Thursday, August 18, 2022


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Andries Combrink, our blogger and head of the Pastoral Portal, is a retired 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. 

 

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It is written: ‘Man shall not live on bread alone, 
but on every word
that comes from the mouth of God.’” Matt4:4

 
 

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For more than 10 years
I financed this
Pastoral Ministry myself.
But now I need your 
urgent financial support
to continue, boost and expand this work.

Please EFT your contribution to: 

Standard Bank, Savings Account,
Centurion, South Africa.
Account number: 015373126
Account holder: Combrink AJ
Use Ref. – ‘Surname’ Sup.   

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Latest Entries

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By Andries on Friday, January 28, 2022 9:17:07 AM
Even though Covid-19 is becoming more and more endemic and restrictions on the church will hopefully be relaxed sooner rather than later, we struggle to even define what “normal” will entail during  2022. 
By Andries on Friday, January 21, 2022 10:50:59 AM
Time flies and life is short. Yet we know that our Redeemer lives. Death is not the end.  It is the beginning of God’s eternal plan for us. 
By Andries on Sunday, January 16, 2022 2:40:06 AM
Do you remember the days when Christians used to often say - "God willing, we will do this or that." 
Apostle Paul knew we cannot defeat the sovereign will of God. He always desired to follow the Lord's leading, expecting God’s blessing. 
By Andries on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 1:26:17 AM
What made John the Baptist to become a Christ follower not only in words, but in his actions and ministry?
He saw the glory of Jesus and he was happy to see Someone else elevated above himself with the purpose to serve our glorious God in the best possible way. 
By Andries on Thursday, January 06, 2022 3:02:32 AM
Be still and know that I am God.” (Psalm 46:10)
Be still and know that God is.
Be still, and become alive in the knowledge that God listens to your words, thoughts and concerns with divine understanding, goodness, grace, provision and preservation. 

List of more recent Posts

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Merely God’s children, by his grace and love.
What is the Bible? Confession of a faithful reader.
Can you afford to follow Jesus Christ?
Joy comes from being in the presence of God.
Holy Spirit gives us the mind of Christ.
Receive hope in God when life is hard!
Living a positive and exciting life for God
Pentecost and the quest for courage
Jesus is alive and he still works in and through us.
Resurrections are rare, exciting events.
Lent teaches: Jesus is the rock on which we stand.
Our “New Day” can begin (again) during Lent.
Lent – both repentance and praise are required.

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