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The threat of the Corona Virus has meant many of us are now working from home or self-isolating. It’s unsettling, stressful and lonely. And we simply don’t know how long this season of challenge and change is going to last.

In these unsettling and uncertain times we can quickly become overwhelmed and anxious. That’s why the Our Daily Bread writers want to come alongside you now more than ever to offer you support for the journey ahead, reminding you that “God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble” (Psalm 46:1).

Hope in Hard Times offers short inspirations from Our Daily Bread, alongside other stories and insights particularly written to help those struggling with illness and uncertainty, allowing you to stay focused on your Rock and Provider in the days ahead.

You can read and download Hope in Hard Times on this webpage, along with a selection of other resources.

Due to the current circumstances and government advice, our Our Daily Bread Ministries office in the UK has now closed for the foreseeable future. We would like to encourage you to visit us online at ourdailybread.org where you can read Our Daily Bread and many of our other resources. We pray they will provide encouragement and support during these difficult days. We will also be keeping in touch and sharing our resources on our Facebook page. Please do join us there so we can walk with you through these difficult days.

These reflections from Our Daily Bread will bring comfort, hope and encouragement to those facing illness. Each article has been selected to address the worries and pain associated with physical illness and injuries, serving as a reminder that the Great Doctor is with us and knows our every need.

You can read online, or download the pdf.

This special edition of Our Daily Bread contains encouraging and uplifting daily readings to help you rediscover the joy of spending time with God. Refresh yourself in the truth of the Bible and be reminded just who God is and what He has done for you in Jesus.

You can read online, or download the pdf.

This special edition of Our Daily Bread is designed for parents with children of any age. The articles, stories, meditations and Scripture readings will encourage you in the ups and downs, and help you to model your parenting style on our heavenly Father!

You can read online, or download the pdf.

All of us have weaknesses and issues. Whether we choose to admit this is another matter. Is it ever OK to not be OK? is a reminder that God uses our weaknesses as opportunities to show His power, strength, love and care.

You can read and listen online, download the pdf, or download the audio.

The Bible says the answer to the uncertainty of life is hope. This isn’t flimsy ‘wishful’ thinking. The hope the Bible tells us to have is one of confident expectation. Find out just what this hope is and why it makes a difference to absolutely everything!

You can read and listen online, download the pdf, or download the audio.

Be encouraged that worry needn’t drive us away from God in despair, but drive us to Him in hope! We do not have to wrestle with our fears or confront our nightmares alone. This short study will help you to turn your worry into prayer and even praise.

You can read and listen online, download the pdf, or download the audio.

We all worry! Whether it’s about the people we care for, our money problems or the future . . . we worry. Is there an answer for such a big problem? You might be surprised to hear what the Bible has to say about worry. Learn about what it means to trust God with everything, including our worry, and discover the difference He makes to every one of our problems!

You can read online, or download the pdf.

If you’ve ever asked God for anything and not had a response, you may well think that God doesn’t care that much about you. It might surprise you that there are people in the Bible, such as a man called Asaph, who also wrestled with this same issue. By studying Psalm 77, one of Asaph’s heartfelt prayers, you’ll discover the true purpose, privilege and power of prayer!

You can read and listen online, download the pdf, or download the audio.

Friends, family and even people at church have all asked something similar to this. If God is real, why doesn’t He do more? Why is there all this pain in our lives? When is He going to help me out? Exploring this subject sensitively, yet honestly, this leaflet will help those you know to think about what God has already done in Jesus; and what He promises to do when Jesus returns. The accessible, everyday language makes this particularly helpful for sharing the good news of Jesus with your non-Christian friends and family.

You can read online, or download the pdf.

This is a big question for all of us. In this world of pain, sadness and loss, we want to know why. What is God doing about it all? Without trying to give ‘textbook’ answers to our painfully raw questions, this booklet will show you the suffering God Himself has gone through for us to make sure we have an incredible, pain-free future ahead when we trust Him.

You can read online, or download the pdf.

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