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The Rev Andries Combrink is a Presbyterian Minister of the Gospel. He lives in Centurion, South Africa.  He is amongst others a blogger and lyrics writer. To teach the Word of God is his calling,  based on the Reformed tradition. 

 

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John 8:31-32 Jesus said, “If you continue in
My word, you really are My disciples.
You will know the truth,
and the truth will set you free."

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By Andries on Monday, December 30, 2013 2:52:21 AM
 Nothing is accomplished without dreams and aspirations. We should all dream at the beginning of a new year - not only about our own needs and opportunities, but certainly also about what God wants to and can do through our faith community.

 

By Andries on Saturday, December 28, 2013 1:53:54 AM
 “Glory to man in the highest" seems to be an appropriate anthem for a world order where man can save himself, create utopia, build a perfect society and bring an end to despair, where the beginning of hope is man himself...
 
In the very beginning of St. Luke’s Christmas story (Luke 2:1) he tells us about Caesar Augustus, the king and saviour of the world. Then in Luke 2: 11 he also tells about a baby in a manger, who is a saviour - Christ the Lord!
By Andries on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 3:35:12 PM
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light.  You have given them great joy, Lord; you have made them happy. Because a child is born to us!  A son is given to us!  And he will be our ruler.   He will be called, “Wonderful Counsellor,” “Mighty God,” “Eternal Father,” Prince of Peace.”  
By Andries on Monday, December 16, 2013 1:53:15 PM
 Kan burgerlike versoening in ons land ’n werklikheid word?

By Andries on Saturday, December 14, 2013 11:44:35 PM
Scripture tells us something important about an elderly man, Simeon. He “was waiting for the consolation of Israel."  And we are told of an elderly lady, Anna, who was “looking forward to the redemption of Jerusalem" (Lk 2:38). Simeon and Anna were both devotedly anticipating the coming of Messiah, the Redeemer and Saviour. 
By Andries on Thursday, December 12, 2013 10:55:49 AM
 If you ever said about young, newly married people, “what a great couple”, wait until you hear of Joseph and Mary, elected to take the Son of God into their household as a helpless Babe to protect and to care for! 

 

By Andries on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 3:05:18 PM
 Do we understand that this Season is indeed about sacrifice and kingdom-work, rather than entertainment, self-indulgence and consumerism?

By Andries on Friday, December 06, 2013 2:56:16 AM
 Tata Nelson Mandela guided South Africa from the shame of racialist nationalism to the values of equality, reconciliation, unity, respect, integrity and democracy. 

 

By Andries on Thursday, December 05, 2013 4:45:11 AM
Mary, the mother of Jesus ,and Elizabeth, the mother of John the Baptist, were pregnant at the same time. They also were relatives, were both on their first pregnancy, both became pregnant through an almighty act of God, God sent the angel Gabriel to announce both births, and they both were given a child who played a key role in God's Advent in our world and his plan of salvation.

List of more recent Posts

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Pentecost Sunday matters
Ascension Day – a crucial celebration.
Consider the eternal consequences of your life.
The risen Lord promised to be with us always.
Easter Sunday – it is all about Resurrection.
What is “Holy Week”?
Lent: Imitating the humility of Jesus.
A Reformed identity of Lent and Easter.
Is the Church really optional for believers?
How about a New Year without excuses?
Enjoy a Merry, Blessed Christmas
Over all, put on love.
God’s priorities are my main concern
God does not judge a book by its cover!
Sola Fide. Only through faith in the Gospel of Christ.
What is the fear of the LORD?
Sola Gratia. The grace of God is sufficient
God’s grace is promised to me and my children.
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