Calvin Hoogendoorn

Calvin Hoogendoorn

Rev. Calvin Hoogendoorn serves as senior pastor of First Christian Reformed Church in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Previously he served two churches in Illinois. He and his wife, Carla, have three daughters.

Devotionals by Calvin Hoogendoorn

June 30, 2011

Called to Grace

1 Peter 5:12-14
I have written to you briefly, encouraging you and testifying that this is the true grace of God. Stand fast in it.
1 Peter 5:12

June 29, 2011

Vigilant in His Call

1 Peter 5:8-11
Be alert and of sober mind. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour.
1 Peter 5:8

June 28, 2011

Equipped in the Call

1 Peter 5:1-7
Humble yourselves … under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.
1 Peter 5:6

June 27, 2011

Living Faithfully

1 Peter 4
They do not live the rest of their earthly lives for evil human desires, but rather for the will of God.
1 Peter 4:2

June 26, 2011

Living Witness

1 Peter 3:13-22
Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.
1 Peter 3:15

June 25, 2011

Living With Others

1 Peter 3:8-14
All of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.
1 Peter 3:8

June 24, 2011

Living Marriage

1 Peter 3:1-7
Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.
Ephesians 5:21

June 23, 2011

Living and Suffering

1 Peter 2:18-25
It is commendable if you bear up under the pain of unjust suffering because you are conscious of God.
1 Peter 2:19

June 22, 2011

Living Under Authority

1 Peter 2:13-14; Romans 13:1-7
Let everyone be subject to the governing authorities.
Romans 13:1

June 21, 2011

Called to Submission

1 Peter 2:13-17
Submit yourselves for the Lord’s sake to every human authority.
1 Peter 2:13

June 20, 2011

A Living Child of God

1 Peter 2:11-12
Live such good lives … that … [people] may see your good deeds and glorify God …
1 Peter 2:12

June 19, 2011

Holy and Privileged

1 Peter 2:9-10
You are a chosen people … that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness …
1 Peter 2:9

June 18, 2011

Holy Self-Examination

1 Peter 2:4-8
I want you to be wise about what is good, and innocent about what is evil.
Romans 16:19

June 17, 2011

Holiness and Slander

Ephesians 4:17-32
Rid yourselves of … slander of every kind.
1 Peter 2:1

June 16, 2011

Holiness and Envy

James 3:13-18
Rid yourselves of all … envy …
1 Peter 2:1

June 15, 2011

Holiness and Hypocrisy

Matthew 7:1-6
Rid yourselves of all … hypocrisy …
1 Peter 2:1

June 14, 2011

Holiness and Deception

John 8:42-47
Rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit …
1 Peter 2:1

June 13, 2011

Holy Love

1 John 4:7-21
Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth … love one another deeply, from the heart.
1 Peter 1:22

June 12, 2011

A Spirit-Filled Life

Romans 12:1-2
To God’s elect, exiles scattered … who have been chosen … through the sanctifying work of the Spirit…
1 Peter 1:1-2

June 11, 2011

Holiness According to the Truth

1 Peter 1:22-2:3
You have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.
1 Peter 1:23

June 10, 2011

Holy by Grace

1 Peter 1:17-21
It was not with perishable things … that you were redeemed … but with the precious blood of Christ.
1 Peter 1:18-19

June 9, 2011

Holy With and Like Him

1 Peter 1:13-16
It is written, “Be holy, because I am holy.”
1 Peter 1:16

June 8, 2011

Am I a Child of God?

1 Peter 2:4-8
“See, I lay a stone in Zion … and the one who trusts in him will never be put to shame.”
1 Peter 2:6

June 7, 2011

Assurance-Filled Children of God

1 Peter 1:8-12
Concerning this salvation, the prophets … spoke of the grace that was to come to you …
1 Peter 1:10

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