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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

Thorns protect the flowers

I never want to romanticize suffering. I take it very seriously. But I can’t overlook what God has done through suffering people. Suffering made…

Living My Faith

Devoted to the Word

In describing Christianity, the brand-new movement that was about to change the world, Dr. Luke tells us, “They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching”…

Who is God?

Creation is in the rest of the Bible too

The Genesis accounts of God’s creation describe his amazing power, wisdom, and love for his human creatures. But the creation accounts also show that…

Living My Faith

God loves a cheerful giver

The other day my eight-year-old and I were playing driveway volleyball when we saw our elderly neighbor. She was standing in front of her…

Living My Faith

A proverb and a prayer

“Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Then you will win…

Living My Faith

Easter sets us free from death’s sting

Richard was on an airplane eating his lunch when he felt something land in his hair. He rubbed his head, which caused the scorpion…

Living My Faith

Reflector

“The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection.”—George Orwell The struggle of many artists, musicians, and authors is that perfection…

Living My Faith

Do you tremble at the words of God?

Every Holy Week, amid the sad and somber stories of the crucifixion of Christ, our congregation sings the old spiritual “Were You There?” Do…

Who is God?

A life-changing sentence

If you could pick any person—any friend, any family member, any celebrity, any pet, anyone alive or passed on—to walk through the door and…

Living My Faith

The spiritual-but-not-religious experiment

Do you know someone who is “spiritual but not religious”? After witnessing a thousand sex and/or stealing scandals and overhearing a million petty fights…

Living My Faith

Trash mouth

Think back to your younger years. Where did you learn the meaning of “street” words, i.e., cussing, swearing, body parts? Probably from your (slightly…

Life’s Challenges

Save us from success!

What do you think of Gideon? In Judges chapters 6-8, we meet a nobody named Gideon whose faith seems remarkably flawed. When Jesus appears…