Jerry Hoytema

Jerry Hoytema

Pastor Jerry Hoytema is a retired minister living in Ontario. In his retirement he has served several churches as an interim pastor. He and his wife, Winnie, have four children and 13 grandchildren.

Devotionals by Jerry Hoytema

March 31, 2008

Always Remember

1 Corinthians 15:12-20
Remember Jesus Christ, raised from the dead.
2 Timothy 2:8

March 30, 2008

Follow Me!

John 21:18-23
“You must follow me.”
John 21:22

March 29, 2008

Do You Love Me?

John 21:15-19
The third time [Jesus] said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?”
John 21:17

March 28, 2008

A Battle With Doubt

John 20:24-31
“Put your finger here … Reach out your hand and put it into my side. Stop doubting and believe.”
John 20:27

March 27, 2008

Why Simon?

Luke 24:33-35
“It is true! The Lord has risen and has appeared to Simon.”
Luke 24:34

March 26, 2008

Stay With Us

Luke 24:13-32
But they urged him strongly, “Stay with us, for it is nearly evening; the day is almost over.”
Luke 24:29

March 25, 2008

Why Are You Crying?

John 20:10-18
They asked her, “Woman, why are you crying?”
John 20:13

March 24, 2008

Who Will Roll the Stone Away?

Mark 16:1-8
They asked each other, “Who will roll the stone away from the entrance of the tomb?”
Mark 16:3

March 23, 2008

Easter

Matthew 28:1-7
“He is not here; he has risen, just as he said.”
Matthew 28:6

March 22, 2008

As Secure as You Can

Matthew 27:62-65
“Go, make the tomb as secure as you know how.”
Matthew 27:65

March 21, 2008

A Cry of Victory

John 19:28-30
“It is finished.”
John 19:30

March 20, 2008

A Cry of Anguish

Matthew 27:45-50
“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me”?
Matthew 27:46

March 19, 2008

A Look of Love

Luke 22:54-62
The Lord turned and looked straight at Peter… And he went outside and wept bitterly.
Luke 22:61-62

March 18, 2008

Let Them Go

John 18:1-9
“If you are looking for me, then let these men go.”
John 18:8

March 17, 2008

Do You Believe in Angels?

Luke 22:39-46; Hebrews 1:14
An angel from heaven appeared to him and strengthened him.
Luke 22:43

March 16, 2008

Love One Another

John 13:31-38
“A new command I give you: … As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”
John 13:34

March 15, 2008

Night or Light

John 13:21-30
And it was night.
John 13:30

March 14, 2008

Practical Christianity

John 13:12-17
“Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.”
John 13:17

March 13, 2008

A Towel

John 13:1-5
Having loved his own who were in the world, he now showed them the full extent of his love.
John 13:1

March 12, 2008

The Heart of God

Matthew 23:37-39
“I have longed to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings …”
Matthew 23:37

March 11, 2008

You Are Invited

Matthew 22:1-14
“But they refused to come …”
Matthew 22:3

March 10, 2008

You Are a Temple

1 Corinthians 6:18-20
Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit … ?
1 Corinthians 6:19

March 9, 2008

Cleansing the Temple (3)

Matthew 21:12-17
He overturned the tables of the money changers and the benches of those selling doves.
Matthew 21:12

March 8, 2008

Cleansing the Temple (2)

Isaiah 56:6-8
“‘My house will be called a house of prayer,’ but you are making it a ‘den of robbers.’”
Matthew 21:13

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