THE SERVANT HEARS

| WEDNESDAY 31ST AUGUST, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Glenn Packiam Read: 1 Samuel 3:1–10 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Psalms 132–134; 1 Corinthians 11:17–34 The Lord came and stood there, calling as at the other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” Then Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” 1 Samuel 3:10 Had the wireless radio been on, […]

SELF-CHECKING

| TUESDAY 30TH AUGUST, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Dave Branon Read: Lamentations 3:37–42 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Psalms 129–131; 1 Corinthians 11:1–16 Let us examine our ways and test them, and let us return to the Lord. Lamentations 3:40 Recently I read through a stack of World War II-era letters my dad sent to […]

THE ULTIMATE WAVE

| MONDAY 29TH AUGUST, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: James Banks Read: Colossians 1:1–8 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Psalms 126–128; 1 Corinthians 10:19–33 The gospel is bearing fruit and growing. Colossians 1:6 People love doing “the wave.” At sporting events and concerts around the world, it begins when a few people stand and raise their […]

GOD OUR RESCUER

| SUNDAY 28TH AUGUST, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Patricia Raybon Read: Ezekiel 34:5–12 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Psalms 123–125; 1 Corinthians 10:1–18 I will rescue them from all the places where they were scattered. Ezekiel 34:12 In the open sea, a rescuer positioned her kayak to assist panicked swimmers competing in a triathlon. “Don’t […]

RESCUE THE WEAK

| SATURDAY 27TH AUGUST, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Linda Washington Read: Psalm 82:3–4 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Psalms 120–122; 1 Corinthians 9 Rescue the weak and the needy; deliver them from the hand of the wicked. [Psalm 82:4] Which would you choose—a skiing holiday in Switzerland or rescuing children from danger in Prague? Nicholas […]

SPIRITUAL DRIVING

| FRIDAY 26TH AUGUST, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Adam R. Holz Read: Ephesians 5:8–20 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Psalm 119:89–176; 1 Corinthians 8 Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil. Ephesians 5:15–16 I don’t remember many specifics about […]

WONDERFUL REWARD

| THURSDAY 25TH AUGUST, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By:  Anne Cetas Read: Psalm 119:17–24 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Psalm 119:1–88; 1 Corinthians 7:20–40 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law. [Psalm 119:18] Donelan, a teacher, had always been a reader, but one day it literally paid off. She […]

HOW DID I GET THERE?

| WEDNESDAY 24TH AUGUST, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By:  Mike Wittmer Read: Job 2:1–10 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Psalms 116–118; 1 Corinthians 7:1–19 Shall we accept good from God, and not trouble? [Job 2:10] Tiffani awoke in the pitch-black darkness of an Air Canada jet. Still wearing her seat belt, she’d slept while the other […]

NO FISHING ALLOWED  

| TUESDAY 23RD AUGUST 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Amy Boucher Pye Read: Psalm 130 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Psalms 113–115; 1 Corinthians 6 [God will] hurl all our iniquities into the depths of the sea. Micah 7:19 Holocaust survivor Corrie ten Boom knew the importance of forgiveness. In her book Tramp for the Lord, […]

MADE FOR EACH OTHER  

| MONDAY 22ND AUGUST, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Alyson Kieda Read: Genesis 2:18–24 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Psalms 110–112; 1 Corinthians 5 It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him. Genesis 2:18 “I take care of him. When he’s happy, I’m happy,” says Stella. […]