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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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Friends & Family

Sacrifices for the truth

We all like to be comfortable. As the saying goes, nobody wants change except for a baby with a wet diaper. Even if we…

Living My Faith

Work isn’t a four-letter word

A teacher, a nurse, a lender, and a welder. This isn’t the punch line to a joke. These are the occupations of my children….

Depression & Anxiety

Praying at our wits’ end

We hit our limits by getting ahead of ourselves: stretching, trying, straining, falling, adjusting, and trying again. We gain wisdom from overreaching. We learn…

Prayer

Answer to prayer

Have you ever said that something was an “answer to prayer”? That phrase is freely used to refer to any number of situations where…

Bible 101

God plays a long game

Try as we might, we can’t see into the future. We can guess, plot probabilities, and make predictions, but our ideas could be totally…

Bible 101

Threefold blessing

The triune nature of God remains a mystery. We admittedly trust and worship a God whom we don’t completely understand. Yet he isn’t eons…

Bible 101

Let there be people

Let there be people God began his work on the sixth day with the creation of land animals, both the wild ones and those…

Friends & Family

Fathers, be good

The song “Daughters” by famous musical artist John Mayer has a chorus that begins, “Fathers, be good to your daughters; daughters will love like you…

Bible 101

Early judgment day

Is God’s patience unlimited? In a sense it is. His mercy triumphs over judgment. Our Savior’s blood washes even the dirtiest sinner clean. His…

Bible 101

You’ll make it

The incarnation of Jesus is the centerpiece of human history for many reasons. God taking on human flesh sends a powerful message of how…

Friends & Family

Planning for marriage

As many brides are putting the finishing details on their dream weddings, two economics professors from Emory University are sounding a caution. In their…

Bible 101

Does God condone slavery?

The history of the “discovery” and settlement of North America celebrates great triumphs, but it also records dreadful abuses. Bringing Old World diseases to…