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Grace Moments are daily devotions written by Pastor Mike and many other Time of Grace writers. These Bible-based messages cover a wide variety of topics and help you experience a satisfied life as you see God all around you. Join the thousands of people who receive these devotions for encouragement by subscribing to have them delivered to your inbox each morning.

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Who is God?

Our Father

I never thought I would be the guy to stare at children while they sleep. But I do. When I get home late from…

Living My Faith

The weight of sin

I’m fascinated by the fact that all the toppings at a frozen yogurt shop cost you the same amount per pound. Clearly the breakfast…

Friends & Family

The church is people

People can be forgiven for thinking of the church as real estate or buildings. After all, those are seemingly the most permanent features of…

Living My Faith

Code of conduct

I don’t think God gave anyone authority to dictate sub-commandments. I don’t think there’s a First Commandment subsection A.1.b.ii that we need to follow…

Living My Faith

A word to impulsive people

The reformer Martin Luther once said, “All of us are either a Jacob or an Esau.” If you know the story of those twin…

Prayer

Choose to pray for your leaders

May I admit that when I pray for people, I find it easiest to pray for myself? I’m not proud of saying that, but…

Who is God?

What am I—chopped liver?

“Hey! I’m talking to you!” I wonder how many frustrated parents have burst out those words to a sullen teenager. Has that phrase ever…

Who is God?

Miracles are easy for God

In some ways, bringing water to arid Southern California is one of America’s greatest engineering achievements. Over the course of many decades, government entities…

Friends & Family

Ladies, we men need you

There are few things as statistically powerful as a man who loves Jesus. Perhaps you’ve read the studies concerning the impact men have on…

Who is God?

Jesus served time to free me

I think about time a lot at the beginning of a new year. How do I use time? How do I manage it? Or,…

Living My Faith

It’s all in the attitude

There are three outlooks on life I know don’t work.  Clinging to the past (because there is no future in it) Pessimism (because there…

Friends & Family

Did Jesus play favorites?

Do you think Thomas was offended when Jesus didn’t give him one of the three VIP passes to get a glimpse of glory on…