Pastor Al Dagel makes sure that we understand that the message of salvation needs to be heeded. If not, sinners will continue on the path to separation from God, a continuation of condemnation. Don't stay on that path! Listen now.
Pastor Al Dagel wants to get the Word out, and he wants us to join the family of God now! Today is a good day to believe!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel offers you an invitation to go to the House of the Lord - first through Psalm 122 - then he invites you to Calvary Church, 5 Tulane, Pueblo, CO, for the Sunday services tomorrow at 9:30 AM. Pastor Al will be fulling the pulpit there, and you are very welcome to join the Calvary church family in worship.
Are you afraid of God? There might be good reason, but Pastor Al Dagel makes clear the fact that we need not fear for our eternal lives, if we know Him through His Son.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel looks at a basic need, water. We find that "Living Water" is a need that only Jesus can meet. Thankfully, He is up to the task!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel passed an "Internet Threat Test", found on the AVAST antivirus web site, and it got him thinking about the threats - temptations - that Jesus faced in the wilderness. Jesus passed those tests, and He will help you do the same! Listen now.
The difficult example of Hosea's complete love for his errant wife illustrate that anyone can be forgiven and received into God's kingdom. Today, Pastor Al Dagel invites spiritual adulterers to join the family of God.
Each week brings new opportunities to fulfill the '"Great Commission"! Pastor Al Dagel shares his response, a plan for a trip to India and a challenge for us to share the gospel wherever we are going!
The dedication of Pastor Al Dagel's youngest grandson, Carson, got Pastor Al to thinking about another baby dedication, found in the Old Testament. Listen now.
We find the same rock in both Testaments of the Bible. Pastor Al Dagel shares with us today, that Jesus is that Rock. Do you know Him? You can. e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for help, if you need Jesus.
A powerful attribute of God was revealed in the account of the burning bush. Today, Pastor Al Dagel urges us to closely consider holiness.
This is part two of a look at Lydia, a New Testament woman of strength and hospitality. Join Pastor Al Dagel in a look at how the gospel was spreading in the time of Paul.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel introduces us to Lydia, who opened her heart to Paul's teaching. You should do the same, if you have not yet done that. Listen now.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares a challenge from the 6th chapter of Daniel. Daniel help strong to his faith, in spite of persecution. Pastor Al Challenges us to be prepared to do the same.
If we are to live in the mode of grace, we must certainly have access to grace. Pastor Al Dagel tells us that access to grace comes through faith in Jesus. Don't miss out on grace!
To understand the cross, we must understand "sacrifice", and Pastor Al Dagel opens the door of communication to that subject today, using God's Word, of course.
In today's "Saturdays in the Psalms" episode, Pastor Al Dagel takes us to a place of comfort, Psalm 46, where we can find our Refuge and Strength.
Who showed the most faith in all of Israel? Listen to Pastor Al Dagel tell us about a centurion's faith!
In the United States of America, today is the National Day of Prayer. Pastor Al Dagel will be joining the Pueblo Association of Evangelicals at the Pueblo County Courthouse to lead our community in corporate prayer. Today's lesson deals with corporate and personal prayer. Please pray much today!
In the twelfth chapter of the book of Romans, Pastor Al Dagel found a sermon to share with us. Listen now!
Pastor Al Dagel recalls a sermon he preached forty years ago, and wanted to share the gist of it with us today. The message is still true!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel reflects on some of the ministry and Christian service positions in which he has served over the last four decades, and he tells us how God used those seasons of live to prepare him for this season of service through GraceMode and "Moments of Grace".
Isaiah said "send me." Paul was willing, and the Holy spirit sent Him. Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells of these two willing vessels, and lets us know that he, too, is being sent. He speaks of the upcoming trip to India in February of 2014. Your prayers and gifts of support are needed.
King David knew that military strength and loyal soldiers were not enough to bring him security. His trust was in the Lord. Who can you trust? Listen for the answer, and tell others about the One you can trust - Jesus!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares favorite verses from his Men's Bible study group, Iron Men, and he gives us an assignment to read after he shares. Be blessed!
When Paul called his day "acceptable" for salvation, it was true for those to whom he wrote. Pastor Al Dagel repeats Paul's words, and they are just as true for those who will hear them today.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel talks about praying fervently, all the while leaving the results in God's hands. It can be done!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares what he has gleaned from Paul's closing remarks to the church at Colosse.
Pastor Al Dagel has met some people, who think that they are not "that bad". Listen to his thoughts today on "Moments of Grace".
Pastor Al Dagel takes us to a place where an accurate and powerful sermon got the preacher stoned to death. Dare we stand that strong for the Gospel?
Another psalm begins and ends with "Praise the Lord." Pastor Al Dagel challenges us to do our days like that, too. This is Psalm 113.
Pastor Al Dagel takes seriously the instructions to pastors, found int Paul's pastoral epistles. Listen now, as Pastor Al tells of his own accountability group.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells us how the "no temptation" portion of Scripture can actually work for you.
Leave it to Paul to let others know that young followers were his choice to receive esteem rather than Paul, himself. Pastor Al Dagel wants us to listen to Paul.
In the light of yesterday's explosions in Boston, Mass., Pastor Al Dagel encourages us to bring comfort to the afflicted, wherever we may encounter them.
If you have ever wondered how you can find strength for today, listen to today's episode of "Moments of Grace". Pastor Al Dagel offers some good advice from God's Word.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells us of some upcoming plans for travel to India, and He wants us to know why he plans to go and what must be done befor it all comes about.
In today's "Saturdays in the Psalms", Pastor Al Dagel tells how he sees reason to praise the works of God in Psalm 111.
Paul's teaching in First Corinthians 15 shows us that the teaching we saw in the very early church continued on, and it is still fundamental for sound doctrine. Pastor Al Dagel brings up this message today.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares some biblical church growth principles. Honestly, each one of us should take these ideas and practices to heart, that others might simply see Jesus in us.
A powerful Colorado wind storm reminded Pastor Al Dagel of how the Holy Spirit birthed the church, coming to the gathered disciples with a sound "as of a rushing mighty wind". The coming of the Holy Spirit changed them, and He can change you, as well.
On a special day, a special baby was born, says Pastor Al Dagel. The birth announcement is found in Acts 2. Be ready to watch that baby grow. The birth of the church is today's topic.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells us some of what led to the birth of the church.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares Jesus' final instructions given to His disciples, and those instructions apply to us, as well.
A Psalm of Moses should not come as a surprise. He wrote the Pentateuch, and he was known as a man of God. Pastor Al Dagel shares this Psalm of Moses, Psalm 90, with us today.
Two disciples walked together, met Jesus and walked and talked with Him, and they were never the same! Pastor Al believes that it is time that we went for a walk through the Old Testament's teachings about Jesus!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares some of the reasons that he feels "most blessed". We at GraceMode pray that you, too, will be greatly blessed in the Lord and through the ministry of "Moments of Grace" and Pastor Al and Eloise.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel compares the possible complications of surgery to the certain outcome of our calling on Jesus for salvation. Sometimes a surgery must be repeated, but the sacrificial death of Jesus Christ need never be repeated, because "Once is enough!"
Today, Pastor Al Dagel finds "life" in the Gospel of John. This life is ours for the receiving! Listen now.
Although Easter has passed, there is still great power in the message of the resurrection! Pastor Al Dagel wants us to be aware that he will never stop proclaiming that He is alive, for He is risen as He said!
Share the excitement of the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the tomb, as Pastor Al Dagel shares from his own heart how this message still excites him.
In Psalm 22, Pastor Al Dagel finds evidence that the cross of Calvary was in God's mind long before the birth of Jesus in that little town of Bethlehem. Listen well, and you will see Jesus on that cruel cross.
It finally came to a point that had to be! Pastor Al Dagel tells us that Jesus kept to the plan. It was the plan of our redemption! Listen now.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells us about an unusual incident of the Master washing the feet of his followers. The Master did even more to serve us!
During "Holy week", Pastor Al Dagel wants us to see how two people responded to Jesus. He then want you to consider your own response to the Savior.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings us closer to the cross, exposing the threats uttered by the chief priests and other Jewish leaders. Jesus continued on His way to the cross anyway. Be glad that He did that for us!
Jesus cleansed the Temple on the second day of "Holy Week", because He wanted the way to God's forgiveness to be unencumbered. Now, even thieves can find forgiveness through Him.
The crowd's shout was a learned and anticipated response to the coming of the Messiah. Did you know that "Hosanna" means, "Save now!"? That request must now be personal, and when it is, Jesus is happy to save NOW!
Today, Pastor Al can be found praising God for His many blessings, so he takes us to Psalm 117, just to keep his praise to God in perspective.
Todoay, listen to Pastor Al Dagel expose the salvation of the Lord from both the Old & the New Testaments.
In today's episode of Moments of Grace, Daniel showed a foreign king's steward that it was good to trust the ones who trusted THE ONE TRUE GOD!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares his confession with us. Are you ready to confess? It will do you good.
In today's episode, Pastor AL Dagel shares eternal thoughts about an eternal kingdom. He begins with David's unfulfilled desire to build the Temple of God, and he finishes with the Kingdom of "the Son of David".
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings the conclusion of the look at Abraham and Isaac's exciting adventure, as we continue to look at the Road to Jerusalem this month.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings the first of two episodes focusing on Abraham and Isaac's mountaintop adventure. This account helps us understand why Jesus was on the road to Jerusalem and to Mount Calvary.
The 4th Psalm is today's bookmark in our Saturdays in the Psalms with Pastor Al Dagel. Pastor Al hopes that this episode will help us rest in the Lord's strength.
In today's episode of "Moments of Grace", Pastor Al Dagel brings to mind "Passovers past", pointing the way to Calvary.
Pastor Al Dagel moves ahead to finish the story of Lazarus. He was raised from the dead, ye the Pharisees & Chief Priests wanted him dead again. Why? Listen, and understand.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel sets the stage for tomorrow's stop of the road to Jerusalem. This background on His relationship with Lazarus is necessary for us to understand the threat that lay ahead, before He even set foot in the holy city before His crucifixion.
On the road to Jerusalem, Jesus met children. He knew why He was going to Jerusalem, and, in large part, it was for the children! Pastor Al Dagel wants us to see children as Jesus sees them.
While on His way to Jerusalem, Jesus taught about divorce, avoiding a trap set by the Pharisees. Jesus, after all, knew the Father's heart. Listen now.
One was religious, and one penitent. Jesus told how he saw the hearts. Pastor Al brings us closer to the cross, as Jesus taught on the road to Jerusalem.
In today's "Saturdays in the Psalms" visit, Pastor Al Dagel brings Psalm 84 before us, and he challenges us to go beyond these "Moments of Grace" to find even more in this psalm.
One of Jesus parables tells us why God answers our prayers, and Pastor Al Dagel make a point of the fact that part of that answer is certainly that God loves us very much!
Congratulations to Pastor Al Dagel and the GraceMode Board of Directors on the 6th anniversary of the devotioncast, "Moments of Grace"! Today, Pastor Al tells us the importance of anniversaries.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel talks of Jesus' final trip to Jerusalem, in which He continued to preach, teach and heal, that we might know Him to be the One Who never changes.
On the road to Jerusalem, Jesus met ten lepers. Pastor Al Dagel tells us in today's episode, that we are much like them. Find out why, as you listen today!
In today's episode of "Moments of Grace", Pastor Al Dagel tells of how bad company became family on the road to Jerusalem
When Jesus was making His way to Jerusalem for the last time, He continued preaching, teaching and healing. Why? Pastor Al gives his answer to that question in today's episode.
In today's Saturdays in the Psalms episode of "Moments of Grace", Pastor Al Dagel merges some of Psalm 119 with a Prophecy recorded by Isaiah. The Bible is never exhausted!
When you listen to a pastor, you have the right to say, "Sir, we wish to see Jesus." Pastor Al Dagel invites you to expect Christ proclaimed here on these "Moments of Grace".
Today, Pastor Al Dagel challenges us to share the love of God, His Word and Moments of Grace. Let's uses every tool at our disposal to reach the lost. GraceMode and "Moments of Grace" are here to help you do just that.
The healing and preaching in the early church had only one source, the resurrection of Jesus Christ> Pastor Al Dagel still believes in the power of the resurrection!
The Old Testament prophet, Isaiah, got his message about the suffering servant, the Messiah, directly from the Spirit of God. We get the message from Isaiah 53 and from the New Testament fulfillments regarding Jesus. Today, Pastor Al Dagel focuses on this chapter.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings us back to the first chapter of the book of Acts for a challenge. Be ready to define "your Jerusalem".
Today, Pastor AL Dagel takes a look at the destructive power of the tongue. There is a way for our tongues to be tamed, but we will need God's help!
Today's "Saturdays in the Psalms" brings us to Psalm 119. Let's be sure to let this book sink into our hearts.
Making plans can be practical, but Pastor Al Dagel wants us to take into consideration what James tells us, regarding plans.
The resurrection is the focal point of the faith that transforms. Pastor Al Dagel brings us mere moments of resurrection verses, but each moment is worth the listen.
In today's episode, hinges on two words, "I AM". Believe Pastor Al, when he tells us that "He IS". (The "He" is God)
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings us two similar accounts of offers from kings - one in the Old Testament, and one in the New Testament. The responses to the offers are greatly different! Listen for your offer at the end!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel helps us see the importance of why Noah found grace in the eyes of the Lord. Had that not happened, we would not even be here. Pastor Al wants us to understand that we, like Noah, can also find grace today.
Even the rich can humbly receive Christ, but Jesus told us that riches can stand in the way of that childlike humility - and thus salvation can be elusive. Pastor Al reminds us that with God, "elusive" is not "impossible"!
In Psalm 136, Pastor Al Dagel has found "forever mercy", that will have you stating this attribute of God over and over again! Get ready to say, "For His mercy endures forever".
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings words of comfort from I Thessalonians, tying two sections together to multiply our comfort from the Lord. This is one to share!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings us the familiar story of the prodigal son, but also notes that he was not to only prodigal mentioned. Listen now - you may be surprised by the second prodigal.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings us back to Luke fifteen's presentation of the lost and found parables of Jesus. Perhaps this one will hit close to home.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel begins a short series from Luke 15, in which we will see how the lost can be found. Today deals with a lost sheep. Is it you?
Often, Israel said the right words, but lived lives of unfaithfulness. Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells us of a salvation that is worth the wait, a wait for the Savior. Today, don't wait - receive Him.
As Pastor Al Dagel sees it, the time of becoming a new creation is the time to be making a few changes. Even though God does change us, we need to cooperate, making every effort to honor our Savior.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings us to Psalm 150, which begins and ends with the exclamation, "Praise the Lord!"
Elisha and Jesus were both used to restore life to the only sons of two women. Pastor Al Dagel believes that God can do anything, any time! Do you?
Pastor Al gives a few ways that you can help with our ministry. You'll want to do this!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells of one lame man's healing. If you need spiritual healing, that, too, is available. Share this one!
When Peter walked on the water, he still needed to bolster his faith. He was learning from the Master, but school was not out yet. Join Pastor Al Dagel as he talks about two who walked on water.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells us of the importance of bearing another's burdens and of bearing our own burdens. It really does make sense! Listen now.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel sports a theory of just what the Gospel writers and Apostles might be doing, if they lived in 2013. Listen now, and see if your thoughts are in tune with Pastor Al's thoughts.
Pastor Al Dagel takes us to Psalm 103, that we might, on this Saturday in the Psalms, bless the Lord together.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel enlists the help of John, the evangelist, to help us get a clearer look at love. Our hope is that you will "love" this episode.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel takes us to the 15th chapter of Romans to sow us how we are accepted by God and by the brethren. Many will want to hear this episode. You should share with your friends! Thanks!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel helps us see a little of what made Daniel special. He challenges us to be like that godly young man. Do you dare?
Even when others ignored them, Jesus found it logical to bless the little children. I do, too! How about you? Listen now, and make it a point to bless the little ones - witht the gospel.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel gives us a bit of insight into why the prophet Isaiah wrote the book that bears his name. We need to be sure to learn Isaiah's lessons.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells us of the plans of the righteous and the unrighteous. Here's a hint...God knows your plans.
It is never a good thing to run ahead of the Lord. King David knew this, and we can learn from his example. Pastor Al Dagel brings that example out in today's "Saturdays in the Psalms" visit to Psalm 27.
Those who blasphemed often met God's wrath and sudden death. When Jesus claimed to be God, the Son, He met with God's commendation. Pastor Al Dagel helps us get the picture right today. Listen now.
In today's episode, Pastor Al Dagel takes us from Isaiah to Luke's Gospel to show us Who Jesus is, but timing is everything, when it comes to finishing His work. Enjoy.
Sometimes the right question is answered with a wrong answer, and the desired end is lost. Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares a lesson from John 5, in which Jesus asked the question, got a wrong answer, and healed a lame man anyway. Trust Jesus to know your needs better than you know yourself.
God shows us that children can truly be spiritually alive, even to the point of leading adults to right thinking. Pastor Al Dagel shares the account of one such child, Josiah, by name, who led Israel as their king.
Pastor Al Dagel finds both comfort and challenge in the conclusion of Paul's first letter to the Thessalonian believers. We believe that you will, too. Listen now.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings us face to face with Nehemiah, as he felt a need to take action, but first, he needed to pray. Let's be like Nehemiah!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings us to Psalm 117, the shortest psalm, but don't be fooled. It is packed with teaching and blessings for you! Enjoy & share.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel looks into Isaiah 11 and 12, as he brings the coming Messiah into focus. What better focus of Grace could there be than Jesus, the Messiah?
In Paul's letter to the Philippians, the Apostle shares some intimate feelings of godly love for his friends. Today, Pastor Al Dagel takes Paul's lead in how he feels about you. Enjoy today's visit with Pastor Al.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel emphasizes the importance of knowing the Law and the plan of salvation along with the importance of sharing what you know with the next generation.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel explains the Passover's importance in the life of every believer today. You won't want to miss this episode!
The answer to today's title is very important for your eternity. Who do you say He is? Pastor Al opens the discussion by bringing Jesus discussion with His disciples into view. Listen carefully.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel reflects on his family heritage, comparing his heritage of faith to young Timothy's, as seen in chapter one of II Timothy. Please join Pastor Al in wishing his mom and sister a very happy birthday today, January 13th.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel resumes his weekly visit to the Psalms. Simply Psalms does not mean simple theology. In fact, "simple" is a great tool of communication.
Pastor Al Dagel wants us to know that we should be known as the fragrance of Christ. Tell me, how do you smell?
Pastor Al Dagel brings us back to an age-old question about how to have our sins forgiven. Now into 2013, we need to be sure to not neglect the basics of the gospel.
Pastor Al Dagel is back, after a severe bout with the flu, and his request to the Lord might still be, "That I may receive my breath". See how God has spoken through His Word - and through Pastor Al's latest illness.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel gives us an example of God's unseen presence that is intended to bolster our confidence in His promises. Listen carefully, and don't miss the application to your own personal battle field.
What the world thinks about love and what we should think about love come up for consideration in today's episode of "Moments of Grace". Like sweet chocolates, this episode is a tasty morsel to share.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings the Old and New Testaments into view, as two portions are found in harmony. Be ready to be blessed.
Wisdom, might and power all fall short, when they are used to achieve salvation. What does God want from us? Pastor Al Dagel shares the answer to that question in today's episode of "Moments of Grace".
Connect with Pastor Al at email@example.com.
Check out what Pastor Al Dagel has to say about how to listen to Bible teachers like Paul and Silas. Apply those principles to listening to Pastor Al on "Moments of Grace".
When two of Jesus disciples met the resurrected Messiah on the road, the did not recognize Him, but he soon let them know that He is alive forevermore!
Hard work is good for you, but Pastor Al Dagel found out that well used "DOWN TIME", breaks, vacations & days off, can actually make your workday more productive. His advice is simple, "Rest when you need it".
In today's episode of "Moments of Grace", Pastor Al Dagel brings an emphasis on, what else?, "GRACE".
On this first day of 2013, Pastor Al Dagel tells of God's great attribute of being slow to anger. This applies to us in eternal ways. You won't wnt to miss this episode. Happy New Year, everyone!
As we are about to embark on a brand new year, Pastor Al Dagel urges us to be certain that we, too, are brand new through faith in Christ. Perhaps others need what you already have. Let's be ready for 2013!
People often seem to need a "re-do" in life. Pastor Al Dagel believes that God often offers a second chance to get it right, when it comes to a relationship wit Him. As this year nears its end, God dis still ready to forgive those who have "blown it" in 2012. Pass the good news on to someone needing another chance..
In our Saturdays in the Psalms series, Pastor Al Dagel brings us to a psalm of ascents, Psalm 128, in which we learn something about wisdom and understanding.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel touches on the subject of "anointing", as seen in the Bible. This is just a touch,but may it touch your spirit! Don't miss listening to today's episode!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares some thoughts regarding the coming new year, including ministry opportunities and the need of much prayer.
Today's Moments of grace brings us a lesson in the opportunities of prayer, including Pastor Al Dagel's prayers for us and our prayers for him and the Board of Directors of GraceMode. Be blessed today!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel likens going to church without knowing Christ to children receiving a gift, but ending up playing in the box. Don't miss this message!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares a story of there being no room in an inn, where a Chinese innkeeper became a traveling family's hero by leading them to a kind of stable to spend the night. What a great Christmas Eve story! We at GraceMode wish you and yours a meaningful and happy Christmas time, with Christ at the center.
Herod pretended to want to worship the newborn King. He lied. The wise me did worship Jesus, and they gifted Him with royal gifts. Pastor Al Dagel wants to know what kind of worshipers we are.
Once again, David, the sweet psalmist of Israel, brings us with him on a short trip from feelings of abandonment to the joy of salvation. Pastor Al Dagel opens our "Saturdays in the Psalms" by bringing us some insight into Psalm 13.
Today, we break from Christmas to bring back an episode of assurance of God's hand on this earth. The Mayans missed the mark, but God is still on His throne, says Pastor Al Dagel.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel helps us understand the Bible's statements about a "young woman" and "a virgin". This is helpful, as we strive to understand how God could, indeed, become one of us.
Kids often write letters to Santa Claus, asking for many gifts. What should we ask fro our true provider of all good gifts? Pastor Al Dagel found a great example in Solomon's request, when God asked him what he wanted from God. Let's learn from Solomon.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel goes back to the beginning, when sin entered, and Christmas became necessary!
Just as Paul told the men of Athens about their misguided worship, today, Pastor Al Dagel challenges us to tell today's misguided worshipers the truth about the God (and the God-Man) of Christmas. We believe you will understand this challenge.
Bethlehem has a great place in Israel's history, but it is most famous for being the place where Jesus was born.
On this Saturday in the Psalms, Pastor Al Dagel opens his Bible to the 8th Psalm, where we see a picture of Jesus.
Jesus became one of us, that we might not be afraid of God's plan for us. He lived and died that plan, and now He is alive forevermore. We serve an awesome God!
Christmas visits are often very memorable. Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells of some such visits, one of which can still change the lives of any who accept that special Visitor.
For many, Christmas time is a time for gifts. Today, Pastor Al Dagel chimes in with agreement, but with a twist that the world may not fully grasp. He speaks of that "indescribable gift", and we all hope you have received that Gift.
Mary often pondered what certain things meant, regarding her firstborn Son. Pastor Al Dagel wants us to ponder things concerning that same child, born on that first Christmas day.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares the difference between Christmas lights and The Christmas Light, Whose Name is Jesus!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings us a little different slant on one account of the coming of Christ. It is found in Galatians 4. Please listen.
In today's "Saturdays in the Psalms", Pastor Al Dagel keeps his focus on the hope of Christmas. Our hope is in God alone.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel looks at the promised and coming birth of Jesus through the eyes of Joseph. This is "food for thought" for us.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel looks further into the two mothers-to-be in the first chapter of the Gospel of Luke. Two Spirit filled women give a wonderful account of God's faithfulness and love for both them and us.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells of the angelic announcement of the coming of the second baby's birth in Luke's first chapter. Today's surprised mother-to-be was none other than the virgin Mary.
The Christmas story doesn't begin with the birth of Jesus. Pastor Al Dagel takes us back a little, so we can build an understanding of the Christmas event from the standpoint of God's wonderful plan for our redemption.
As Christmas approaches, the thought of a special gift comes into Pastor Al Dagel's teaching. We believe you will like this gift!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel is the featured speaker at Calvary Church in Pueblo, CO at 9:30 AM. He gives us just a little of the feel for his message there today right here on Moments of Grace. This is just a touch, but we hope that these moments will touch your heart.
This sixth Saturday in the Psalms brings us to Psalm 23. Pastor Al Dagel brings a little different light to this very favored psalm of David.
Are your feet clean? More importantly ... are you clean - on the inside?
Today, Pastor Al Dagel takes us back to Romans 3:23, that he might clarity the main thrust of what Paul was telling the Roman believers. Enjoy this expanded look at this special verse.
In John 19, we read the words of Jesus, as He said, "It is finished", but Pastor Al Dagel shares some reasoning behind why that is enough, when the old way never was enough.
Ever wonder how to tell Jesus, "Thank You!"? Today's episode might just point you in the right direction. This one is short and sweet!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel revisits the book of Philemon. You will be challenged and blessed by today's episode. Share it with a friend!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares how Moments of Grace is funded, and he uses Matthew's 10th chapter to make his points. You may not have looked at GraceMode and Moments of Grace like this before. Enjoy!
In Psalm 63, Pastor Al Dagel finds King David thirsting for God. These "Saturdays in the Psalms" have left several thirsting for more time in the Psalms. Enjoy today's episode, and let God satisfy!
Today's episode is a keeper. Download it! Share it with your friends! Join Pastor Al, as we tell everyone why we are thankful. Remember - Thanksgiving Day may be past, but our thankful hearts must continue to sing His praises!
Thanksgiving should be something that all of God's children should give to the Lord every day. On this U.S. day of Thanksgiving, let us all participate, wherever we may be. Let us always, in every place, give thanks to our Great God!
Pastor Al Dagel takes his lead from Isaiah, who for saw the coming of the Savior. Pastor Al wears the robe of righteousness and salvation. What are you wearing in God's presence?
Today, Pastor Al Dagel makes us more aware that we must pass on our faith to the next generations, just as the people of Israel did, after being so charged by Moses before his death. Let's pass the torch!
After a good day of ministry, fellowship and thanksgiving with friends and family, Pastor Al Dagel shares the blessings of this kind of enjoyment with us. We trust that you will be blessed.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shows us some contrasts he found in people's lives, people like Peter and Paul.
Our Saturday in the Psalms is intended to be satisfying. Please enjoy!
Not only is the gift of salvation free, Pastor Al Dagel reminds us that "Moments of Grace" comes to you as a free gift, either on the internet or in the "Moments of Grace CD Club". Listen to why we do this for you.
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When leadership changes, there can be peace, harmony and a smooth transition. Pastor Al shares how a major transition went smoothly, as he examines' Joshua's stepping into Moses' sandals.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel wants you to know just how famous he wants to be. We don't think you will be surprised to hear that he is not about getting famous. He and GraceMode are all about bring the Savior into the spotlight. Let our Savior be famous for His great salvation! Pass it on!
Is your heart clean and pure? Compared to God's holiness, where do you stand? Pastor Al Dagel brings us the answer from God's Word, and our desire is that you will be found to be depending on God for your salvation.
A millstone is one necklace you do not want to wear around your neck. Pastor Al Dagel reminds us of Jesus harsh words for those who lead children in the wrong direction concerning salvation.
The new song of the people of the Lord really is the sweet song of salvation. Pastor Al Dagel tells us that we can sing that song, and we need not fear what lies ahead, because the salvation of God is forever.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel takes us to a place of cleansing, as he tells of ten who were cleansed from leprosy. He then brings the focus on our need for cleansing, and he tells us that the source o cleansing in both cases is the Same - Jesus!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares an encouraging message from I Peter, chapter one. We should be encouraged to know that we can know more than the prophets knew, even as they wrote down God's Word.
Need peace? Oh, the power of the spoken word of God the Son. Pastor Al Dagel believes that the One Who calmed the waters can also calm our hearts.
The elections held in the U.S.A. are not as worrisome when we know the results of God's election of His own Son to become the perfect ruler and the perfect sacrifice for our sins. Pastor Al Dagel brings it together for us in today's episode.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel addresses integrity in the workplace. Paul set the stage in Colossians 3, and Pastor Al urges us to serve our employers well, since, in reality, we we serve Christ. Happy Monday, everyone!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares the news of the birth of his third grandson, Carson Alan Graham, but he is also eager to share the biblical account of an even more exciting birth, the birth of the son of God. Both accounts give us cause for rejoicing!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel continues the series of "Saturday with the Psalms". Be blessed by the psalms, and look for a different psalm each Saturday for a while!
Today, some people who got it right, but were unchanged, got Pastor Al Dagel's attention. You will understand what it takes to really get it right, if you listen today.
The Apostle Paul urges us to imitate him, and today Pastor Al Dagel urges us to to the same. imitate Paul - or anyone who is busy imitating Jesus!
Job's counselors were perfect examples of great counselors ...until they opened their mouths. Pastor Al Dagel urges us to be there for those needing "silent counsel". This is dedicated to "the hurting".
Pastor Al Dagel connects the saving power of God the Father and God the Son, Jesus, to the point of our need for a Savior. Don't miss this connection!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares both the gospel and some ministry philosophy. You won't mistake the intent in today's episode.
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Pastor Al Dagel encourages us to be just who God wants us to be, rather than to be just like someone else. Listen, as Pastor Al lets the example of one prophet of God show us God's attributes, in spite of that prophet's rebellion.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel begins a special emphasis on the Psalms. Listen for the next several Saturdays, and spend time with Pastor Al and some selected Psalms. Expect a blessing!
God's Word gives Pastor Al Dagel the confidence that God will provide for the outreach ministry needs for GraceMode. He'll provide for you as well, if you are faithful.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells of one on one evangelism, as he introduces the Moments of Grace CD club. Subscribe at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Today, be ready to hear an awesome prayer, first uttered by King Solomon at the dedication of the Temple, which he had built. Pastor Al brings this prayer to you as a gift from GraceMode and from God's Word. Enjoy!
Today's episode takes Pastor Al Dagel to two nines, that is, he will take us to the ninth chapters of two books, Acts and I Corinthians. It is all about the calling. Please listen!
In Psalm 46, Pastor Al Dagel has found a Refuge in the God of Jacob. We trust that you, too, will find your refuge in God!
The first 5 verses of John's Gospel gave Pastor Al Dagel just what he needed to point us to the light! Give it a listen!
Pastor Al Dagel has trouble picking a "favorite" Bible verse. You will understand why, when you listen to this episode of "Moments of Grace.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel takes a look at the power of the truth - verses the power of lies. Watch for the truth to be evident here.
Pastor Al Dagel relates a lesson on sharpened scissors in today's episode of Moments of Grace. You may learn something about Pastor Al today, and we hope that you will learn something about God's ways, as well.
I must confess: I am a believer in Jesus Christ. What is your confession? Listen to Pastor Al Dagel's basic teaching of the confession of faith in Christ.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel likens a biblical battle won by David, the young shepherd, who would become the King of Israel, to the battle to get the gospel out to the lost world in which we live. We believe that you will find the comparison interesting. Listen now.
Grace and peace to you from God the Father and our Lord Jesus Christ, is our thought for the day. Pastor Al Dagel speaks of grace today. It is just for you.
Are you ready to obey the "Great Commission?" Pastor Al Dagel wants you to understand that you need not be a "professional" minister or missionary to be expected to go and tell others, even if you just tell while you are heading to the grocery store. Listen, and it will make sense.
This episode gives the believer reason for comfort, and Pastor Al Dagel also prays that seekers will find the peace they need in Christ. Either way, it is time for you to relax, and listen.
Words are important, and Pastor Al Dagel shares his thoughts about our words today. May our words fit with Whose we are.
Paul's letters to Timothy still speaks to Pastor Al Dagel, and our hope is that today's episode, grounded in God's Word, will speak to you, as well.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel encourages us to spend time with the Lord. He suggests getting alone with His and His Word "early". Don't neglect this timely advice!
In today's Scripture adventure, two were healed (one from the dead), and Pastor Al Dagel offers us a spiritual equivalent, in that we can turn to the Great Physician for spiritual healing and life. We call it "salvation".
King David's cry to the Lord is the same cry Jesus uttered from the cross. The "why" is answered by Pastor Al Dagel in today's episode of "Moments of Grace".
Pastor Al Dagel shares some thoughts from the writings of the Apostle Paul, as he urges us to walk in unity. Let's do that, for the sake of the Gospel!
Today's episode encourages us to pray for Pastor Al Dagel and the Board of Directors of GraceMode. Paul led the way in training and in asking for prayer. Your prayers and support (by telling others, sharing on FB, giving financially and more) are vital to our ministry wherever the devotioncasts and personal ministries are found. Thank you. Look us up at www.gracemode.org.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel introduces us to a woman named Hannah. If you don;t know her yer, you will be glad to meet her in today's episode.
After watching a political debate, Pastor Al Dagel turned to the One with the reap plan for the ultimate change for the better, the returning King of kings. Open your Bible to the twentieth Psalm, and listen, as Pastor Al avoids the politics of the day, looking to Jesus to lead the way.
Pastor Al shares how God tested Israel of old and how He tests Christians today, and he came up with a challenge for us to pass the test! It may not be easy, but, with God's help, we can be victorious!
Today, Nehemiah 8 makes sense to Pastor Al Dagel. It encourages him to continue to preach and explain the Word. We believe that it will makes sense to you, too.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells of the life saving efforts of two queens and one King. In these examples, Pastor Al finds a challenge for himself and for us. Let's listen, and take the challenge to heart.
Not only did Jesus' words tell of His deity, Matthew 9 helps us see that His actions backed up His words. Pastor Al Dagel wants us to understand that Jesus is, the Son of God! That is what the bible tells us, after all.
This episode has been a blessing, and is being brought back today as a gift to you. This is dedicated to our friends who are, indeed, undergoing persecution because of your stand for the Gospel of Christ.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel takes us to the second chapter of Ephesians for a look at salvation by grace, the only "works" needed being the work of Christ on the cross.
Pastor Al Dagel loves to learn from God's Word. Don't you? Today, Pastor Al shares some repetitive phrases that, he believes, we should take to heart.
Jesus told us of a great love a friend can demonstrate for another, but he then demonstrated an even greater love for us, in that while we were still sinners, He died for us. Pastor Al Dagel shares Christ's command for us in today's episode of "Moments of Grace". Be ready to obey!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel takes us to the beginning, and he brings us right to the conclusion, in a sense. This is an episode worth telling others about.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel passes on some great advice, courtesy of King Salomon and the Book of Proverbs. We believe that you will benefit by taking heed of this "free advice".
Today, Pastor Al Dagel lets the Scriptures describe the crucifixion, that we all might understand just what Jesus did for us. He paid our debt in full!
Think, for a moment, of what God offers the rebellious sinner. Pastor Al Dagel wants us to grasp the wonder of salvation and be sure that we are His children by faith in Jesus.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel talks about honesty, as displayed by just weights and "absolutes". You will easily understand what God's standards are, since the message comes from His Word.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel introduces a new ministry of GraceMode, our Ladies' Bible Study, known as "Iron Ladies". You will enjoy a look at a special woman found in Provers 31:10 through the end of the chapter.
When a slave was changed by faith in Christ, Paul felt obligated to write to the slave's master, urging him to have a new attitude toward his returning slave. Pastor Al Dagel wonders if we might also need an attitude adjustment. Listen, and be honest with yourself and with God.
After reading the Gospel of Mark again, Pastor Al Dagel couldn't help but be excited about what the Gospel power still means. Share the excitement, as you listen today.
Pastor Al Dagel tells of God's conversation with Job, and much more in today's episode of "Moments of Grace."
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares an exciting reason to praise the Lord. Just think of all that He has done for you! Psalm 66 got Pastor Al's juices flowing, and you will feel the excitement, too.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel is officiating another wedding. The counseling is done. The rehearsal is behind us. Now comes the task of letting this marriage ceremony (and the marriage itself) show a clear picture of how Christ loves His Bride, the church.
You can tell that Isaiah knew something special about God's plan of the redemption of our fallen race. Pastor Al Dagel brings it out, as he shares from a biblical favorite, Isaiah 53.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel noticed the integrity of Daniel. Take note of who else noted the same thing in today's episode.
Today's episode of Moments of Grace is dedicated to those in battle, whether it it spiritual, physical or emotional in nature. This episode brings back an episode that is powerful. You won't want to miss it. If you know someone in turmoil and fear, this episode would be a good one for you to share.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel concludes the discussion of God's blessing and peace offered to us, as seen in Numbers 6: 22-27. Misses yesterday? It is still ready for you to listen. Tell someone about Moments of Grace today.
The blessing given to Israel is the subject of Pastor Al's message today. We, too, may enjoy these same blessings - and more!
In today's devotioncast, Pastor Al Dagel talks about the God of Naomi, the God of Ruth, and the God Man, Jesus.
After reading all that was in the book of Ephesians, Pastor Al Dagel found a verse in the final chapter that, for him, brought everything together, providing the power to obey all that Paul set before the Ephesian believers - and before us.
Pastor Al Dagel knows that we must, indeed, be ourselves, but he also knows that others can help us by their examples. Such is the case with Joseph. Such was the case with Corey Ten Boom.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel gives accounts of two blind beggars. One was helped, and one was healed. You'll get the point, but only if you listen to today's episode.
Every once in a while, we need to be reminded of the basics of the gospel. Today, Pastor Al Dagel offers us such a reminder. This is a good episode to share with a friend. Why not introduce him or her to "Moments of Grace" and our Savior?
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells us about the book of First Kings. Why? He wants us both to get the "gist" of the book and go gain a desire go get into the book on our own.
Today's episode of "Moments of Grace" is kind of fun, but in the end, Pastor Al Dagel gets right to the point of what people need to see in us.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel answers the question of who Jesus really is. This is simple, convincing and a great one to share!
How is your faith. Are you willing to be the person God wants you to be? Pastor Al Dagel tells of Gideon's faith of "Ifs" and how we can have even better faith in our great God.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel simple tells us what the ministry of GraceMode is all about. His desire is to please God in both word and deed. His wife Eloise is also of the same mindset! Let's be thankful!
Here is a glimpse of the Book of Revelation. Pastor Al Dagel's desire is to encourage us to get into the Word. See how exciting it can be!
Pastor Al Dagel wants us to understand that sharing the gospel message is not just for a particular denomination or group of Christians. All believers are commissioned to share the gospel message of salvation. It is a command, not a competition!
Every once in a while, it is good to stop, regroup, rest, plan and prepare to re-enter the battle, race, game or whatever is before you. Take just a few moments right now to recharge your spiritual batteries. Then get back at life!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells how the "I can handle it" mentality falls short, unless you rely on God to handle whatever "it" might be.
Pastor Al Dagel remembers his first time in the pulpit, and he shares that memory with us today, but there is more in it for us, since, we, too, have a history and memories. Enjoy this episode.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel talks about the wear and tear that one might find on furniture, and likens it to the marks that may define believers as having increased in value because of the "wear and tear" we may have suffered.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel talk a little about the source of light, and he invites us to be bearers of that light.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel takes us back to the time of Elisha, and the time will be well spent. This is a "best of" candidate.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel gives us an overview of God's Word. Our hope is that this episode of "Moments of Grace" will inspire you to dig into this awesome book!
Psalm 142 gives Pastor Al Dagel an opportunity to teach us to love the psalms, in all of their categories. We believe that you will be able to identify with this psalm, in which David cries out to God. We can pray like this, too.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel challenges us to get busy telling others about Jesus. His logic is pretty good. We believe that you should get right to it!
Today we bring back one of our favorite episodes of Moments of Grace. Pastor Al Dagel's look at the 117th Psalm will get you saying "Praise the Lord"! This episode is on the list of "The Best of Moments of Grace", soon to be on CD.
Sometimes the Word of God gives us much more if we spend time in the Old Testament. Pastor Al Dagel tells us that it always helps us to understand God's ways in our times.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares the basics of why Moments of Grace is here.
Both the New and Old Testaments again caught Pastor Al Dagel's attention, and he shares some thoughts about our image mentality.
Pastor Al Dagel found another perfect match in both the old and new testaments of the Bible. Listen and see what always speaks to him. Perhaps it will speak to you today.
Today, Pastor Al tells us how we can trust God in everything. He tells us by using David's example, and we believe that you can, indeed, learn to trust the same God in Whom David put all of his trust.
Today's devotioncast focuses on the Book of Ezra. Pastor Al certainly found the plan of redemption plainly unveiled in this book. Get your Bible out, and give this a listen, especially to Ezra 3:12.
This episode is an encourager. Pastor Al always encourages us to read God's Word, apply it to our lives and to be excited to be included in His plan. Enjoy today's episode!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel makes clear to us how important an orderly account of all that Jesus' coming, teaching, death, burial and resurrection is to our understanding the whole of the gospel.
Today's teaching on The Lamb of God is just for you. Pastor Al Dagel tells us in this episode that, when God saw the sacrificial Lamb of God Who takes away the sin of the world, He saw Himself. Tell everyone about this Lamb.
God has been our Provider throughout the generations. Today, Pastor Al Dagel tells about God, Who is our dwelling place, but He sent Jesus that He might prepare a dwelling place for us. That dwelling place is known as heaven.
Ancient Israel continues to teach us by example, not always what to do, but often what not to do. Often, they went back to their old ways after seeing God's Hand at work. Pastor Al Dagel tells us that we need to be obedient, rather than having to be called on the carpet by judges or enemy nations! God is good - all the time!
Some time ago, Pastor Al and Eloise Dagel were treated to a performance of "The Song Of Pueblo", and that has gotten him thinking about what he calls "The Song of Salvation." We believe that you will enjoy this "song".
In the book of Leviticus, Pastor Al Dagel found some interesting teaching about sacrifices. Be blessed by today's episode of "Moments of Grace".
Enjoy the final in a seven part series Pastor Al Dagel brings us, as he focuses on "the Lord's Prayer". If you missed any, just go back and start with the episode entitled "Our Daily Bread." Why not tell someone else to listen?
In this sixth episode in a series, Pastor Al Dagel talks about the scariest petition found in the Lord's prayer. Listen, if you dare.
The Lord's prayer continues to bring us food for thought, as Pastor Al Dagel continues this exciting series on this often recited prayer. Please consider telling others to listen, going back a few days to the start. Thanks!
When we pray, it is imperative that we let God be God. Whose will is perfect? That concept should drive our prayer life into the arms of Jesus. This is the fourth in a series presented by Pastor Al Dagel, as he leads us through what is known as "The Lord's Prayer."
In this third part of a series considering the Lord's Prayer, Pastor Al Dagel focuses on the Kingdom. Don't stop thinking about the kingdom when Pastor Al concludes this message or the series. Keep digging. Know God's Word for yourself!
In today's episode of Moments of Grace, Pastor Al Dagel continues in a series revolving around the Lord's Prayer. This is part two, and you won't want to miss a single installment!
In what is commonly called "the Lord's prayer", Jesus instructed his followers to ask not for a week's worth, but for "daily bread. How satisfied are you with what you have today? Listen, as Pastor Al Dagel begins a look at this precious prayer.
This episode talks about Peter, a disciple in training. He got the training, and he became an apostle, a bold witness. You and I can be disciples in training, too. Listen to Pastor Al Dagel, as he tells us about being disciples in training.
Once in a while, a verse just says it all. Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares such a verse, and we believe that you will love this verse!
Many have been talking about the Colorado theater shooting. Many mourn, and some have their "God stories." Grief and mourning are nothing new to us, and Pastor Al Dagel shares a biblical account of mourning turned into joy.
Paul knew that he would receive a victor's crown, but did you know that there is room for more than one victor in this walk with Jesus? Listen today, and tell us what you think! Go to email@example.com with your comments.
Pastor Al wanted this episode brought back as a reminder of how we must seek the Lord when we find ourselves not looking for Him. For many, it is a time for surrender! Does this episode speak to your heart? If so, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
God does not judge our worth by big numbers in our churches or by the number of people we may lead to salvation through faith in Christ. He values us! When we serve Him while on the move, He will give us the ultimate victory! Listen to what Pastor Al says about victory today.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel shares some thoughts concerning getting into the Book of Psalms. This is a great book to read from daily!
Pastor Al Dagel just had to bring a bonus episode after the three part series on Romans twelve. Watch out...it deals with how to treat your enemies! Listen very carefully!
As Pastor Al Dagel reflects on recent murderous attacks in Colorado and around the world, he brings worship into view through the example of Job, who lost all, yet continued to worship. We encourage you to pray for the families of those who have recently suffered the loss of loved ones.
In this, the third in a series of devotioncasts rooted in Romans 12, Pastor Al Dagel makes sure that we keep our focus on serving the Lord. Enjoy, apply, and be blessed!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings part two of a three part series in the twelfth chapter of the book of Romans. Listen to what Paul teaches us about the body and our spiritual gifts.
Today, Pastor Al Dagel brings us part one of a three part series from Romans 12. Enjoy today's episode, and be ready for the next two. Tell someone else that this is a good three days to listen!
Today, Pastor Al Dagel exposes the error of worshiping false gods and shows us the truth that transforms.
How can a mere mortal change the mind of God? Pastor Al Dagel tells how a sinner can change what God was going to do to him. Honestly, it is what God wants. Listen today.