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Our Daily Bread 4 March 2019 Devotional: Right There with Us

Topic: Right There with Us [Our Daily Bread 4 March 2019 Devotional]
Bible in a Year: Numbers 31–33; Mark 9:1–29

“We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish,” they answered. – Matthew 14:17

Today’s Scripture & Insight: Matthew 14:13-21

She was completely focused on the top shelf, where the glass jars of spaghetti sauce sat. I’d been standing beside her in the grocery aisle for a minute or two eyeing that same shelf, trying to decide.

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Topic: Right There with Us [Our Daily Bread 4 March 2019 Devotional]

Bible in a Year: Numbers 31–33; Mark 9:1–29

“We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish,” they answered. – Matthew 14:17

Today’s Scripture & Insight: Matthew 14:13-21

She was completely focused on the top shelf, where the glass jars of spaghetti sauce sat. I’d been standing beside her in the grocery aisle for a minute or two eyeing that same shelf, trying to decide. But she seemed oblivious to my presence, lost in her own predicament. Now I have no problem with top shelves because I’m a fairly tall man. She, on the other hand, was not tall, not at all. I spoke up and offered to help. Startled, she said, “Goodness, I didn’t even see you standing there. Yes, please help me.”

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The disciples had quite the situation on their hands—hungry crowds, a remote place, and time slipping away—“It’s already getting late. Send the crowds away, so they can go to the villages and buy themselves some food” (Matthew 14:15). When challenged by Jesus to take care of the people themselves, they responded, “We have here only . . .” (v. 17). All they seemed to be aware of was their lack. Yet standing right beside them was Jesus, not just the multiplier of bread but the Bread of Life Himself.

We can get so wrapped up in our challenges and trying to figure them out for ourselves with our often-limited perspective that we miss the abiding presence of the risen Christ. From remote hillsides to grocery store aisles and everywhere else in between, He’s Immanuel—God right there with us, an ever-present help in trouble.

Today’s Reflection
How can you increase your awareness of Jesus’s presence? Why is it vital for us to gain His perspective in what we’re facing?

This message was written By John Blase [Our Daily Bread Ministries.]

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Topic: Right There with Us [Our Daily Bread 4 March 2019 Devotional] Bible in a Year: Numbers 31–33; Mark 9:1–29“We have here only five loaves of bread and two fish,” they answered. – Matthew 14:17Today’s Scripture & Insight: Matthew 14:13-21She was completely focused on the top shelf, where the glass jars of spaghetti sauce sat. I’d been standing beside her in the grocery aisle for a minute or two eyeing that same shelf, trying to decide.
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