Thursday, October 17, 2019

About Me

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


Devotions and more

It is written, ‘Man shall not live by bread alone, but by every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God.’ Mt 4:4.



Latest Entries

By Andries on Monday, December 30, 2013 4:52:21 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 3:53:54 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 5:35:12 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 3:53:15 PM
 Kan burgerlike versoening in ons land ’n werklikheid word?

By Andries on Sunday, December 15, 2013 1:44:35 AM
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 12:55:49 PM
 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 Friday, December 06, 2013 4:56:16 AM
 Tata Nelson Mandela guided South Africa from the shame of racialist nationalism to the values of equality, reconciliation, unity, respect, integrity and democracy. 


List of more recent Posts

Missional church part 4. Doing the extraordinary!
Sick and tired of being sick and tired!
Specialists in trivialities make colossal mistakes
Old and New Testament commandments: to LOVE!
Is it a sin to feel miserable and despondent?
Your comfort is: “Here is your God!”
In awe of the Holy Trinity.
Pentecost: All filled and everyone called.
All Hail ascended King!
Message of Ascension Day
God’s presence authenticates our worship.
The Living Stone, the Source of life - for us.
“We had hoped” – before and after Easter.
New life through the living Word of God.

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