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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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On September 25, 2000, Kevin Hines paced the Golden Gate Bridge, ready to kill himself but hoping for something else. “I said to myself,…

Living My Faith

Light a candle for love

Candles are not essential to our lives anymore, but they have some profoundly important symbolic uses. One is to provide an aura of romance….

Living My Faith

Show and tell

Did you ever show up at kindergarten without an object for show-and-tell and decide to just do the “tell” part? Your classmates got fidgety…

Living My Faith

Get plugged in

The deadline for my devotions came up right in the middle of a busy time. Between school things and kid activities and work responsibilities,…

Bible 101

Where else would we go?

It was a roller coaster week for Jesus. “A large crowd was following him, because they saw the signs.” These were hungry people who…

Living My Faith

Pass the salt

Salt has a humble spot on our grocery lists. It’s not fancy or expensive. But imagine life without it! Salt preserves crunchy pickles, melts…

Living My Faith

Becoming intimate

If you read on hoping for some sex talk, you’re in for a letdown. Sex and intimacy were decoupled a long time ago. Intimacy…

Living My Faith

Great things

“What have you done for me lately?” Maybe that question has crossed your mind (or lips) recently. It’s in our DNA to object when…

Who is God?

Light a candle for hope

Back in the day, candles or oil lamps were the only way you could illuminate the inside of your house after dark. Candles were…

Life’s Challenges

Saving money God’s way

As recently as the mid-1980s, Americans were saving money at a 10 percent rate. That is, for every $100 they grossed, they would save…

Life’s Challenges

THINK

As we were leaving a picnic, my daughter spoke up, “I want to go with Grandma.” I piped up, “Ah, but does Grandma want…

Living My Faith

Peace is a gift of God

It is a pleasant fantasy of well-meaning people to want to believe that human nature deep down inside is good and kind, that conflict…