Summary This should be obvious to everyone, but unfortunately, it isn’t: you reap what you sow. God has made this world with a moral law woven into it, and when you buck against that law, it bucks against you and you or someone after you will pay the consequences when you do. It’s a law hard and fast. If you attempt to comfort yourself by saying what you did wrong won’t matter, you’re wrong. That’s not where your comfort is found; it is found in an even greater law than the moral law. It’s the law of grace. Today, Pastor Joel Van Hoogen takes listenersRead More →

Summary This should be obvious to everyone, but unfortunately, it isn’t: you reap what you sow. God has made this world with a moral law woven into it, and when you buck against that law, it bucks against you and you or someone after you will pay the consequences when you do. It’s a law hard and fast. If you attempt to comfort yourself by saying what you did wrong won’t matter, you’re wrong. That’s not where your comfort is found; it is found in an even greater law than the moral law. It’s the law of grace. Today, Pastor Joel Van Hoogen takes listenersRead More →

Summary This should be obvious to everyone, but unfortunately, it isn’t: you reap what you sow. God has made this world with a moral law woven into it, and when you buck against that law, it bucks against you and you or someone after you will pay the consequences when you do. It’s a law hard and fast. If you attempt to comfort yourself by saying what you did wrong won’t matter, you’re wrong. That’s not where your comfort is found; it is found in an even greater law than the moral law. It’s the law of grace. Today, Pastor Joel Van Hoogen takes listenersRead More →

Holding Me Up Read: Psalm 34:1-7 | Bible in a Year: Proverbs 8–9; 2 Corinthians 3 I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you. Isaiah 41:13 After I no longer went on family road trips with my parents, it became a rare occasion to visit my grandparents who lived hundreds of miles away from us. So one year, I decided to fly to visit them in the small town of Land O’Lakes, Wisconsin, for a long weekend. As we drove to the airport for my return flight, Grandma, whoRead More →