Prophecy: The Lord Says, ‘Reclaim Your Territory’
Charissa Steffens with Charisma Magazine prophesies:
“In that day the Lord will reach out his hand a second time to reclaim the surviving remnant of his people” (Isaiah 11:11a, NIV).
Recently, we had some landscaping done to our property. Originally there was a wall that separated the side yard from the front of the block.
While the wall provided privacy, it separated our land into two sections. One was a small side garden that was used; the other was the front of our block, which was larger but unused and untended.
My husband, in his wisdom and foresight, decided that we should tear down the existing wall so that we could utilize all the space. This meant we could repossess the fallow land and make the most of our entire property. It took some sacrifice and work, but it has allowed our family the freedom to enjoy our block fully.
Just after we had finished the expansion, I awoke to the Spirit whispering these words to me: “Reclaim your territory.” I could see in my mind our yard and sensed the Holy Spirit saying that what we have walked out was a prophetic picture for many.
God is saying that we are in a “season of reclaiming,” and there is an anointing available to reclaim things that belong to you.
To reclaim means to retrieve or recover, to obtain or to return. This can be applied to several areas. A common image is of bringing what has been waste land under cultivation so that it can become used and useful.
As I sat with the Lord, there were five key areas that He highlighted to reclaim.
Originally, I put this first one down the list, but the Spirit impressed upon me the foundational nature of this area: