The coming year will be a time that God is calling those with ears to hear and eyes to see to set aside this time to posture and position yourself for the grace of His unlimited empowerment to be fully embraced.
On Sunday, Sept 14, while assembling with the household of faith at The CityGate Southaven, Mississippi, L. Shoshana Rhodes, an author and Messianic Jew, felt a prophetic stirring to exhort us based on having been awakened twice at 5:55 a.m. Her word was about the breaking of a brand new day and how the Breath (Ruach) of God was there for the new day and new season that is coming upon God’s people.
As she released this revelation, the Holy Spirit began to download some prophetic words and insight into me about how to enter the New Jewish year that began this week and the New Season that is at hand. Her 5:55 began to jump out at me in that 5 is the completed covenant number of grace! I knew by the Spirit that God was saying that this new season and New Jewish Year Rosh Hashanah could be the beginning of an unlimited empowering of His great grace. I received a spiritual understanding that there were the days that contained 5:55 as sunset and sunrise would be significant.
After some research I have found and received some instruction from the Lord about the significance of the dates that contain 555 or grace with unlimited empowerment. The next time that sunset fell at 5:55 p.m. non-daylight saving Central time was Sept. 23. That gave us 24 hours plus 5 minutes to posture and position our hearts! This will be a time that God is calling those with ears to hear and eyes to see to set aside this time to posture and position themselves for the grace of His unlimited empowerment to be fully embraced.
The Lord is beckoning the “first of the first fruits.” It is important for us to understand that we can only enter into the new season and New Year in that same manner we have postured ourselves in the last season and year! You will never be prepared for the season that is coming if you despise the season you are in. In the movie Rookie there was the quote that “sometimes you have to do what you have to do until you get to do what you desire to do!”
Your gratitude is about the past season, but your attitude is about the upcoming season. Position your gratitude on the goodness of God’s provision, and posture your attitude into the new season and year taking the limits off God’s ability to provide exceedingly abundantly above anything you think or ask.
The second date that is significant is Oct. 1 as sunrise comes at 5:55 a.m. non-daylight saving time. This is the sunrise of the eighth of the 10 days of awe! This is just before Yom Kippur and at the ending of the 10 days of testing where God determines whether you live or die! The beginning of Yom Kippur in Israel’s history was the one day of the year when the High Priest was allowed into the Holy of Holies!
Based on the spiritual understanding God has downloaded to me, I feel a release of a prophetic charge that we need to set 5:55 a.m. Oct. 1 to posture and position ourselves for the release of grace that will establish the potential of embracing the unlimited empowerment of Christ’s purpose through surrendered lives! This new unlimited empowerment will result in God’s remnant not ministering from just their personal anointing and gifting and shifting into ministering from the Ruach breath of God!
Is. 55:5 reads, “And now I’m doing it to you: (my emphasis “empowering”) You’ll summon nations you’ve never heard of, and nations who’ve never heard of you will come running to you because of me, your God, because The Holy One of Israel has honored you.”
James 4:7 says, “Submit yourself to God, resist the devil and he shall flee.” It is time to get our eyes on the workings of God by the Holy Spirit and lead responsive offensive lives rather than being so negatively programmed and reacting to what the devil does in a defensive mode.
The weapons of our warfare in the prophetic from the past season will no longer be sufficient for this new season! There are new weapons that God has prepared for this time, and we must be “re-tooled” with them to move into offensive responsive warfare and move away from defensive posture of the last season.
God’s great grace is His empowering us to be who God has called us to be. His amazing grace empowers us to be “victors” and not victims; to be sons and not slaves; to be joint heirs and not orphans.
The Hebraic Year 5775 will be seen as a year of the double government of heaven impacting earth. 7+5=12 & 7+5=12! Twelve being God’s number of authentic authority. Is. 9:7 says, “Of the increase of His government and peace there shall be no end, upon the throne of David and over His Kingdom, to order and establish it with judgment and justice. From this time forward, ever forever. The zeal of the Lord will perform this.”
It is a time to stir up your passion for the ways of God! Your passion and submission will be some of your greatest weapons in this new year!
Apostle Clay Nash has become a powerful prophetic voice declaring the Kingdom of Heaven in people’s everyday lives. As an apostle, he has founded and led numerous assemblies of believers as well as a network of relational covenants with ministers throughout the world. Clay serves on the team of Network Ekklesia International along with Dutch Sheets and Ken Malone as well as Global Spheres with Chuck Pierce and C. Peter Wagner. He has a doctorate in theology and is married to Susan, his wife of 41 years. They have three children, four grandchildren and countless spiritual sons and daughters.