Food for thought    8th September 09


“Faith isn't faith until it's all you're holding on to”

“To one who has faith, no explanation is necessary. To one without faith, no explanation is possible.” Thomas Aquinas




Song spot

No No can't be Jesus

shirley Howitt


The Father's love letter to you



The Lord is saying: You are not confident in that which I am directing you to do, but my peace is pervading your spirit and lifting you into a higher realm than you have known for a long time. High above the problem into a rest in me. Let this peace permeate your being and be confident and trust that the problem is mine and I am dealing with it in the best way possible.


You've already got it. .....continued

Think about giants, anything about giants…..What do they look like…… You can definitely see giants..dwarfs you might miss, but giants you can definitely see. What do they sound like…You can hear them, a little thumbelina you might not hear, but giants you can definitely hear them. Do you think that you can feel them… like the ground shaking when they walk?..

Moses sent twelve spies into the land of Canaan, and said "Go and see the land, whether it is good or bad, whether the people are strong or weak, few or many. Whether they live in tents, or fortresses". They came back with proof that it was a wonderful land. Two people had to carry one bunch of grapes, it was so heavy. They showed the fruit to all the congregation of Israel

Numbers 13. 27,28 .And they told him, and said, We came unto the land whither thou sentest us, and surely it floweth with milk and honey; and this is the fruit of it. Nevertheless the people be strong that dwell in the land, and the cities are walled, and very great: and moreover we saw the children of Anak there.

The twelve had been set up. God already knew what the land was like, that it was beautiful, that there were giants and that they lived in walled cities.
But He also knew that the giants were already dead meat…..It was a finished work….already written before the beginning of time…the same as it was written that the Red Sea would part and that water would come out of a rock and feed millions of people including the livestock…The manna they would eat had already been prepared before the beginning of time…And these giants were already annihilated in God's eyes….But he wanted to know what was in the hearts of the men, what they were looking at and most importantly what they would say….for that was the final evidence and would determine whether they entered into the promised land or not.


The ten saw the giants, they saw themselves and measured the giants against themselves….They were grasshoppers compared to them. Joshua and Caleb saw God and what He had promised….They saw the unseen….They measured the giants next to God and His promise. God won hands down.

For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
2 Corinthians 4. 17..18

Giants you can see, but Joshua and Caleb saw the unseen, the finished work

David saw the unseen when He faced the giant He said to Goliath.

This day will the Lord deliver thee into mine hand; and I will smite thee, and take thine head from thee; and I will give the carcases of the host of the Philistines this day unto the fowls of the air, and to the wild beasts of the earth; that all the earth may know that there is a God in Israel.1 Sam 17. 46.

He had seen the finished work

Abraham saw that He was the Father of many nations and considered not
What his eyes could see when he looked at Sarah, an old woman and himself an old man…..He looked at the unseen and not the seen. He looked at the finished work.

Continued tomorrow.....










Catherine O'Halloran

I love to cut the grass on my two lawns, if I pick the daisies first,which I sometimes do, it takes me about two hours. The Lord has given to me an amazing appreciation of His creation. I experience such awe and wonder at seeing the flowers, blossoms, trees, streams, rivers, mountains, the rain and the snows , which is always fresh within me and I am so grateful for the gift of sight. However one day I suffered a dislocated hip and I was in agony. I had to hop all around the house and ascend the stairs on my hands and knees. Strangely it did not occur to me to seek help of any kind, apart from hopping into the garage a few times every day for three days where I called out to the Lord and said FATHER YOUR WORD SAYS "WHOSOEVER CALLS UPON THE NAME OF THE LORD SHALL BE DELIVERED", SO I CALL ON THE NAME OF THE LORD JESUS CHRIST OF NAZARETH AND ASK THAT YOU FULFILL YOUR PROMISE IN THIS WORD TODAY AND HEAL MY HIP IN JESUS NAME.
On the third day I was doing my best to prepare lunch in the kitchen when rather suddenly I experienced a much stronger pain in my hip and this pain seemed to move to my head which began to feel as if it was spinning, at this point I felt that I might faint and thought I should call for help, very soon I became relaxed again and discovered that I was able to walk perfectly, no more hopping around, this was such a relief. I have discovered that our God is a great God and His Power is amazing especially when one uses faith in His Living Word and speaks the Word into the spiritual realm where God, angels, demons and all the principalities and powers can hear all we are saying.

The only language the demons do not understand is Tongues which travels from our spirit to God Himself, is so very precious and is one of the signs of the believer, ask Him for this language and even if you only acquire one or two words it will increase with use and is so freeing and peace giving to all around one, and is one of the most uplifting experiences one can have in this life.
Catherine O'Halloran.