The Lord Speaks | Our Daily Bread

We can find nearly every argument in the book of Job about why there is pain in the world, but the arguing never seems to help Job much. His is a crisis of relationship more than a crisis of doubt.…

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Riding the Rapids | Our Daily Bread

The rafting guide escorted our group to the river’s edge and directed us all to put on life jackets and grab paddles. As we climbed into the boat, he assigned us seats to balance the boat&rsq…

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The Gift of Time | Our Daily Bread

I headed into the post office in a big hurry. I had a number of things on my “to do” list, but as I entered I was frustrated to find a long line backing up all the way to the door. &ldq…

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Help from Heaven | Our Daily Bread

SOS, the Morse code signal, was created in 1905 because sailors needed a way to indicate extreme distress. The signal gained notoriety in 1910 when used by the sinking ship Steamship Kentucky, savi…

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That Smiling Man | Our Daily Bread

Going to the grocery store isn’t something I particularly enjoy. It’s just a mundane part of life—something that has to be done. But there is one part of this task I’ve une

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A Hopeful Lament | Our Daily Bread

To visit Clifton Heritage National Park in Nassau, Bahamas, is to revisit a tragic era in history. Where the land meets the water, stone steps lead up a cliff. Slaves brought to the Bahamas by ship…

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A Good Daddy | Our Daily Bread

When our son, Xavier, was younger, business trips often pulled my husband away from home. Though his father called often, there were rough nights when the calls alone didn’t comfort Xavier. T…

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Dedicated to Love | Our Daily Bread

As a convert to Jesus Christ, Nabeel Qureshi has written books to help his readers understand the people in the religion he left. His tone is respectful, and Qureshi always displays a heart of love…

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When the Bottom Drops Out | Our Daily Bread

During the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis, more people were looking for work than there were jobs available. I was one of those job seekers. After nine anxious months, I landed employment as a copywri…

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The Joy of Giving | Our Daily Bread

It was a dreary week. I had been feeling lethargic and listless, although I couldn’t figure out why. Near the end of the week, I found out that an aunt had kidney failure. I knew I had to vi…

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