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Today's Devotion

The Bread King

  • January 20, 2019 | John 6:27

Toddlers who receive gifts are often more interested in the wrapping paper and packaging than in what those things contain. We can do the same with God’s gifts. We become focused on the things we want from God and we lose sight of God Himself.

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Today with the President

Hungry for More

Food is about more than survival. It can be a pleasure, not only the sensory delights of delicious tastes but also ways to build relationships and memories. A favorite dish might remind you of childhood, or a family celebration might include a special meal.

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From the Editors

A New Year’s Note

What better way to start the new year than with your encouraging letters! We always love hearing from our Today in the Word family. Thank you for joining us in opening God’s Word and growing in His truth. And a special thank you to those of you who financially support this Bible-centered ministry. Together, we can begin this year rooted and growing in God’s Word!

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Theology Matters

The Fruit of Two Trees

The Bible traces sin’s entrance into human experience to the fruit of a forbidden tree. Adam was warned, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will certainly die” (Gen. 2:16-17). In a way, this seems strange. We often think of sex, power, or greed as the sins that are humanity’s undoing. Instead, it is something far more basic: the simple act of eating.

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