Rebecca Jordan HeysRebecca Jordan Heys

Rebecca Jordan Heys

Rebecca Jordan Heys serves as a pastor at Calvin Christian Reformed Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She and her husband, Kyle, are the parents of two children.

Devotions by Rebecca Jordan Heys

March 31, 2020

He Loves You

Matthew 11:28-30
“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. . . . For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

March 30, 2020

Pass It On

Luke 10:1-7
The Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them two by two ahead of him to every town and place where he was about to go.

March 29, 2020

Preview: New Life

John 11:17-27, 38-44
“Lazarus, come out!” The dead man came out, his hands and feet wrapped with strips of linen, and a cloth around his face.

March 28, 2020


Matthew 16:13-20
“I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.”

March 27, 2020

Up a Tree

Luke 19:1-10
He wanted to see who Jesus was, but because he was short he could not see over the crowd. So he ran ahead and climbed a sycamore-fig tree. . . .

March 26, 2020

A Faith Like That

Mark 10:46-52
As Jesus and his disciples, together with a large crowd, were leaving the city, a blind man, Bartimaeus . . . was sitting by the roadside begging.

March 25, 2020

Practice What You Preach

Matthew 23:1-12
“You must be careful to do everything [the Pharisees] tell you. But do not do what they do, for they do not practice what they preach.”

March 24, 2020

Now I See

John 9
“Whether [Jesus] is a sinner or not, I don’t know. One thing I do know. I was blind but now I see!”

March 23, 2020

Upside Down

Matthew 20:20-28
“Grant that one of these two sons of mine may sit at your right and the other at your left in your kingdom.”

March 22, 2020


Mark 10:13-16
“Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.”

March 21, 2020

Threading the Needle

Matthew 19:16-26
Jesus answered, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven.”

March 20, 2020

Saying Thank-You

Luke 17:11-19
One of them, when he saw he was healed, came back, praising God in a loud voice. He threw himself at Jesus’ feet and thanked him.

March 19, 2020

Guest of Honor

Luke 14:7-14
“When you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, the lame, the blind, and you will be blessed.”

March 18, 2020

Stand Up Straight

Luke 13:10-17
“Should not this woman, a daughter of Abraham, whom Satan has kept bound for eighteen long years, be set free on the Sabbath day from what bound her?”

March 17, 2020

Caution: Slow Down

Luke 10:38-42
Mary . . . sat at the Lord’s feet listening to what he said. But Martha was distracted by all the preparations that had to be made.

March 16, 2020

Jesus Chose You

John 5:1-9
Jesus said . . . “Get up! Pick up your mat and walk.” At once the man was cured; he picked up his mat and walked.

March 15, 2020

A Dance with Two Steps

Mark 8:22-26
Once more Jesus put his hands on the man’s eyes. Then his eyes were opened, his sight was restored, and he saw everything clearly.

March 14, 2020

Surprising Grace

Matthew 15:21-28
She said . . . “Even the dogs eat the crumbs that fall from their master’s table.”

March 13, 2020

So Thankful!

Luke 7:36-50
She began to wet his feet with her tears. Then she wiped them with her hair, kissed them and poured perfume on them.

March 12, 2020

Stronger Than Death

Luke 7:11-17
“Young man, I say to you, get up!” The dead man sat up and began to talk, and Jesus gave him back to his mother.

March 11, 2020

Not Just an Interruption

Mark 5:25-34
She came up behind [Jesus] in the crowd and touched his cloak, because she thought, “If I just touch his clothes, I will be healed.”

March 10, 2020

Enough for All

Mark 5:21-25, 35-43
Immediately the girl stood up and began to walk around (she was twelve years old). At this they were completely astonished.

March 9, 2020

Check in to the Hospital

Mark 2:13-17
“It is not the healthy who need a doctor, but the sick. I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners.”

March 8, 2020

Raise the Roof

Mark 2:1-12
They made an opening in the roof above Jesus by digging through it and then lowered the mat the man was lying on.

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