Peter BorgdorffPeter Borgdorff

Peter Borgdorff

Dr. Peter Borgdorff has been a pastor and administrator in the Christian Reformed Church for 40 years, most recently serving as executive director till his retirement in 2006. He and his wife, Janet, have five children and 14 grandchildren.

Devotions by Peter Borgdorff

August 31, 2009


Ephesians 6:21-24
Grace to all who love our Lord Jesus Christ with an undying love.
Ephesians 6:24

August 30, 2009

For Christlike Living

Ephesians 6:18-20
With this in mind, be alert and always keep on praying for all the Lord’s people.
Ephesians 6:18

August 29, 2009

Full Spiritual Armor

Ephesians 6:10-17
Put on the full armor of God, so that when the day of evil comes, you may be able to stand …
Ephesians 6:13

August 28, 2009

Loving and Serving

Ephesians 6:1-9
Serve wholeheartedly, as if you were serving the Lord, not people …
Ephesians 6:7

August 27, 2009

Building Each Other Up

Ephesians 5:21-33
Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ.
Ephesians 5:21

August 26, 2009

Giving Thanks

Ephesians 5:8-20
Sing and make music from your heart … always giving thanks to God the Father for everything …
Ephesians 5:19-20

August 25, 2009

Our Only Example

Ephesians 5:1-7
Follow God’s example … as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love …
Ephesians 5:1-2

August 24, 2009

New Way of Life

Ephesians 4:25-32
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
Ephesians 4:32

August 23, 2009


Ephesians 4:17-24
You must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their thinking.
Ephesians 4:17

August 22, 2009

Steady Does It

Ephesians 4:14-16
Speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the head, that is, Christ.
Ephesians 4:15

August 21, 2009

Unity and Maturity

Ephesians 4:11-13
[May] we all reach unity in the faith and in the knowledge of the Son of God and become mature…
Ephesians 4:13

August 20, 2009

God's Gifts to His People

Ephesians 4:11-13
Christ himself gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the pastors and teachers …
Ephesians 4:11

August 19, 2009

The Gift of Grace

Ephesians 4:7-13
To each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it.
Ephesians 4:7

August 18, 2009

Unity in the Church

Ephesians 4:2-6
There is one body and one Spirit … one Lord, one faith, one baptism; one God and Father of all.
Ephesians 4:4-5

August 17, 2009

Unity of the Spirit

Ephesians 4:1-6
Live a life worthy of the calling you have received… Keep the unity of the Spirit …
Ephesians 4:1,3

August 16, 2009

Imagine-and More!

Ephesians 3:20-21
To him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine …
Ephesians 3:20-21

August 15, 2009

Love That Surpasses Knowledge

Ephesians 3:16-19
[May you] know this love that surpasses knowledge … [being] filled … [with] the fullness of God.
Ephesians 3:19

August 14, 2009

Power Together

Ephesians 3:16-19
May [you] have power, together … to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ …
Ephesians 3:17-18

August 13, 2009

Power Dynamics

Ephesians 3:14-21
I pray that … he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being …
Ephesians 3:16

August 12, 2009

Freedom and Confidence

Ephesians 3:12-13
In him and through faith in him we may approach God with freedom and confidence.
Ephesians 3:12

August 11, 2009

The Church's Message

Ephesians 3:10-13
The … wisdom of God should be made known to the rulers and authorities in the heavenly realms …
Ephesians 3:10

August 10, 2009

The Church's Purpose

Ephesians 3:7-10
Through the church, the manifold wisdom of God should be made known …
Ephesians 3:10

August 9, 2009

The Mystery

Ephesians 3:1-6
You have heard about the administration of God’s grace that was given to me for you …
Ephesians 3:2

August 8, 2009

Belonging to God's Family

Ephesians 2:19-22
You are no longer foreigners and strangers, but fellow citizens with God’s people …
Ephesians 2:19

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