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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 28, 2015 7:20:00 PM
In Church tradition, where the birth of Christ is celebrated on December 25, the visit of the Wise Men is celebrated on January 6, and it is called the Feast of Epiphany – where epiphany means enlightenment and revelation.
This feast had been celebrated for a long time before the Church decided to remember the birthday of Jesus on 25 December. 
By Andries on Tuesday, December 22, 2015 3:52:30 PM
There is a lot of lip service paid to Christ during the Festive Season.   As the time for the holidays approaches, most people begin to have Christmas parties, celebrating in the name of Christmas and even sing Christmas carols. Celebrities who would usually never say the Name of Christ – except when swearing - enthusiastically sing his birthday songs on prime time TV. And after the Season is over, continue to act as if nothing significant happened. 
By Andries on Thursday, December 10, 2015 3:12:26 AM
I find it hard to focus on joy and gladness right now!  Deep concerns about the way our country’s finances is managed, the plummeting of hope that our politicians will be wise and good in handling anger and despondency as a result of poverty and hunger, inequality and corruption – and many other issues - cloud my vision of a congregation passionately singing “Joy to the world, the Lord is come”, with sincerity! 
By Andries on Wednesday, December 09, 2015 4:34:34 AM
Rev 12:12:  Therefore rejoice you heavens and you who dwell in them!
But woe to the earth and the sea, because the devil has gone down to you! He is filled with fury, because he knows that his time is short.
By Andries on Tuesday, December 01, 2015 11:11:31 PM
Jewish believers always greeted each other with the word “shalom” which means peace and they wanted to say – may the peace of God be with you.  And the prophet Isaiah in chapter 9 calls the awaited Messiah amongst other titles “the Prince of peace”!

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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