We hope today you will choose to join us in being the Brother Andrews of this generation. Some Bible verses that you will find helpful for doing seeking God. Van der Bijl studied at the WEC Missionary Training College in Glasgow, Scotland.. A comic book adaptation of God's Smuggler was published in 1972 by Spire Christian Comics. And then, the almost unbelievable happened. Many, rather, are moved by just the opposite. The guard looked at Brother Andrew’s passport and abruptly waved him on.
put me on the track to Jesus.". Brother Andrew started the engine and began pulling away, all the while wondering if he was supposed to pull over so the car could be taken apart and examined. God’s Smuggler, one of many great Brother Andrew books, would go on to sell over 10 million copies and be translated into thirty-five languages. When you were on earth, You made blind eyes see. Jesus. If Brother Andrew talked with each of us, he would likely encourage us along these exact lines. Van der Bijl was born in Sint Pancras, the Netherlands, the fourth of six children of a poor, near-deaf blacksmith and an invalid mother. DVD Color / 30 Min. But just as he was hoping this, Brother Andrew saw the guards stop the car at the front of the line. And this infamous incident at the Romanian border became one of many close calls to follow.
___________.  God's Smuggler tells the story of his early childhood, conversion to Christianity, and adventures as a Bible-smuggler behind the Iron Curtain. Because his story suggests God might also use ordinary people like us in extraordinary ways.  A comic book adaptation of God's Smuggler was published in 1972 by Spire Christian Comics. reserved. based on a series done by EO-TV Holland for national and worldwide In the 1970s, he visited war-torn Lebanon several times, stating that "global conflict in the end times will focus on Israel and its neighbouring countries.
In 1957, he travelled to the Soviet Union’s capital, Moscow, in a Volkswagen Beetle, which later became the symbol of Open Doors, the organization he founded.  He told John and Elizabeth Sherrill, when they transcribed his memories for their book God's Smuggler, "From the day I first put on wooden shoes – klompen we call them in Holland – I dreamed of derring-do". Verses; 2nd Set: Salvation!, Plan of
Channel aims for channelized movie creation for the benefit of Christian community without hindering any belief system. website. Although Van der Bijl was violating the laws of all of the countries that he visited by bringing religious literature, he often placed the material in view when he was stopped at police checkpoints, as a gesture of his trust in what he believed to be God's protection. , https://missionsbox.org/news/cornelia-van-der-bijl-passes-away-86/, Portes ouvertes, une histoire dans l’Histoire, Brother Andrew's Prophetic Plea: Stop Murdering Terrorists, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Andrew_van_der_Bijl&oldid=984184293, Royal Netherlands East Indies Army personnel, Articles with dead external links from October 2016, Articles with permanently dead external links, Articles with unsourced statements from September 2016, Wikipedia articles with SELIBR identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 18 October 2020, at 18:02. not come suddenly." In July 1955, van der Bijl visited communist Poland "to see how my brothers are doing", a reference to the underground church there. ...reading the Bible It grew from reading the Bible and Each car that followed received the same treatment, with the fourth car’s inspection lasting the longest.
By 2002, it had sold over 10 million copies in thirty-five languages.