Entries by Brian Borgman

Clinging to God in Depression

Psalms 42-43 have long been recognized as one Psalm, perhaps divided for liturgical purposes. But these two Psalms have also long been recognized as coming from a depressed soul. He says his tears have been his food day and night (42;3a). He says his soul is in despair, disturbed within him (42:5, 11; 43:5). He […]

Why I am excited about the Gettys being at Grace

When we first started the church, much contemporary worship music wasn’t that good. We had to be incredibly selective because the content was typically shallow. But about 15-20 years ago some things started to change. Sovereign Grace Music and Indelible Grace began to revitalize some old hymns (e.g., Before the Throne of God Above). Sovereign […]

God’s Compassion to Idolaters

I love the book of Deuteronomy. It is filled with so many exhortations to obedience and reminders of God’s goodness and promises. This morning I was struck by something that Moses said to the generation about to enter the land. The first generation had died off (Deut. 1:34-40; 2:16). The second generation, which had seen […]