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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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I financed this
Pastoral Ministry myself.
But now I need your 
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By Andries on Saturday, March 30, 2013 3:32:38 AM

Jesus was delivered over to death for our sins and was raised to life for our justification.
It is in the same Jesus, because we have faith in him, that we dare with confidence to approach God.
and admit our guilt before him.  Rom.5:8, Eph.3:12.

 

By Andries on Monday, March 25, 2013 4:44:54 PM

Tenebrae Liturgical Prayers and Readings.

On Maundy Thursday night, the eve before Good Friday.

You are asked to meditate on the fact that it was on the Thursday evening before Good Friday that Jesus and his disciples were together for the last time, when he and they stood in the shadow of the cross, when he washed their feet and instituted the Holy Supper. 

By Andries on Thursday, March 21, 2013 5:37:06 AM
As we remember the triumphal entry of Jesus on the Sunday before his arrest, may our prayers and our worship bring glory to the Christ of God, our Saviour and our Lord. 
Here follows some ideas for the call to worship, prayers and hymns for Palm Sunday.
By Andries on Wednesday, March 06, 2013 6:31:00 AM
Psalm 143: A psalm of David.    
 
 

1 Lord, hear my prayer, listen to my cry for mercy; in your faithfulness and righteousness come to my relief.

 
We have no right on the grounds of our own merit to plead with God. We beg his mercy on the grounds of his promises, faithfulness and his mercy, freely given to those who come to him in prayer!

List of more recent Posts

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Receive hope in God when life is hard!
Living a positive and exciting life for God
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