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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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Author: Andries Created: Saturday, March 09, 2013 3:57:44 AM
Devotional thoughts for most days, for those who depend on the grace and mercy of God in Jesus Christ. These thoughts are Bible based and inspired by my Reformed tradition.
By Andries on Sunday, October 29, 2017 9:41:01 PM
The results of living a self-seeking, self serving life are before us all the time:  unbearable stress about our jobs, neglected marriages and families, few if any real friendships and the nagging sense at the back of our minds that none of what we do, is really making any difference.  
By Andries on Monday, October 23, 2017 4:39:49 AM
1 Samuel 16:7:  "The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.” 
By Andries on Saturday, October 14, 2017 11:14:48 PM
If the gospel is itself mighty to save, if it is the power of God resulting in salvation, then we need but to proclaim it, in simplicity, in purity, and in dependence upon God, who will by his Word and Spirit save those who believe it. And save only those who believe it, by the grace of God. 
By Andries on Sunday, October 08, 2017 7:29:06 PM
I can know all about the LORD without knowing the LORD himself.
I can memorize the whole Bible, know a lot of church tradition and even some theology, and still not know the LORD personally.
Without the fear of the LORD,  all that you will have is facts, but no knowledge, figures but no wisdom, details but no understanding, rules and laws but no morality. 
By Andries on Sunday, October 01, 2017 12:54:12 AM
How did God’s grace make a difference in Paul’s life?   How did it meet his needs?

By Andries on Saturday, September 09, 2017 2:20:24 AM
We know the Lord’s plans for us are to prosper and that no harm will overcome us.  What we do not know, is what the journey to victory entails. 
By Andries on Sunday, September 03, 2017 1:51:57 AM
We are citizens of God’s Kingdom because we seek to follow Jesus in everything we do. All the wrongs and all the evil and all the bad governance we experience on earth can cause so much fear and anger that it robs us of the vision and passion to receive what God’s plans are for us: to prosper and not to be harmed. 
By Andries on Saturday, August 26, 2017 12:47:30 AM
God created us to worship him. We therefore thirst to worship the Lord and even when people do not acknowledge the need, it still exists.  We will remain unfulfilled if we don’t.   
By Andries on Saturday, August 19, 2017 1:27:16 AM
The members of the church are not perfect.  Therefore the church is not perfect and  is often embarrassed by what both our members and leaders do. 
By Andries on Saturday, August 12, 2017 2:13:34 AM
Jesus compared the way that we work for him and how we change our faith communities and society, to the yeast used to bake good and wholesome bread! 

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