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"I Heard the Words: 'Unrecognizable November'" 

By Yvon Attia



During a time of prayer, I heard a strange word whispered in my spirit: "Unrecognizable November." At first, I didn't understand this, and I didn't understand that God was speaking to me prophetically. As I pressed in with prayer, the Lord reminded me of Joseph and highlighted the following verse:


"And Joseph recognized his brothers, but they did not recognize him." (Genesis 42:8)


As I read this, my spirit leapt with joy, but at the same time, I stopped and paused, thinking to myself, How could Joseph's brothers not recognize him? Even if they hadn't see him for thirteen years, surely they could still recognize their brother.


Interestingly enough, Joseph recognized them, and the Holy Spirit revealed to me that the main reason why Joseph recognized them was because there was no visible change in their appearance, or in their occupation. They were shepherds when he left them, and they were still shepherds when he saw them again. On the other hand, the Holy Spirit revealed to me that Joseph had changed dramatically, so it made perfect sense that they did not recognize him. Their last memory of him was of a seventeen-year-old dreamer. They stripped him, threw him into a pit and watched him in his distress as he pleaded for his life; but they did not listen (Genesis 42:21).


Now they were standing in front of "a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house and ruler over all the land of Egypt" (Genesis 45:8). Joseph didn't look anything like the brother they had known; he literally looked like an Egyptian. He spoke to them through an interpreter, was dressed in fine linen garments, had a chain of gold around his neck, and was living in such abundance "beyond measure" (Genesis 41:42, 49).


The name "Joseph" means God will add/give increase. There was so much favor upon his life. In Egypt, he was given a new name, "Zaphnath-paaneah," which means one who discovers hidden things. Some believe it also means preserver of life. To the Egyptians, Joseph (or Zaphnath-Paaneah) was one who took care of and preserved life.


God prospered Joseph to such a level that he was unrecognizable to his brothers; he became royalty. I heard God say, "Once royalty, always royalty." You can't lose your identity, value or place in the Kingdom. Joseph was one of God's chosen people, a descendant of the promise to his grandfather, Abraham, and a son to the promise given to Jacob.


The Joseph Anointing


I heard God say that many with a Joseph anointing will be awakened to their true identity in the Kingdom. They will realize this about themselves, from 1 Peter 2:9: "But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light.”


The glory realm changes the reality that we are living in. The reality of the Kingdom will overshadow you and change things, even if you feel you have lost it all. Joseph was unrecognizable to his flesh-and-blood brothers because of the glory which was upon him. The Lord will give you so much favor in the land of slavery and prison. The Lord your God will give you this favor because of His covenant with you – not because of your circumstances or what you did or didn't do.


The three young men (Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego) and Daniel thought they were "done and dusted," but God gave them ten times the wisdom and favor (Daniel 1:20). God vindicated them and the king of Babylon bowed down to the God of Israel.


Unexplainable and Unrecognizable


Like Joseph, Jesus was also unrecognizable when God the Father resurrected Him in such glory. His disciples didn't recognize Him. Mary Magdalene thought He was the gardener (John 20:14-15), and the two disciples walking to Emmaus also didn't recognize Him when He walked with them (Luke 24:15-16).


This is the prophetic word I heard God speak: "I want you to be set apart for Me, totally consecrated for My glory, for I am getting ready to make you unrecognizable – unexplainable! For there will be no rational explanation of this blessing. Unlike Naomi, who was unrecognizable because she was full and returned empty (Ruth 1:20-21), you will be unrecognizable, for you were empty and I will make you full – full of My blessings, full of My favor.


"My blessings over your life will cause you to be unexplainable and unrecognizable, for you will be My chosen tool. You will look nothing like your past – like Joseph, who recognized his brothers because they looked the same after many years, but they didn't recognize him, because of how much I blessed him. 


They were in famine, lack and need; he was in such abundance, overflow and prosperity. They had nothing, but Joseph had grain in such abundance, as much as the sand on the seashore...beyond measure.


"Their last memory of him was of a proud dreamer, a 17-year-old boy who spoke nonsense. They stripped him, sold him, tried to kill him and finally threw him in a pit. They tried to wipe his memory and destiny, but I had a different plan; I had a different assignment. I brought him out from the pit to the palace. I was with him and gave him great favor in Pharaoh's eyes. From a prisoner to a prince!


"They were not ready to see their brother as the 'prime minister' of Egypt, carrying such authority; and without his consent, no one in the land of Egypt could lift a hand or a foot (Genesis 41:44). They were not ready to see him dressed in garments of fine linen, wearing Pharaoh's signet ring on his finger and a gold chain around his neck. They were not ready to see him ride on Pharaoh's chariot, and before him people calling, 'Bow the knee!' (Genesis 41:43).


"And so, to them, he was unrecognizable. He didn't look like the Joseph they knew...like My Son Jesus, whose enemies striped Him, sold Him for 30 pieces of silver and killed Him on a Cross; but I raised Him up in such glory that even His closest associates did not recognize Him. The glory over My Son was so great that even His disciples didn't recognize Him. Their last memory of Him was His death, but now they were witnessing His glorious state. 


"You will be the same, for I am resurrecting you in such glory which will make you unrecognizable, and you will not be able to explain it, for it will be very supernatural. So get ready, for you have transitioned into such glory.


Guaranteed Victory


"The assurance," I heard God say, "is that what I have ordained – whom I have blessed – can not be cursed. No matter what the enemy throws at you; no matter what challenges and failures you might think you are facing, with Me, there is guaranteed victory.”


I was reminded of Balaam the prophet, who was asked to curse God's blessed and chosen nation by Balak, the Moabite king. But wherever he went, and however many sacrifices he made, God always had Balaam bless His people.


"God is not a man, that He should lie, nor a son of man, that He should repent. Has He said, and will He not do? Or has He spoken, and will He not make it good? 


Behold, I have received a command to bless; He has blessed, and I cannot reverse it.


"He has not observed iniquity in Jacob, nor has He seen wickedness in Israel. The LORD his God is with him, and the shout of a King is among them. God brings them out of Egypt; He has strength like a wild ox.


"For there is no sorcery against Jacob, nor any divination against Israel. It now must be said of Jacob and of Israel, 'Oh, what God has done!' Look, a people rises like a lioness, and lifts itself up like a lion; it shall not lie down until it devours the prey, and drinks the blood of the slain." (Numbers 23:19-24)


Once royalty, always royalty; your identity will never change. Once this becomes your true identity, you are destined to be "unrecognizable."


By Yvon Attia
Celebrate Freedom Ministries
Email: info@celebratefreedomministries.org
Website: www.celebratefreedomministries.org 


ElijahList Publications
528 Ellsworth St. SW
Albany, OR 97321
email: info@elijahlist.net
Phone 1-541-926-3250


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08.09 | 23:52

Thank you for this! You might enjoy my take on the whole 'Christmas' story, not born on Dec 25th etc,

17.03 | 00:11

Praise God! He is so good to all of us!

16.03 | 15:20

I needed to hear this today. Its been sooo very difficult for a long time honestly asked God if I was the toxic one and just didn't realize it so I could repent

11.01 | 20:32

this is so beautiful and such a testimony to the Lord's healing power and sanctification through our suffering. Much of my walk with Christ is similar to yours.

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