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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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By Andries on Monday, December 30, 2013 4:52:21 AM
 Nothing is accomplished without dreams and aspirations. We should all dream at the beginning of a new year - not only about our own needs and opportunities, but certainly also about what God wants to and can do through our faith community.

 

By Andries on Saturday, December 28, 2013 3:53:54 AM
 “Glory to man in the highest" seems to be an appropriate anthem for a world order where man can save himself, create utopia, build a perfect society and bring an end to despair, where the beginning of hope is man himself...
 
In the very beginning of St. Luke’s Christmas story (Luke 2:1) he tells us about Caesar Augustus, the king and saviour of the world. Then in Luke 2: 11 he also tells about a baby in a manger, who is a saviour - Christ the Lord!
By Andries on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 3:35:12 PM
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light.  You have given them great joy, Lord; you have made them happy. Because a child is born to us!  A son is given to us!  And he will be our ruler.   He will be called, “Wonderful Counsellor,” “Mighty God,” “Eternal Father,” Prince of Peace.”  
By Andries on Monday, December 16, 2013 3:53:15 PM
 Kan burgerlike versoening in ons land ’n werklikheid word?

By Andries on Thursday, December 12, 2013 12:55:49 PM
 If you ever said about young, newly married people, “what a great couple”, wait until you hear of Joseph and Mary, elected to take the Son of God into their household as a helpless Babe to protect and to care for! 

 

By Andries on Friday, December 06, 2013 4:56:16 AM
 Tata Nelson Mandela guided South Africa from the shame of racialist nationalism to the values of equality, reconciliation, unity, respect, integrity and democracy. 

 

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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