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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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Moms, you are valuable to Jesus

“Mary … sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted by all the preparations. … ‘Martha, Martha,’ the…

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Pray for people

I hear a lot of confessions about pornography. Both men and women, young and old, married and single schedule a time to talk and,…

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Seek and save

“For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost” (Luke 19:10). In October 2021, a hiker was lost in Colorado….

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You are not a black sheep

When Ananias reached out his hands toward the serial killer, I wonder if they were trembling. God had spoken directly to Ananias, sending him…

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Keep confessing

There is only one thing more agonizing than confessing your more embarrassing sins to another Christian. That one thing is confessing your embarrassing sins…

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The storms of life

My family and I were having a picnic, and it started to rain. As we watched the downpour, we started gathering up our picnic…

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Jesus’ friends

Who is your best friend? Friends are people you can trust through thick and thin. A highlight from my childhood, and maybe yours too,…

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What the dying would have done differently

A few years ago, Bronnie Ware, an Australian author, wrote a book about her experiences in listening to dying people. As she dialogued with…

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Drug court wisdom

The other day I was in a courtroom to offer encouragement to a friend facing serious legal charges for her drug-related decisions. The judge,…

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Hanging with coal?

When I was a kid, my pastor showed the kids at our church how friendships work. He took a giant ziplock bag and dropped…

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Stay away from fools

This might seem unchristian to say, but sometimes God wants you to stay away. There are people you know whom God wants you to…

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Your six hundred people

According to a 2013 New York Times study, you know about six hundred people. Put together your neighbors, family, friends, coworkers, church community, etc.,…