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ODB Devotional // Tell Your Story // No one is beyond the reach of God’s love.

Michael Dinsmore, a former prisoner and relatively new Christian, was asked to give his testimony in a prison.

ODB Devotional // The Unlikely // If we will allow His work to be done in us, we might be surprised at what He can do through us.

Fanny Kemble was a British actress who moved to America in the early and married a southern plantation owner named Pierce Butler. Fanny enjoyed the life

ODB Devotional // Too Much For Me // When life seems too much to bear, that’s when we throw ourselves on God’s mercy, and He holds on to us.

“God never gives us more than we can handle,” someone said to a father whose son had just lost his battle with cancer.

ODB Devotional // When God Is Quiet // "I would rather see dramatic answers to prayer than ordinary provisions of daily bread. But both are the work of God."

ODB Devotional // When God Is Quiet // "I would rather see dramatic answers to prayer than ordinary provisions of daily bread. But both are the work of God.

A siren wailed outside a little boy’s house. Unfamiliar with the sound, he asked his mother what it was. She explained that it was meant to alert people of a dangerous storm. She said that if...

A siren wailed outside a little boy’s house. Unfamiliar with the sound, he asked his mother what it was. She explained that it was meant to alert people of a dangerous storm. She said that if.

Our Daily Bread-Today's Portion-We’re A Community

ODB Devotional // We’re A Community // God does not give His spiritual gifts for our own selfish use but to serve others, and in so doing, we serve Him.

My little Sophia called me to her bedside for the third time. It was well past her time for sleeping and I knew this was going to be yet another stalling tactic. Was she going to ask me for more water? Or a bathroom break? Or perhaps she would try to convince me that I [...]

I was only four years old as I lay by my father on a floor mat on a hot summer night. (My mother, with a baby, had her own room at the time.) This was in northern Ghana where the climate is mostly .

Daily Devotionals

The final major historic acts of the Old Testament are described in Ezra and Nehemiah as God allowed the people of Israel to return from exile and resettle in Jerusalem. The City of David was repop.

Our Daily Bread; April 13, 2016; "Heart Check"; "Regardless of what we want Him to think of us, the true condition of our heart becomes clear based on how we use our time, our money, and our talents. When we invest these resources in the things He cares about, then it reveals that our hearts are in tune with His."

God’s heart is with the needs of people and the advancement of His kingdom. What do your choices tell Him and others about where your heart is?

A Venus flytrap can digest an insect in about 10 days. The process begins when an unsuspecting bug smells nectar on the leaves that form the trap. When the insect investigates, it crawls into the j...

A Venus flytrap can digest an insect in about 10 days. The process begins when an unsuspecting bug smells nectar on the leaves that form the trap. When the insect investigates, it crawls into the j.

I was fishing quietly on the clear, still waters of Piatt Lake, casting next to a lush weedbed. I watched a large smallmouth bass sneak out of the thick vegetation to investigate. He approached the...

I was fishing quietly on the clear, still waters of Piatt Lake, casting next to a lush weedbed. I watched a large smallmouth bass sneak out of the thick vegetation to investigate. He approached the.

Chris Baker is a tattoo artist who transforms symbols of pain and enslavement into works of art. Many of his clients are former gang members and victims of human trafficking who have been marked wi...

Chris Baker is a tattoo artist who transforms symbols of pain and enslavement into works of art. Many of his clients are former gang members and victims of human trafficking who have been marked wi.

As the aroma of Christ, what perfumes do Christians bring with them as they walk into a room? It’s not something that can be bought in a bottle or a jar. When we spend a lot of time with someone, we begin to think and act like that person. Spending time with Jesus will help us spread a pleasing fragrance to those around us. Lord, please shape my thoughts and actions so people may sense that I have been with You.

Which of the five senses brings back your memories most sharply? For me it is definitely the sense of smell. A certain kind of sun oil takes me instantly to a French beach. The smell of chicken mas.

Giving All - Don’t always ask Jesus what He can do for you; ask Jesus what you can do for Him.

ODB Devotional // Giving All // Don’t always ask Jesus what He can do for you; ask Jesus what you can do for Him.

ODB Devotional // Where Can We Lean? // God does most of His work for people through people.

” Cindy remarked as we walked out. And friend after friend celebrated her by sharing stories of her all