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Our Daily Bread For Today | 27 August 2021 | Devotional

Our Daily Bread For Today | 27 August 2021 | Devotional

Our Daily Bread For Today | 27 August 2021 | Devotional

Our Daily Bread For Today | 27 August 2021 | Devotional


Our Daily Bread 27th August 2021 Devotional Friday– The Ultimate Healer; written by Jennifer Benson Schuldt (Our Daily Bread Ministries)



Bible in a Year: Psalms 120–122; 1 Corinthians 9

Key Verse: “[Hezekiah] broke into pieces the bronze snake Moses had made.” 2 Kings 18:4

Today’s Scripture: Numbers 21:4–9; 2 Kings 18:4–7

INSIGHT Second Kings 18:3–7 describes how Hezekiah “did what was right in the eyes of the Lord” by destroying idols. The Israelites had transferred worship from the Creator to something created by worshipping the bronze snake, the symbol of miraculous healing at God’s hand (v. 4). The episode of the golden calf is another blatant example of idolatry (Exodus 32). Romans 1:25 spells it out for us: “They exchanged the truth about God for a lie, and worshipped and served created things rather than the Creator—who is forever praised.” By: Alyson Kieda

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When a medical treatment began to provide relief for a family member’s severe food allergies, I became so excited that I talked about it all the time. I described the intense process and extolled the doctor who had created the program. Finally, some friends commented, “We think God should always get the credit for healing.” Their statement made me pause. Had I taken my eyes off the Ultimate Healer and made the healing into an idol?

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The nation of Israel fell into a similar trap when they began to burn incense to a bronze snake that God had used to heal them. They’d been performing this act of worship until Hezekiah identified it as idolatry and “broke into pieces the bronze snake Moses had made” (2 Kings 18:4).

Our Daily Bread 27 August 2021 Devotional

Several centuries earlier, a group of venomous snakes had invaded the Israelite camp. The snakes bit the people and many died (Numbers 21:6). Although spiritual rebellion had caused the problem, the people cried out to God for help. Showing mercy, He directed Moses to sculpt a bronze snake, fasten it to a pole, and hold it up for everyone to see. When the people looked at it, they were healed (Vv. 4–9).

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Think of God’s gifts to you. Have any of them become objects of praise instead of evidence of His mercy and grace? Only our holy God—the source of every good gift (James 1:17)—is worthy of worship. By: Jennifer Benson Schuldt

Our Daily Bread 27 August 2021 Devotional

Reflection: How has God shown you His goodness through other people? Why is it so easy to give people credit for what God has done in your life?

Prayer: Dear God, I worship You as the all-powerful God who hears my prayers. Thank You for sustaining my life and caring for me.

Our Daily Bread 27th August 2021 Devotional Message. Our Daily Bread Ministries  (ODB) is a Christian organization founded by Dr Martin De Haan in 1938. It is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with over 600 employees. It produces several devotional publications, including Our Daily Bread.

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Accept Jesus Christ today and secure a life of eternal rest and Glory …

Say this 1 Minute Prayer 

Lord Jesus, I believe you died for my sins, Forgive me of all my iniquities. I accept you as my Lord and Saviour from today and forevermore. Come and Be the Lord of my life and I am willing to obey your command and live according to your will as you help me, Thank you for accepting me into your fold. AMEN

JOHN 3: 3 Jesus answered and said unto him, Verily, verily, I say unto thee, Except a man be born again, he cannot see the kingdom of God.

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