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Courageous And Consistent
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Published: July 28, 2014 1:00am
While reading the obituary of Eugene Patterson, Pulitzer Prize-winning editor of the Atlanta Constitution from 1960 to 1968, I was struck by two things. First, for many years Patterson was a fearless voice for civil rights during a time when many opp
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Divine Perspective
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Published: July 27, 2014 1:00am
Jason took a trip to New York during spring break. One afternoon he and some friends piled into a cab and headed for the Empire State Building. To Jason, the ride on the ground seemed chaotic and dangerous. But when he got to the observation deck of
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The Work Of Our Hands
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Published: July 26, 2014 1:00am
Spring had just turned into summer and crops were beginning to produce fruit as our train rolled across the fertile landscape of West Michigan's shoreline. Strawberries had ripened, and people were kneeling in the morning dew to pick the sweet fruit.
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Looking For Zacchaeus
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Published: July 25, 2014 1:00am
Alf Clark walks the city streets looking for Zacchaeus. Well, not the actual one in the Bible—Jesus already found him. Alf and some friends who serve with an urban ministry do what Jesus did in Luke 19. They go purposefully through town to meet
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He Calls The Stars By Name
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Published: July 24, 2014 1:00am
On a plateau high above the Atacama Desert in Chile, the world's largest radio telescope is giving astronomers a view of the universe never seen before. In an Associated Press article, Luis Andres Henao spoke of scientists from many countries "lookin
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Waving The White Flag
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Published: July 23, 2014 1:00am
Recently, while watching a video of a church service held in South America, I noticed something I had never seen before in church. As the pastor passionately called his flock to yield their lives to Jesus, one of the parishioners took a white hankie
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