ROOTED IN LOVE

| FRIDAY 30TH SEPTEMBER, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Amy Peterson Read: Ephesians 3:14–21 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Isaiah 9–10; Ephesians 3 I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power . . . to grasp . . . the love of Christ. Ephesians 3:17–18 “That’s all it takes!” Megan said. […]

EYES TO SEE

| THURSDAY 29TH SEPTEMBER, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Sheridan Voysey Read: Psalm 119:97–104 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Isaiah 7–8; Ephesians 2 Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law. Psalm 119:18 I recently discovered the wonder of anamorphic art. Appearing at first as an assortment of random parts, an anamorphic […]

NEVER ENOUGH  

| WEDNESDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Mike Wittmer Read: Ecclesiastes 1:1–11 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Isaiah 5–6; Ephesians 1 The eye never has enough of seeing. Ecclesiastes 1:8 Frank Borman commanded the first space mission that circled the moon. He wasn’t impressed. The trip took two days both ways. Frank got motion […]

WANDERING OFF

| TUESDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Cindy Hess Kasper Read: Luke 15:1–7 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Isaiah 3–4; Galatians 6 Rejoice with me; I have found my lost sheep. Luke 15:6 Living near cattle ranches as he did, humorist Michael Yaconelli noticed how cows were prone to wander while grazing. A cow […]

PROMISE-KEEPER

| MONDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Arthur Jackson Read: Hebrews 6:13–20 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Isaiah 1–2; Galatians 5 After waiting patiently, Abraham received what was promised. Hebrews 6:15 Gripped by the gravity of the promises he was making to LaShonne, Jonathan found himself stumbling as he repeated his wedding vows. He […]

LOVE LOCKS  

| SUNDAY 25TH SEPTEMBER, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Lisa Samra Read: Song of Songs 8:5–7 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Songs of Songs 6–8; Galatians 4 Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm. Song of Songs 8:6 I stood amazed at the hundreds of thousands of padlocks, many […]

NEVER TOO SINFUL  

| SATURDAY 24TH SEPTEMBER, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Julie Schwab Read: Nehemiah 9:17, 27–31 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Song of Songs 4–5; Galatians 3 You are a forgiving God . . . abounding in love. Nehemiah 9:17 “If I touched a Bible, it would catch fire in my hands,” said my community college English […]

GOD-PAVED MEMORIES

| FRIDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Xochitl Dixon Read: Deuteronomy 4:3–10 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Song of Songs 1–3; Galatians 2 Assemble the people before me to hear my words so that they may learn to revere me. Deuteronomy 4:10 When my grown son faced a difficult situation, I reminded him about […]

SUFFERING TOGETHER

| THURSDAY 22ND SEPTEMBER, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Winn Collier Read: 1 Corinthians 12:14–26 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Ecclesiastes 10–12; 2 Galatians 1 If one part suffers, every part suffers with it. 1 Corinthians 12:26 In 2013, seventy-year-old James McConnell, a British Royal Marine veteran, died. McConnell had no family, and staff from […]

MAKING PEACE WITH TROUBLE

| WEDNESDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER, 2022 Our Daily Bread 2022 Annual Edition By: Adam Holz Read: John 16:25–33 (NIV) | Bible in a Year: Ecclesiastes 7–9; 2 Corinthians 13 In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world. John 16:33 We were almost home when I noticed it: the needle of our car’s temperature […]