Grace Moments http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments Daily Devotions en-us Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500Mon, 23 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500Sun, 22 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500Sat, 21 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500Thu, 19 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500Wed, 18 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500Mon, 16 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500Sun, 15 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500 Copyright (c) 2018 Time of Grace He welcomes me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/he_welcomes_me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/he_welcomes_me Tue, 24 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500 Most of the 23rd psalm is about the journey; the last two verses are about the arrival. Christ is portrayed no longer as Shepherd—now he is Host, throwing open the doors of the mansion, welcoming... He corrects me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/he_corrects_me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/he_corrects_me Mon, 23 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500 People like to see pictures of their country’s military technology—it gives them a feeling of security to see those sleek jet fighters and aircraft carriers and know how they are being protected. In the same... He protects me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/he_protects_me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/he_protects_me Sun, 22 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500 The physical world that your eyes can see and the infrared, UV, and atomic world that scientific instruments can “see,” are not all there is. The Bible reveals what is going on behind the scenes... He guides me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/He_guides_me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/He_guides_me Sat, 21 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500 The farther south you go in the land of Israel, the less rainfall there is. As farming gets more difficult, people’s lives depend on the raising of smaller livestock—sheep and goats. One of a shepherd’s... He restores me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/he_restores_me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/he_restores_me Fri, 20 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500 One of the hazards of reading extended metaphors in the Bible is the difficulty of knowing exactly how the ideas in the word pictures actually apply to your own life. The Shepherd Psalm is couched... He provides for me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/he_provides_for_me http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/he_provides_for_me Thu, 19 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500 Without a doubt the 23rd is the most famous of all the psalms. Many Christians know it by heart. It is often heard at funerals and murmured to people in their hospital beds. It has... If egos went missing http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/if_egos_went_missing http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/if_egos_went_missing Wed, 18 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500 Imagine a day when our egos run away. They don’t get what they want, so they take their ball and go home. They refuse to participate and vow never to return. Imagine a day when... Armed for battle http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/armed_for_battle http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/armed_for_battle Tue, 17 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500 Have you ever witnessed the sport of paintball? In paintball, players try to eliminate opponents by shooting dye-filled capsules at each other with special paintball guns. Although paintball is supposed to be fun, I’ve heard... That's not what I wanted http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/not_what_I_wanted http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/not_what_I_wanted Mon, 16 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500 Young children are known for honesty, sometimes painful honesty. The things they blurt out without thinking to their relatives at Christmastime can make parents flinch with embarrassment. Unable to conceal their childish disappointment as the... God is a pattern maker http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/God_is_a_pattern_maker http://www.timeofgrace.org/moments/God_is_a_pattern_maker Sun, 15 Apr 2018 04:00:00 -0500 God is a pattern maker. Like every skilled craftsman, he uses the good patterns repeatedly. There is the two-eye pattern. Every critter I can think of has two eyes spaced evenly on its head. Yes,...