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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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I Am Not Forgotten
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Published: September 1, 2014 1:00am
Waiting is hard at any time; but when days, weeks, or even months pass and our prayers seem to go unanswered, it's easy to feel God has forgotten us. Perhaps we can struggle through the day with its distractions, but at night it's doubly difficult to
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The Ultimate Sacrifice
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Published: August 31, 2014 1:00am
When Deng Jinjie saw people struggling in the water of the Sunshui River in the Hunan province of China, he didn't just walk by. In an act of heroism, he jumped into the water and helped save four members of a family. Unfortunately, the family left t
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Step Up!
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Published: August 30, 2014 1:00am
When a woodchuck started eating our garage (well, just the trim), I bought a live trap with plans to transplant the little guy to a park. I baited it with an assortment of goodies and opened the trap door. The next morning, I was excited to see a lit
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Terms Of Service
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Published: August 29, 2014 1:00am
If you're like me, you seldom read the full text of contracts for online services before you agree to them. They go on for pages, and most of the legal jargon makes no sense to ordinary people like me.
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A Picture Of Humility
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Published: August 28, 2014 1:00am
During the Easter season, my wife and I attended a church service where the participants sought to model the events that Jesus and His disciples experienced on the night before He was crucified. As part of the service, the church staff members washed
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Life’s Darkest Moments
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Published: August 27, 2014 1:00am
Charles Whittlesey was a hero's hero. Leader of the so-called "Lost Battalion" in World War I, he was awarded the Medal of Honor for his bravery when his unit was trapped behind enemy lines. When the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier was dedicated, Charles
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Spiritual Navigation
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Published: August 26, 2014 1:00am
Dava Sobel's award-winning book Longitude describes a dilemma faced by early sailors. They could readily determine their latitude north or south of the equator by the length of the day or height of the sun. Calculating east/west longitude, however, r
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More Than Waiting
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Published: August 25, 2014 1:00am
I don't know how it works where you live, but when I have to call for a repair for one of my appliances, the company says something like, "The repairman will be there between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m." Since I don't know when the repair person will arr
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Memory Loss
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Published: August 24, 2014 1:00am
Sometimes when we face times of trouble, we may get spiritual amnesia and forget the grace of God. But a good way of reestablishing a thankful heart is to set aside undistracted time and deliberately remember God's past provisions for us and give tha
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Keeping Darkness At Bay
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Published: August 23, 2014 1:00am
In J. R. R. Tolkien's book The Hobbit, the wizard Gandalf explains why he has selected a small hobbit like Bilbo to accompany the dwarves to fight the enemy. He says, "Saruman believes it is only great power that can hold evil in check, but
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