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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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Who is God?

Take the world, but give me Jesus

It is amazing how many giants of music and the arts today weren’t recognized as giants when they were alive. Schubert couldn’t find steady…

Living My Faith

Free stuff

Every August in Madison, Wisconsin, moving days are a bargain shoppers’ dream. As apartment leases end, college students fill the sidewalks and curbs with…

Who is God?

How much does Jesus love you?

I need to choose from my many shoes and shirts which to wear each day. As a matter of fact, I have to choose…

Who is God?

God is with you

It was mid-July. A discussion broke out in our car between our two older boys regarding when school was going to start.  “Not soon…

Bible 101

Who does that?

“Who does that?” That question can be a wonderful compliment, like when you hear a story of someone donating their kidney to a total…

Who is God?

Jesus woos, not woes

In one of Aesop’s fables, the wind and sun prepared to make a man shed his coat. The wind used its violence and force…

Bible 101

Truth lasts forever

There is a legend told about a feast thrown by King Darius of Persia (the Daniel and the lions’ den king). He gathered 127…

Who is God?

God is love

Want to hear three words that would have sounded wild to the religious crowd of the first century? Here goes—God is love. Read the…

Who is God?

Cut the engine

When I was 20 years old, I was writing for the local newspaper and found myself doing an interview in a three-seater Cessna airplane…

Bible 101

Do not fear the kingdom of God

One of the hardest/scariest things about Christianity is that it declares Jesus to be King. That means you don’t get to make the rules,…

Bible 101

Do you have a good memory?

Perhaps you’ve heard the phrase, “I was blessed with a bad memory.” The person who says this recognizes that it is a blessing not…

Living My Faith

Jesus isn’t a Gnostic

Have you ever heard of the Gnostics? Gnosticism was a very popular religion that exploded with growth in the early second century, making it…