Posts with the category “food-for-thought”
Joyful in Hope and Service
by Joppie Maritz on October 31st, 2022
The answer to both pride and discouragement in our ministries is therefore turning to the Lord...
The Day of Pentecost
by Joppie Maritz on June 8th, 2022
It was a phenomenal day! It was the start of the Christian church...
An answer for troubled thoughts...
by Joppie Maritz on June 3rd, 2022
Thoughts are powerful. Positive thoughts have the power to lift the spirit, make the impossible happen, and bring hope to a desperate situation.
Have you ever wondered why?
by Joppie Maritz on May 24th, 2022
It is so important that Jesus died for our sins? Have you ever questioned the necessity of it all?
It's your choice!
by Joppie Maritz on May 12th, 2022
Our choices define our lives. Every choice we make is a step in the direction that our lives are going...
Are you plugged in?
by Joppie Maritz on April 27th, 2022
Life is all about connection...
Good seeds = Good fruit
by Joppie Maritz on April 14th, 2022
The words we speak are the seeds we sow. So we have to ask ourselves if we are sowing bad seeds or good seeds into our lives by the words we use...
Now what? I don't understand!?
by Joppie Maritz on October 6th, 2021
Have any of you reached a very confusing place in your life where circumstances have suddenly been turned upside down, leaving you in a whirlpool of uncertainty? Have you ever asked the question “Now what? I just don’t understand? I don’t understand how I so misread what I thought was my firm belief? How did I get here?”
Fountain of Life... Or Scorched?
by Joppie Maritz on September 22nd, 2021
“I can choose to live where there is a fountain of life or a scorched desolate land—choice is mine”.
River of God
by Joppie Maritz on September 6th, 2021
When we think of this river, is the picture one of tranquility and peace—much like this picture? But the river of life in this world does not really look like this tranquil picturesque stream—sometimes we find ourselves in raging waters, tossed about as we struggle with life and its issues...
The Bride and the Call
by Joppie Maritz on August 5th, 2021
Just as Hosea’s life became the prophecy to the Israelites so that they could repent and be restored, just so our lives must count for the Kingdom of God.