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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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Living My Faith

You want me to believe what?!

Reason is a gift of God. Reason aids us in understanding, if only partially, the beauty of God’s creation. However, if reason is misused…

Life’s Challenges

The rock that is higher

In northeastern Wyoming, a monolithic rock formation called Devil’s Tower rises 867 feet out of the dry and flat land. You can see it…

Bible 101

Jesus passed the test for us

Do you remember the standardized tests you took in school where you had to color in tiny circles with your #2 yellow lead pencil?…

Life’s Challenges

Temporary shame

While shame is a good thing (Jeremiah 6:15), God doesn’t want it to last too long. Just ask Eve. A few summers ago, I…

Bible 101

The Lord’s Prayer 101

You may or may not know that Jesus’ favorite thing to talk about was the kingdom of God. My simple definition of God’s kingdom…

Living My Faith

Treasure time

It is interesting how many of the verbs that apply to money also apply to time. You can spend time. You can waste time….

Who is God?

The real Valentine’s love

Today is Valentine’s Day. For many, Valentine’s Day has become a Hallmark holiday filled with sappy sentiment and red hearts … everywhere. But the…

Living My Faith

A victor’s crown

Would you sacrifice your life for your spouse? Of course! But would you sacrifice your pride or your preferences? Sometimes not. Are you willing…

Life’s Challenges

Hope for the future

I just love it when my seed catalogs arrive in the mail this time of year! I like to take a day—in the deepest,…

Who is God?

God alone

“For God alone my soul waits in silence; from him comes my salvation. He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress; I…

Depression & Anxiety

Plug in to the power source

A young man was studying to be a pastor when he learned that his brother had been killed. He felt he should be able…

Bible 101

3 essential verses if you feel ashamed

If you frequently feel shame, that humiliation over your sins that makes you feel like you don’t belong and that you need to hide,…