Jason ZuidemaJason Zuidema

Jason Zuidema

Jason Zuidema lives in Repentigny, Quebec, with his wife, Anna, and their three children. He is a graduate of Calvin Theological Seminary and currently serves as executive director of the North American Maritime Ministry Association. He is the author of a special Seafarers edition of Today devotions published by ReFrame Media in 2012.

February 28, 2014

Blessing and Strength

Psalm 84
Blessed are those whose strength is in you, whose hearts are set on pilgrimage.
—Psalm 84:5

February 27, 2014

Treasure in This World

Matthew 6:19-34
“Where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.”
—Matthew 6:21

February 26, 2014


Romans 8:22-27
The Spirit helps us in our weakness. We do not know what we ought to pray for, but the Spirit himself intercedes for us through wordless groans.
—Romans 8:26

February 25, 2014

Valley and Darkness

Psalm 23
Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me…
—Psalm 23:4

February 24, 2014

Seeds That Choke

Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
“The seed falling among the thorns refers to someone who hears the word, but the worries of this life and the deceitful-ness of wealth choke the word, making it unfruitful.”
—Matthew 13:22

February 23, 2014

Odor of Life

2 Corinthians 2:12-17
We are … the pleasing aroma of Christ… To the one we are an aroma that brings death; to the other, an aroma that brings life.
—2 Corinthians 2:15-16

February 22, 2014

Paul the Traveler

Romans 15:23-29
After I have completed this task … I will go to Spain and visit you on the way.
—Romans 15:28-29

February 21, 2014

Our Will or God's?

James 4:13-16
You ought to say, “If it is the Lord’s will, we will live and do this or that.”
—James 4:15

February 20, 2014

Journey's End

Hebrews 11:13-16
All these people were still living by faith when they died. They did not receive the things promised; they … were foreigners and strangers on earth.
—Hebrews 11:13

February 19, 2014

Completely Safe

Hebrews 7:23-28
Jesus … is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.
—Hebrews 7:24-25

February 18, 2014

Blind Guides

Matthew 15:10-14
“Leave them; they are blind guides. If the blind lead the blind, both will fall into a pit.”
—Matthew 15:14

February 17, 2014

Who Is Leading Us?

Psalm 119:105-112
Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.
—Psalm 119:105

February 16, 2014

God's Word and Passing Away

John 6:66-69
“Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will never pass away.”
—Matthew 24:35

February 15, 2014

God Is Present Everywhere

John 14:15-21
“Surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age.”
—Matthew 28:20

February 14, 2014

Days Like a Shadow

1 Chronicles 29:10-19
“We are foreigners and strangers in your sight, as were all our ancestors. Our days on earth are like a shadow, without hope.”
—1 Chronicles 29:15

February 13, 2014

Wings for Times of Trouble

Psalm 55
“Oh, that I had the wings of a dove! I would fly away and be at rest.”
—Psalm 55:6

February 12, 2014

Running for Your Life

1 Kings 19:1-18
Elijah was afraid and ran for his life.
—1 Kings 19:3

February 11, 2014

Do You Know Where You Are Going?

Genesis 12:1-8
By faith Abraham, when called to go to a place he would later receive as his inheritance, obeyed and went, even though he did not know where he was going.
—Hebrews 11:8

February 10, 2014

Out of Egypt

Numbers 13:1-3, 26-31; 14:1-9
Caleb … said, “We should go up and take possession of the land, for we can certainly do it.” But the men who had gone up with him said, “We can’t attack those people; they are stronger than we are.”
—Numbers 13:30-31

February 9, 2014

Jacob in Egypt

Genesis 47:7-12
“The years of my pilgrimage are a hundred and thirty. My years have been few and difficult, and they do not equal the years of the pilgrimage of my fathers.”
—Genesis 47:9-10

February 8, 2014

Ezra and God's Good Law

Ezra 7:25-28
With the wisdom of your God … appoint magistrates and judges to administer justice … —all who know the laws of your God. And you are to teach any who do not know them.
—Ezra 7:25

February 7, 2014

A Heavenly City

Hebrews 11:13-16
They were longing for a better country—a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God, for he has prepared a city for them.
—Hebrews 11:16

February 6, 2014

Counting Our Days

Psalm 90
Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.
—Psalm 90:12

February 5, 2014

Fixing Our Eyes on Jesus

Hebrews 12:1-3
Let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, fix-ing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith.
—Hebrews 12:1-2

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