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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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Life’s Challenges

A long obedience

“Fat” is a label that many of us put on ourselves without having any help from the peanut gallery of body-shamers. We can’t hide…

Life’s Challenges

Idolatry seems to work

It’s not too hard to mock the Israelites for their seemingly endless fascination with worshiping Baal, the storm god of the Canaanites, and his…

Life’s Challenges

What would you do?

Hypothetical questions can be dangerous, but I’ll ask this one anyway. What would you be willing to do for 10 million dollars? In a…

Life’s Challenges

Someone hold my hand

This may not seem very manly, but sometimes I just need someone to hold my hand. I need affection. That’s what I love about…

Life’s Challenges

You’ve got a different view (Part 2)

(A four-hour flight means I’ve had plenty of time to mull over just how different the view is from my window seat as opposed…

Life’s Challenges

You’ve got a different view (Part 1)

As I’m writing this, I’m sitting in the window seat of an airplane. The woman in the middle seat has been looking out the…

Life’s Challenges

Nobody knows

“Nobody Knows the Trouble I’ve Seen” is an old African American spiritual song that was sung in the days of slavery way before its…

Life’s Challenges

I just want to be liked

“You want me to do what?!” Ever been intimidated by a job that you felt was just too far over your head? Welcome to…

Life’s Challenges

Why not just ask?

“Our Father in heaven . . . give us today our daily bread” (Matthew 6:9,11). I have prayed these words thousands of times. Not…

Life’s Challenges

What goes before a fall?

Things had been going so well. King Uzziah had been enjoying the Lord’s favor, and military security and economic prosperity followed. But Satan never…

Life’s Challenges

Don’t blend in!

On our island home, it’s easy to spot a tourist. It’s not just their white skin that gives them away. It’s their straw hats…

Bible 101

Life or death

All of us are a bundle of opinions on great movies we’ve seen, restaurants we like, favorite foods, coolest cars, and politics. These opinions…