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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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Collectivity

Swiss psychologist Carl Jung (1875–1961) made important contributions to the field of psychology. He laid a foundation for understanding different personality types by classifying…

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Thank heaven for young women

The Equal Rights Amendment says, “Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any…

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Catch anything?

You’ve been in the boat all day, frustrated that all you’ve gotten are a few nibbles by little fish whose mouths aren’t big enough…

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Even if they roll their eyes

There were some eye rollers around my dinner table. They had my surname and were eating my food. Whenever I took that occasion to…

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Father of grace

A few years ago, I heard a pastor and his son speak at a men’s conference. The son told the story of when he…

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Face-to-face friendship

“Here. Chew this.”  How many people in your life—not including family—would you be able to walk up to, take the gum you are chewing…

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I know I’m right

I hope you and I never get into an argument. I’m pretty stubborn, and even when seeming to yield, I’m probably just pretending to…

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Rock-star parents

The other day a dad thanked me for commanding him to be mediocre. During a recent sermon, I had asked him and all the…

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Should Christians diet?

If the Bible says our bodies are temporary and our souls are eternal, should we think much about calories and sodium and sugar? Or…

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Lies: I need everyone’s approval

To some degree everybody needs to be liked. Mainly that’s a good thing. Friends can make our lives a lot better—they can bring encouragement,…

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When your body hurts

My back had been mildly hurting for a few days, but by the fourth day, it was killing me! (I’m not exaggerating.) I couldn’t…

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Dealing with sin

Why would any Christian in his or her right mind listen to Jesus’ teaching in Matthew 18:15-17? Why would any of us even dare…