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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
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By Andries on Friday, April 24, 2020 4:04:55 AM
Despite the challenges, online worship as result of the pandemic has led to some truly nice surprises. Ministers are excited about “seeing” people join a virtual service that had not set foot in their physical location.  It is surprising to see how many people show up online that we had been unsuccessfully inviting for years. 
By Andries on Thursday, April 16, 2020 4:45:39 AM
The anxiety we experience in reaction to Covid-19, individually and as communities, is something we most probably never before experienced in our lives.
It is a completely new journey.
We need to be concerned about our mental health and the emotional health of our loved ones and of the members of our faith communities. 
By Andries on Saturday, April 11, 2020 10:09:56 AM
Resurrection Sunday, as the crown of all Christian worship, inspires every form of adoration and worship throughout the year. The Resurrection power of Jesus Christ is displayed when we pray, sing and express our adoration for our Lord and King.  
By Andries on Friday, April 10, 2020 1:22:18 AM
Jesus became sin for us. He became sin, he took on our sin, he was abandoned and forsaken, to save us from our sin - the consequences of our rebellion against him. 
By Andries on Wednesday, April 08, 2020 2:07:39 AM
As a family devotion at home we can read the narrative of that dark night and of the crucifixion while intermittently extinguishing candles – experiencing the progressive darkness of that bitter night. 

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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