God gave me a prophetic vision while I was in prayer. I saw a mountain that had a hole in it.
As I continued to look, God opened my eyes to see exactly what it was. As I drew closer to this vision, I saw people standing outside of this huge opening covering their mouths. As I continued to look at these people covering their mouths outside this hole in the mountain, I finally was able to make out what it was, a cave. It was the “mouth of a cave.” The Lord took me to 1 Kings 19:11-13 (BSB) where it says:
Then the Lord said, “Go out and stand on the mountain before the Lord. Behold, the Lord is about to pass by.” And a great and mighty wind tore into the mountains and shattered the rocks before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind. After the wind there was an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake. After the earthquake there was a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire. And after the fire came a still, small voice. When Elijah heard it, he wrapped his face in his cloak and went out and stood at the mouth of the cave. Suddenly a voice came to him and said, “What are you doing here, Elijah?”
God spoke to me that there are prophetic voices and new voices in the seven spheres of dominion that are coming out of the mouth of the cave, spiritually speaking. They will not be voices of fear, doubt, unbelief and error, but voices of purpose, destiny, righteousness, purity, glory, hope, love, faith, boldness and power in the Holy Spirit.
They will not be silenced or controlled by the system of Jezebel or of this world. But God will do a new thing in them and through them. They will come out of the mouth of the cave to be a specialized mouthpiece for God in their generation. This vision was connected to this New Year we are coming into. We are right in the midst of Rosh Hoshana.
As we enter year 5780, the Lord gave me a prophetic word that we are coming into a prophetic time of fulfillment of what has been spoken out of the mouth of God and His prophets. In other words, the prophetic words spoken, decreed and declared over your life and the visions, dreams and burdens of God will come forth out of obscurity and into divine visibility.
God spoke to me that we are entering the threshold of the “decade of the mouth.” The people in the vision were standing at the mouth of the cave. These were powerful existing and new voices emerging on the scene who, at one point, were silenced, muzzled and censored by the enemy.
God said that 5780 (2020) is the decade of speaking what you are seeing! You will speak what you see and see what you speak! In other words, God says that what you speak you will seize. As the last decade was ayin, to see and now entering into the decade of pey, the mouth and, this coming year, 2020 in the Greco-Roman calendar, coincides with the Hebrew year 5780, 80 being part of the “Pey” (rhymes with “pay”) decade that will begin at Rosh Hashana this Sep. 30, 2019.
We must understand that 2019/5779 was a continuation of the last decade in the Ayin, 10 years of the “seeing eye” where God was opening up our spiritual eye gates to see, perceive, discern, look again and gaze into what He is saying. This coming year and the nine years to follow will be an invitation to “speak” what the Lord has been showing you in private in the previous decade. Pey is the Hebrew letter for the number 80—a picture, symbol and illustration of a person’s mouth or a wide opening. God gave me this Scripture in Psalm 81:10: “I am the Lord your God, who brought you up out of Egypt. Open wide your mouth and I will fill it.”
Deliverance, breakthrough, healing, miracles and open heavens are in our mouth. We must be careful what we speak because words vocalized carry creative powers. God is asking, “What is in your mouth?” I love what Matthew 15:17-18 says: “Do you not yet realize that whatever enters the mouth goes into the stomach and then is eliminated? But the things that come out of the mouth come from the heart, and these things defile a man.” Discerning when to speak and when to be silent will be a necessary component during the next decade if we are to experience prophetic fulfillment in our lives.
Ayin (eyes) gives prophetic insight of what we seen in the past, but Pey (mouth) will give divine expression and manifestation of what we speak into being now and in the future. The wisdom of God will be imperative in this new season. The Bible says that there is death and life in the power of your tongue (Prov. 18:21). What are you speaking that you are seeing manifesting in your life presently? What we speak out of our mouth today, we will live in its reality tomorrow negatively or positively. What we decree (decide) out of our mouth will become bonding and legal (read Job 22:8). We must guard our mouth in this new season (Ps. 141:3).
The 12 tribes of Israel, particularly the sons of Issachar tribe indeed, understood the times and seasons that they were in. In their generation, it wasn’t anything new to them to gain a prophetic understanding and forecast of what God was doing and up to next. They not only understood what God was doing, but they moved on it by faith in obedience with wisdom, understanding and revelation. As New Covenant prophetic believers today, we must still discern the times and seasons we are in like the sons of Issachar who knew what to do. “And of the children of Issachar, which were men that had understanding of the times, to know what Israel ought to do” (1 Chron. 12:32a, KJV).
What you desire to see manifest in your life will be determined by the very words you speak. To speak by faith in agreement or to by ignorance forfeit or delay its process. The enemy wants to keep you hidden, forgotten and disregarded. But there is a remnant who will not shut up! God is breaking the silence and ripping off the muzzle from their mouths. As this is the decade of the widening or opening of the mouth wide, we all must watch over our words like never before to bless, not curse, and choose life, not death, with what we speak. May we use the creative power of our words and the gift of prophecy to empower, encourage, enrich, edify and exhort others (1 Cor. 14:3).
God is basically saying that there are those coming out of the mouth of the cave to be a “mouthpiece” for God to say and speak what He has been showing and revealing to them in the secret place. The wisdom of God will precede prophetic fulfillment. Don’t be silenced!
God will put supernatural speed upon the words you speak, or the enemy will use the words you speak against you. You only have the right to remain silent if the words you speak and things you have seen did not come from the Lord.
Happy New Year!
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. Author of best selling books: Heaven Declares and Command Your Healing. He’s been featured on many television shows: Sid Roth’s It’s Supernatural! The Word Network, GODTV and Cornerstone TV just to name a few. He is host of the “Prophetic Breakthrough” podcast on the Charisma Podcast Network (charismapodcastnetwork.com/show/propheticbreakthrough). Follow him on: facebook.com/drhakeemcollins/and hakeemcollinsministries.com