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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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Living My Faith

Ask God to give you himself

“Enough about me; tell me more about you.” The desire to get to know someone more deeply signifies that a relationship is there. It’s…

Who is God?

Christ’s autopsy

How do you know for sure Jesus died? Some say Jesus passed out from the pain and later recovered in the tomb. It’s eternally…

Living My Faith

Pay attention to God’s “wonderful deeds”

“I will give thanks to you, Lord, with all my heart; I will tell of all your wonderful deeds. I will be glad and…

Living My Faith

Progress & perfection

Do you think God’s happy when you’re making progress but not yet perfect? Consider that question as you listen to Paul: “Brothers and sisters,…

Friends & Family

When you’ve been hacked

On Facebook it’s easy to tell when your friend’s account has been hacked. You go from seeing family photos and funny stories to being…

Who is God?

Pastors should be more preachy

Don’t you love it (I mean, double-heart-eyed emoji love it) when people preach at you? No? Preaching isn’t the most popular word these days,…

Living My Faith

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…

Life’s Challenges

Add an “and”

A few years ago, I learned the power of the word and. I was preparing for a series called Gay & God, and I…

Living My Faith

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…

Living My Faith

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….

Living My Faith

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…

Living My Faith

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…