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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. 

 

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 Advent and Christmas
are not sentimental feasts
around a helpless babe.
They proclaim: The King was born!
The King conquers!
The King is coming! The King is coming indeed!"

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Author: Andries Created: Saturday, March 09, 2013 5:57:44 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 Friday, November 27, 2020 4:05:51 AM
Loving God, during this Advent Season, while we wait for Christ’s return and for your love and peace to prevail, enable each of us to work for harmony and serenity as we experience the various conflicts which abound in our lives and in our world. As we worship you, may your peace be born into our lives anew. 
By Andries on Thursday, November 26, 2020 2:38:31 AM
The Season of Advent is the first Season of the Christian Calendar.
During the four Sundays before Christmas – we remember that Jesus came to our world as a babe, that he is coming into our lives, churches and communities today - and that he will return to our world on the Day of the Lord. 
By Andries on Friday, November 20, 2020 4:01:51 AM
On Sunday 22 November we have the privilege to join universal Christianity in celebrating “Christ the King Sunday”.  On this last Sunday of the Christian calendar we consider everything we learned about Jesus Christ from Advent to this day of honouring Jesus of Nazareth as King, Head and source of life and power.  
By Andries on Friday, November 13, 2020 1:20:45 AM
We gain courage to serve the Lord and boldness to serve others in his Name when we are not manipulated or intimidated by an unbelieving society, but draw our power from King Jesus, our risen Lord. 
By Andries on Friday, November 06, 2020 3:57:34 AM
We are to share the love of God with the world that needs to put to death its selfishness, greed and anger.
We need to put on love, to become the grateful followers of our God who gave his best to us, even Jesus Christ, his Son and by loving him, share him with a desperately divided, angry society. 
By Andries on Thursday, October 29, 2020 10:46:37 AM
When we say “rhythm of faith” we refer to a process of response to the grace of God which at least includes:
 
to see and hear, come back, praise, worship, give thanks, get up, and go. 
By Andries on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 4:00:17 AM

In Proverbs 1: 7 we read: The fear of the LORD is the beginning of knowledge, but fools despise wisdom and discipline. 

By Andries on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 3:31:42 AM
There is a too often neglected truth in die Bible, found in 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 Friday, October 09, 2020 12:01:11 PM
The Word became flesh and made his dwelling among us. We have seen his glory, the glory of the one and only Son, who came from the Father, full of grace and truth. 
By Andries on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 1:59:45 AM
Jesus Christ, King and Head of the church gave us his Great Commission and we can read it in Matthew 28: 18 – 20. 

List of more recent Posts

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The Season of Advent is also about Peace!
Celebrating Christ the King.
Where shall we go – and what shall we eat?
Prayer can change everything
Celebrating Reformation Day, 31 October
The Great Commission – saying YES to Jesus.
The Great Commission: We are God’s ambassadors!
Celebrate Jesus, our King, Lord and Redeemer.
Jesus, Redeemer of the bruised!
The powerful Gospel stored in jars of clay.
True Freedom – to be free as a Child of God.
August is women’s month.
We clearly cannot remain silent.
Our battles belong to the Lord.
Repent!
Receive a new life through the living Word.
Always reflect when you engage with God.
Remember the power of prayer

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