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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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Bible 101

Two-way Christmas traffic

Of the many, many astonishing features of the events of the first Christmas, one of the most astounding is how few people noticed anything…

Life’s Challenges

When Christmas is hard

Is it hard for you to sing the song “Joy to the World” right now? Maybe you’re facing a layoff or handling a family…

Bible 101

Heroes of Christmas: Joseph

Joseph is a Christmas hero. God’s beautiful rescue plan for the human race really put this dear man through some changes. He had great…

Living My Faith

Who, me? Grudges?

“As far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us” (Psalm 103:12). How I love the…

Who is God?

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…

Living My Faith

Thanks anyway

It seems like Paul is expecting too much from us in his letter to the Philippians. In chapter 4 he presses a talking point…

Living My Faith

Give a eulogy today!

Do you know what a eulogy is? In Greek, it simply means, “a good word.” We often equate eulogies to funeral speeches, but such…

Life’s Challenges

I feel goaded by guilt

Do you know what it’s like never to feel that what you do for somebody else is enough? Or good enough? Are you insecure…

Living My Faith

Don’t harass the sheep

Sometimes I think Christians are so busy pointing out everything that’s wrong with the world that we become jerks for Jesus. The words we…

Bible 101

Heroes of Christmas: Mary

Zechariah and Thomas were doubters in the gospel stories. Mary was not. She is a hero not so much because of what she achieved,…

Living My Faith

The confessions of a man

I have a confession. It’s hard to be a man. I’m sure it’s hard to be a woman too, but I can’t speak to…

Social Issues

Unity in the community

We live in an age of bitter disunity. Our national politics are shrill and rough. Political parties gerrymander districts to make them permanently safe…