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Bob Heerspink

Dr. Robert Heerspink was director of Back to God Ministries International from 2006 until 2011, when he passed away. He had previously pastored several Christian Reformed churches. Bob loved to write and was a frequent contributor to the Today devotional.

February 29, 2012


Philippians 1:1-6
“I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow.”
1 Corinthians 3:6

February 28, 2012

The Circle Broken

Colossians 2:6-15
Having disarmed the powers and authorities, [Christ] made a public spectacle of them, triumphing over them by the cross.
Colossians 2:15

February 27, 2012

God's Adopted Family

John 14:15-31
“I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.”
John 14:18

February 26, 2012

The One and Only

Isaiah 44:6-17
“This is what the LORD says— … I am the first and I am the last; apart from me there is no God.”
Isaiah 44:6

February 25, 2012

Finding Jesus

Matthew 26:6-13
“The poor you will always have with you, but you will not always have me.”
Matthew 26:11

February 24, 2012

Prayer Power

Revelation 8:1-5
The smoke of the incense, together with the prayers of God’s people, went up before God from the angel’s hand.
Revelation 8:4

February 23, 2012

The Exclusive Christ

John 14:1-14
“I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.”
John 14:6

February 22, 2012

Joy in Understanding

Nehemiah 8:1-12
All the people went away to eat and drink, to send portions of food and to celebrate with great joy, because they now understood the words that had been made known to them.
Nehemiah 8:12

February 21, 2012

Hidden Believers

1 Kings 19:9-18
“I reserve seven thousand in Israel—all whose knees have not bowed down to Baal …”
1 Kings 19:18

February 20, 2012

Pass it On

2 Corinthians 1:3-11
The God of all comfort … comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble …
2 Corinthians 1:3-4

February 19, 2012

Kingdom Alignment

Revelation 7:9-17
There before me was a great multitude that no one could count, from every nation, tribe, people and language.
Revelation 7:9

February 18, 2012

And in First Place ...

Matthew 10:32-42
“Anyone who loves their father or mother more than me is not worthy of me …”
Matthew 10:37

February 17, 2012

Dinner's Ready!

Luke 15:1-7
“This man welcomes sinners and eats with them.”
Luke 15:2

February 16, 2012

The Cost of Holiness

2 Timothy 3:10-17
Everyone who wants to live a godly life in Christ Jesus will be persecuted.
2 Timothy 3:12

February 15, 2012

Guilt and Grace

Psalm 32
I said, “I will confess my transgressions to the LORD.” And you forgave the guilt of my sin.
Psalm 32:5

February 14, 2012

On the Cutting Edge of the Kingdom

Ephesians 6:10-20
Our struggle is … against the rulers … the powers of this dark world and … the spiritual forces of evil …
Ephesians 6:12

February 13, 2012

The Way of Prosperity

Matthew 25:31-46
“Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”
Matthew 25:40

February 12, 2012

Drink and Live

John 4:1-14
“Whoever drinks the water I give them will never thirst.”
John 4:14

February 11, 2012

Stocking Feet

Exodus 3:1-10
“Take off your sandals, for the place where you are standing is holy ground.”
Exodus 3:5

February 10, 2012

The Gifts of the Nations

Revelation 21:15-27
The nations will walk by its light, and the kings of the earth will bring their splendor into it.
Revelation 21:24

February 9, 2012

Let the Walls Fall Down

Ephesians 2:11-22
He himself is our peace, who has … destroyed the barrier, the dividing wall of hostility.
Ephesians 2:14

February 7, 2012

Practicing Pentecost

Genesis 11:1-9
Utterly amazed, they asked: “… How is it that each of us hears them in our native language?”
Acts 2:7-8

February 6, 2012

The Gift of Hospitality

Genesis 18:1-8
Offer hospitality to one another without grumbling.
1 Peter 4:9

February 5, 2012

Held by God

Proverbs 28:18-28
Those who trust in themselves are fools, but those who walk in wisdom are kept safe.
Proverbs 28:26

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