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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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My Father’s world

This is my Father’s world: The birds their carols raise, the morning light, the lily white, declare their Maker’s praise.  God put people in…

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Hey, you kids!

My ten-year-old buddies and I were messing around in a home under construction in our neighborhood. It was nighttime. We weren’t damaging anything, but…

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Jesus is the password

Website passwords are challenging. You know, between the capital letters, the special characters, and the lowercase letters, it’s hard to keep them all straight….

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Serenity

Reinhold Niebuhr was pastor of Bethel Church in Detroit during the time between two devastating World Wars. He had the habit of writing eloquent…

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The diversity of eternity

This past month, I immersed myself in trying to understand issues of race in contemporary culture, including inner city poverty, unconscious prejudice, and mass…

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God doesn’t show favoritism

God’s kind of like Blake Shelton, one of the celebrity judges from the Voice. It’s a reality show where singers try to impress a…

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#beautiful

When I look in the mirror, I see what lots of 40-somethings presumably see: sags and wrinkles and thinning hair. You older folks are…

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Hard words, happy hearts

I recently heard about a girl who was raised in a religion that added conditions to the gospel. “Believe in Jesus and you are…

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Find a reason to believe

“On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the…

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Peace and forgiveness in Jesus’ hands

What makes you nervous? What brings fear and anxiety to your heart? On Easter Sunday evening, Jesus’ followers had reason for anxiety and fear….

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Did Jesus have a beard?

Back in my college days, I wrote love letters to my girlfriend. I tried to be creative and fun. One time I mailed a…

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Grace teaches us

Grace has supernatural power to change people. Just ask that wee little man. If you grew up in church, you might have learned a…