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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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Who is God?

God’s secret agents

How does God get his agenda for earth accomplished? Let me count the ways: He can act unilaterally, with his unlimited almighty power, as…

Who is God?

God isn’t broke

The most obvious beneficiaries of the financial gifts of Christians are their churches, schools, and charitable ministries. That’s where the gifts become visible. But…

Social Issues

Lord, cast your vote through us

We are excited, Lord! This week we can participate in democracy. We can choose our leaders. We enter a voting booth like it was…

Bible 101

Really, Jesus? Be perfect?

One of people’s favorite ways of shucking off responsibility for their weaknesses and misdeeds goes like this: “Hey, I’m not perfect, y’know.” That excuse…

Life’s Challenges

Really, Jesus? Carry my cross?

Wouldn’t you like to think that becoming a Christian and living the Christian life will make your life better? Doesn’t Scripture promise that God…

Bible 101

The grand reunion

I’m kind of glad that I didn’t live in Bible times. I sure do look up to the heroes of our faith—Abraham, Moses, Samuel,…

Life’s Challenges

Turn on the light

We had friends over one night, and six kids were playing in the bedroom. The slightly bigger kids were turning the bedroom into a…

Social Issues

God and politics

’Tis election season (actually, it seems like it’s been election season for two years. Just sayin’ . . .) Is there anything in the…

Friends & Family

Really, Jesus? Hate my father and mother?

The Fourth Commandment expresses God’s timeless will for all families, directing all children everywhere to honor their parents. Jesus himself loved his mom and…

Living My Faith

Really, Jesus? Love my enemies?

Nobody could accuse Jesus of pandering to an audience. The prophetic task of proclaiming the Word of God was once described (apologies to journalist…

Living My Faith

The best treat of all!

“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these” (Mark 10:14). In…

Life’s Challenges

All your needs

Would you believe it if someone told you, “I can meet your every need”? What if that someone was your future spouse? your doctor?…