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Here is a word from Doug Addison for October.
Find out here, why Doug says, "...Your Previous Ceiling is Now Your New Floor..."
Doug shares about the larger-than-ever numbers of people on the earth who are now SUDDENLY receiving long-awaited life-promotions. Find out if that might be you!
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Prophetic Word for October: Breaking Through Your Old Ceiling
October has come in with a swirl but will go out with smoother waters. The enemy has been trying to stir things up inside your mind with attacks against your relationships, family and ultimate calling and destiny. This is a time to trust that God is at work beneath the surface and it will take just a short time to see results and breakthrough work out on your behalf.
I keep hearing the word "Roc(k)tober" because that is what October is all about. Things are rocking right now. This rocking will begin to break open the enemy's hidden plans that were placed there to conceal hidden treasures from God being held in reserve for you. This is the time to stand firm on the Rock and not be rocked by the shaking around you.
Psalm 62:2 "Truly He is my rock and my salvation; He is my fortress, I will never be shaken."
There have been demonic attacks on people's minds with anxiety, panic, and fears that you have missed it or even messed up. God says, "Rest in Me and My prophetic promises right now and watch as I work it out in the midst of adversity."
God showed me that October 17th is the day that things begin to turn in a new direction. Watch for God to confirm and release new revelation about the coming year. I realize that this is the day of the "Debt Ceiling Deadline" in the U.S. government. This prophetic word is not necessarily about that but it is a prophetic sign that God wants us all to break through to something new. God is releasing revelation and Heavenly resources for you to set a new course in your life, business, and ministry.
Your Previous Ceiling is Now Your New Floor
There has been so much breakthrough in the spiritual realm over the past month. Quite often when we are promoted to a new level we may almost feel like we have gone backwards. Most of us were operating underneath a "glass ceiling" with regard to our spiritual gifts, which can feel limiting. We may even unknowingly become comfortable there.
I had a vision of people breaking through their old ceilings and you are now standing at a new ground level. When you get there, your gifts may not operate the same way they did before but there are also new angels to help you fight the demons that also occupy this new level.
Year of the Greatest Promotions!
In the Jewish calendar we began a New Year during Rosh Hashanah. Though we are no longer under the Jewish Law, God still operates on the Jewish calendar. Ten days after Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, which was on September 14th, is the most holy Jewish holiday – as God examines our lives for possible promotions in our spiritual life.
God spoke to me that on this past Yom Kippur there were the most promotions made in the spiritual realm than in decades. These promotions caused a tipping point so now the prayers and injustices for years past are being reconciled. Watch as new favor and unexpected opportunities begin to arise.
God's love is for everyone. He will love and bless anyone who cries out to Him. A change has just started to happen and those who have been oppressed and held back will begin to rise up. We will also see those who have not shown love and grace begin to lose their influence. This is a time of adjustment from Heaven so that the new strategies will be released on earth.
What you sow is what you reap (Galatians 6:7), so those who have loved will receive more love. Those who have shown grace will be promoted into new levels of authority. There is a dividing point now where those who are called to be "new wineskins" will be set apart from the old. It is interesting to note that God values the old and the new. However, we need a new move of God to renew the old.
Matthew 9:17 (Jesus said) "Neither do people pour new wine into old wineskins. If they do, the skins will burst; the wine will run out and the wineskins will be ruined. No, they pour new wine into new wineskins, and both are preserved."
Plans of the Enemy
Because there is so much being released from Heaven right now, the enemy is scrambling to keep people from seeing and taking hold of the new. A few things to watch for are getting overwhelmed or too busy to catch subtle things being released. Worry, fear, panic, and anxiety are on the move but God wants you to rise above them and be at peace. Watch as God works things out.
Look for the enemy to try to distract you and blind you to what God is doing. The enemy is trying to get you to think the problem lies in a different area than it actually does. In some cases you will need to drill through several layers to get to the root. This will result in a greater release than ever before.
Restoration of Robbed Inheritances
I had a dream this month that I was standing on a portion of land that I should have inherited from my grandfather of Cherokee descent. It was a small strip of my favorite place on his farm where I played as a child. Someone wanted to buy the small strip of land for $1000 and tried to run the transition by me quickly. I felt rushed but I decided to take a closer look and, when I did, I noticed a brand new speedboat parked just out of sight on the land. I knew it meant that there are ministries and spiritual and literal inheritances that the enemy wants to rob from us.
It is time to ask God to reveal and bring forward our generational callings and gifts that we may or may not have been aware of. After this dream I began to pray with a greater authority, calling out all that the Father has for us from our generational backgrounds. This is the time to take greater authority. Ask God to reveal and bring to you generational blessings, gifts and ministries that have been held back or stolen.
My staff and I have been praying a powerful prayer I learned from Arthur Burke: "God, show me what the enemy does not want me to see." I want to encourage you to pray this simple prayer and watch as God will indeed reveal things right now that will set you free and allow you to move forward.
Ask God to Fight Your Battle
I have always been a lover of all people and have operated with the mentality of "bless those who curse you." Because of the reaping and sowing principle, those of us who have been doing this now have a full spiritual bank account of grace that we can draw upon.
Just after Rosh Hashanah this year, I was finding myself in some of the most fierce spiritual battles and negative warfare that I have ever experienced in my life. God spoke to me that the season is changing, and it is time to take up the Sword of the Lord and take greater authority against the enemy (not people but demonic forces). Ask God to fight your battles for you.
This is a time of rapid changes. Watch as God rocks things open to a new level by November!!!
Doug Addison is a prophetic dream interpreter, speaker, writer, Life Coach, and stand-up comedian. Doug travels the world bringing a message of love, hope, and having fun! His unique style helps open people to discover their destiny and experience God's supernatural love and power.