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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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Life’s Challenges

Don’t just get by

A famous superhero claims that his shield is made from the strongest metal on earth. Nothing can break it! In Ephesians 6:16, the apostle…

Life’s Challenges

A conversation with God

Here’s an honest conversation with God: “When my soul was embittered, when I was pricked in heart, I was brutish and ignorant; I was…

Life’s Challenges

What’s your secret?

Hello. My name is Jon Enter. Husband. Father of four. Pastor. Coach. Sin addict. And so are you. You may not see it. You…

Life’s Challenges

Guardrails

Over a decade ago, I heard a brilliant teaching on the need for adding rules to the Bible. If that sounds bad, it wasn’t….

Depression & Anxiety

Quiet; be still

I’ve never been in a boat in rough water. Have you? I almost drowned when I was about ten, so choppy water makes me…

Life’s Challenges

Lipstick and a toilet brush

A high school principal was frustrated by the repeated lipstick graffiti on the girls’ bathroom mirrors.  One day she asked a group of girls…

Life’s Challenges

Reassurance

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, nor height…

Life’s Challenges

How many motives?

If I made you write an essay listing all the reasons to avoid sin, how long would your essay be? I wouldn’t give you…

Life’s Challenges

DEBT: A four-letter word

Debt can make you do spiritually dumb things. Debt causes stress, affecting your relationships and your waistline. Debt causes fights over spending habits. Debt…

Friends & Family

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…

Life’s Challenges

Spiritual food

What is the most unique thing you have ever eaten? Let me take you to the island of Antigua. I was there on a…

Life’s Challenges

Self-control is a “fruit”

I wish self-control was a microwavable meal. Pop in a prayer request, wait a minute or two, and your self-control comes out, steaming and…