For such a small book, Grace For the Moment has had a major impact on countless lives. With more than a 1,100,000 copies sold, this devotional continues to touch lives as it emphasizes the help and hope of God in everyday moments. Each daily reading features devotional writings from Max Lucado's numerous bestsellers as well as a Scripture verse selected especially for that day's reading.
“The power of the prayer, in other words, does not depend on the one who makes the prayer, but on the one who hears the prayer.” (Page 98)
“God loves you just the way you are, but he refuses to leave you that way. He wants you to be just like Jesus.” (Page 29)
“God never said that the journey would be easy, but he did say that the arrival would be worthwhile.” (Page 180)
“You may go days without thinking of him, but there’s never a moment when he’s not thinking of you.” (Page 28)
“Our prayers may be awkward. Our attempts may be feeble. But since the power of prayer is in the one who hears it and not the one who says it, our prayers do make a difference.” (Page 67)
Max Lucado (1955– ) is a best-selling author with over 50 books and 65 million copies in print. He’s been named “America’s pastor” and “the best preacher in America.”
Lucado studied biblical and related studies at Abilene Christian University. He served as Associate Minister at Central Church of Christ in Miami, Florida and Church Planning Missionary in Rio de Janeiro. Lucado is a minister of preaching at Oak Hill Church in San Antonio, Texas, where he has served since 1988.
In 1991, Lucado began developing a radio broadcast called UpWords Ministries. The inspirational messages featured on UpWords with Max Lucado are heard in over 1,400 radio markets around the world.
Three of Lucado’s titles have been recipients of the Gold Medallion Christian Book of the Year award: Just Like Jesus, In the Grip of Grace, and When God Whispers Your Name. Other notable titles by Lucado include Grace for the Moment and Facing Your Giants.