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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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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…

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,…

Who is God?

A contrarian’s playbook

I’ve read that Jesus is the greatest contrarian in history. People see him going against the grain and doing the unexpected. On that basis,…

Who is God?

Immense patience

One of the unique terms that the Bible uses to describe the Holy Spirit is Paraclete, derived from a word in the Greek original…

Who is God?

From compost to kings

People from many nations call Antigua home. But they don’t all share the Antiguans’ love for salt fish and sous. When expats travel off-island,…

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Evidence of the Spirit: Love

Sometimes God is really, really obvious in his work. He once demonstrated his terrible wrath over human sin by sending massive amounts of water…

Who is God?

Two wrong notes

At my daughter’s Christmas concert, she was playing a hymn for everyone to sing along. The program said there were two stanzas to sing….

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Our best defense

Years ago I was on jury duty. I spent three days in a courtroom listening to arguments in a civil case. The plaintiffs charged…

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Jesus: The Lord saves

Over the years I’ve wondered why God so often chose to communicate with people through dreams. For instance, it was in his sleep that…

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Thankful for the Lord’s Supper

It’s pretty hard to be mad at people you’re eating with. There’s something about breaking bread with people that promotes intimacy, understanding, bonding, and…

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Happy Jesus?

Jesus seems terribly earnest, doesn’t he? Driving out demons, teaching crowds of people for many hours at a time, scolding his disciples for being…

Who is God?

Birthday praise

  Who was the first crafty kid to hustle his parents into praising him for being born? I’m trying to envision the conversation ….