While I was in prayer, the Lord began to share with me that many of His people in this season have been experiencing some unexpected attacks, resistance and opposition. It is the plan and strategy of the enemy to oppress the saints of God.
If you have been encountering some unseen hindrances in the area that you are called to and passionately pursuing, it is an indication that you are on your way to experience the breakthrough that you have been waiting for. Don't be alarmed! Help is on the way. God showed me the following in the book of Daniel in regards to his prophetic vision:
"He shall speak words against the Most High and shall wear out the saints of the Most High and plan to change times and law. And they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and half a time" (Dan. 7:25).
The area that you are experiencing the most resistance, pressure, opposition and attacks in is where God is coming to intervene supernaturally. He told me that He is sending angelic help to bring you into your place called breakthrough. Don't give up! Your breakthrough is within your reach.
As we read in Daniel 7:25, the enemy intention is to change the set time and laws that God has preordained and predestined for you. If he can oppress and distract you in this season, then he has the upper hand. God said that this is a time that He is bringing spiritual promotion, advancement and supernatural acquisition for His people.
Many of you are coming into a time of acquiring and gaining more territory in the spiritual realm. You are about to occupy the place that God has promised you. The wait hasn't been in vain. Get ready for your breakthrough. Faith is expecting and anticipating what you've been praying for. Anticipation is when Elijah's servant saw the cloud of rain coming like the size of a man's hand on the seventh time when Elijah heard the sound of abundance in prayer (1 Kings 17:1-6, James 5:17).
Anticipation is when David slayed Goliath with a slingshot (1 Sam. 17:40-58). Anticipation is when Elijah received supernatural provision (bread and meat) by ravens daily at the Brook of Cherith and was blessed by the widow woman (1 Kings 17:2-15). Anticipation is when the persistent widow came before the unjust judge pleading her case, looking for a favorable outcome, and got his attention and request granted after never giving up (Luke 18:1-8).
What are those things you have been praying and waiting on God for yet haven't seen come to fruition? Are you feeling some subtle or intense warfare and can't put a finger on why? It's because you are closer than you think to your breakthrough.
Your breakthrough place of occupancy has unauthorized tenants that must be evicted out in Jesus' name! The Lord spoke to me to tell you that what you have been anticipating is here! Breakthrough is your portion! Be encouraged!
David faced unexpected resistance as he was freshly anointed king. At the time of his promotion and coronation there were illegal tenants challenging his authority. Whenever you get to a place of promotion or you are coming into a season of elevation and influence, the enemy will put up a fight.
Don't draw back or retreat. Help is on the way. David's enemies (Philistines) got word that he was anointed king and rallied army forces to capture him.
2 Samuel 5:17-20 says, "When the Philistines heard that they had anointed David king over Israel, all of the Philistines went up to search for David, but David heard about this and went down to the stronghold. Now the Philistines had come and were spread out in the Valley of Rephaim. So David asked the Lord, 'Shall I go up against the Philistines? Will You give them into my hand?' The Lord said to David, 'Go up, because I will certainly give them into your hand.' So David came to Baal Perazim, and David defeated them there. He said, 'The Lord has breached my enemies before me like bursting tides.' Therefore, he named that place Baal Perazim."
The Philistines spread out in the Valley of Rephaim. Rephaim mean "giants" in Hebrew. The enemy wants to surround you and corner you in a spiritual place of giants to keep you from your breakthrough. Remember, David is not unfamiliar with giants (Goliath was one).
As anointed king, David is now found in a place against an army of giants in regards to the Philistine forces. David prayed and inquired of the Lord what he should do. The Lord answered David that He will deliver the Philistines into his hands.
God is saying that as you seek Him in prayer in this season of breakthrough, He is going to give you wisdom and divine insight as to what to do next. Your next season is very vital regarding what you say and do. Don't give the enemy any ammunition that will forfeit this new place that God is taking you into.
Finally, David, after inquiring of the Lord's instruction, came to the place called Baal Perazim where he defeated his enemy. But it was God who assisted David in defeating the Philistines in the place called breakthrough.
David exclaimed that God broke through the enemy like water that breaks out. You are coming to a place of breakthrough where God will break through your enemies like a raging flood.
Get ready for the Lord to bless you with a flood of blessing, provision and breakthrough. It's moving time. God is going to remove your enemies out of the place you should occupy, called a breakthrough place!
Dr. Hakeem Collins is an empowerment specialist, respected prophetic voice, apostolic leader, governmental minister, life coach and sought-after conference speaker. He is known for his keen accurate prophetic gifting and supernatural ministry. He is the author of the following bestselling books: Heaven Declares and Command Your Healing. He's been featured on many television shows, such as Sid Roth's It's Supernatural! The Word Network, GODTV and Cornerstone TV. He is the host of "Prophetic Breakthrough" podcast on Charisma Podcast Network. Follow him on Facebook and at hakeemcollinsministries.com.
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