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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

Walk with the wise

You’ve probably heard the saying that goes something like this: “You are the sum total of the five people you spend the most time…

Living My Faith

Love God more than anything

Peter Marshall was a pastor whose wife got tuberculosis and was bedridden for 18 months. To encourage her, he told her about a missionary…

Living My Faith

More roots, more fruit

The other day I read an article called “Tree Roots: Facts & Fallacies.” (Sounds interesting, I know.) The author wrote, “If a large portion…

Living My Faith

Abusive talk

One of my children patiently explained to me once why he would ridicule and belittle his younger sibling. “Dad,” he said, “I’m just getting…

Living My Faith

Called to love others

“Nobody’s in the mood to heal divisions; everybody’s in the mood to exacerbate them.” That’s what the political analyst said on the radio the…

Living My Faith

Ambition in the church

These are hard days to be in authority in the church. We live in an age of severe antiauthoritarianism. It seems as if nobody…

Living My Faith

There’s a discrepancy

Have you ever had buyer’s remorse over fast food? It can happen. I’ve seen it. Three friends and I were each ordering separately at…

Life’s Challenges

Lies: I won’t be happy unless I get my way

Ask a DJ—one of the most popular karaoke bar songs has to be Frank Sinatra’s signature “My Way.” Can’t you just see a guy…

Living My Faith

Above the crowd

“Jesus entered Jericho and was passing through. A man was there by the name of Zacchaeus. . . . He wanted to see who…

Depression & Anxiety

God is faithful

Ed’s wife struggled with anxiety. Often her fear of what might happen the next day would keep her up at night. Sometimes the anxiety…

Life’s Challenges

The cure for conflict

Have you ever seen a Newton’s Cradle? A Newton’s Cradle is the famous office accessory with the five metal spheres that hang in a…

Living My Faith

Guilt by association

Have you ever felt like you should distance yourself from certain people to make it clear that you do not associate yourself with their…