Undefeated“…You shall surround me with songs of deliverance.” (Ps 32:7)

Have you ever had a song on replay in your mind—and you gradually realized that God was speaking to you through it? This happened to me recently when the song “Champion”  resonated loudly in my head all day. [1]

Finally, after many hours, I recognized that one word, in particular, was standing out:


“V for Victorious!”

That evening, my Mum—who is a gifted psalmist—chatted to me about a series of lists she has created. Each of these alphabetical lists describes what God means to her. So, I told her about the word undefeated and suggested she include it in her lists! But she replied, “I already have V for victorious!”

It took me a few moments to register what Mum was saying. She meant the two words are similar in meaning.

This left an impression on my mind, and reflecting on the two words led me to an “aha” moment.

Your Track Record

If you have been struggling with doubt lately, think about what “undefeated” means for you.

  • Victorious speaks of your status!
  • Whilst undefeated speaks of your track record.

Your status in Christ—where you stand in Him—is enthroned and in victory! And together with this, in a powerful exchange, Jesus’ unblemished track record becomes your own.

As Paul tells us, “having wiped out the handwriting of requirements that was against us, which was contrary to us. And He has taken it out of the way, having nailed it to the cross.(Col 2:14, NKJV)

See it, emblazoned across your forehead—a word that describes both you and your track record, once and for all time:


A Word That Overcomes the Spirit of Failure

There is a spirit of failure that has been at work, oppressing God’s people.
And in particular, there are two common battles, I believe the Holy Spirit is setting people free from right now: These are insecurity and perfectionism.

If you can relate to either of these, hear your Father’s declaration over your life:
“My child, you are victorious and undefeated!”

a. Perfectionism

When we have a spirit of excellence, we honor God and the gifts He has given to us.

But in contrast, perfectionism usually comes with the voice of an inner critic; one that is never satisfied!
It sets a high bar, an ideal! One that is usually kept just out of reach.

And then, when we fail to reach that benchmark, this is what perfectionism does: It strikes—inflicting a wound on our soul.
Over, and over again.

b. Insecurity

Insecurity is also an intruder and may come from an orphan mindset.
When we are insecure, we put ourselves forward, but then we have doubts about the value of our contribution.

We might speak out, or bring our gifts to the table—and then feel uncertain about whether someone will receive it (or not).

And when that happens, there is also an inner strike against us; a sting. A perceived failure.

Receive Your Updated List!

For those who battle perfectionism or insecurity, this pattern of (perceived) failure or success may look like this:

  • Failure
  • Success
  • Failure
  • And so on!!

But the New Testament declares that God has exchanged that list for another—one upon which every line declares “victory”.

God is Breaking the Hidden Cycles of Failure

Maybe you can relate to this today. That critic—that voice of the accuser, the one who has stood and spoken against you.

It has sought to belittle and condemn you.
It may have even tried to stop you in your gifts and ministry.
But its time is up!
The truth of God’s Word is setting you free, and the Holy Spirit is breaking the hidden cycles of failure!

That critic has been operating against you illegally because it is lying about your Kingdom status. But you are about to serve it an eviction notice!

No Claim Against You

This is the power of the cross and the truth at the heart of deliverance, for the enemy has no claim against you. Today, I pray that your eyes are opened to see this:

  • The record of your sin (and yes, even your inconsistency) is nailed, once and for all to the cross.

What good news—you are undefeated!

And now, your destiny is to overcome.
Every day, you can practice a lifestyle of overcoming, because being an overcomer is who you are. It’s your identity!

“He who overcomes shall inherit all things, and I will be his God and he shall be My son.” (Rev 21:7, NKJV)

Today, if you can relate to having that struggle, this is a game-changing word that can set you free.
Hear it, see it, speak it: “In Christ, I am undefeated!”

Further Bible Study

If this message has resonated with you, I encourage you to visit these Bible passages (chapters) for further study:

Colossians 2, Hebrews 9 and 10, Romans 4, Romans 8


[1] The song is “Champion”. The track I’ve been listening to is by Maverick City Music and UPPERROOM. I invite you to join me on my Spotify “Prayer Room” playlist, where you can listen to it along with me. You can also find it on YouTube with song credits and lyrics here.

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Does the word “undefeated” speak to you today? Have you ever struggled with insecurity or perfectionism? This word has certainly been a game-changer for me. I’d love to hear from you, so leave a comment here on the blog!

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58 thoughts on “Prophetic Word: Undefeated – You are Already an Overcomer!”

  1. Augustine Manthati Diremelo

    Thank you Helen for what I have read it is a confirmation for Yesterday when driving to work. the song that came to my heart says
    The Spirit of the Lord Fall over me
    The Spirit of the Truth
    Revive my Spirit
    Revive the Church of Jesus Christ
    I have realized that victory is mine immediately i could feel change in the realm of the spirit.
    thank you for your sharing, and encouraging us, undefeated in Jesus Christ.

  2. Dear Helen, I have read your messages for more than two years now, and want to bless God for you and your entire ministry team! Every message you have posted has been like a burst of fresh mountain air – uplifting, refreshing, and invigorating! I knew I just had to respond to today’s post. Not only does it resonate with me, I have been carrying the word ‘undefeated’ as my phone’s status for over a year now after listening to… you guessed it … Champion!

  3. Oh yes !! “undefeated” and victorious” is speaking to me today .
    I have been under the attack of the enemies who tried to block me in my gift and ministry right inside the church , and I was so disappointed and didn’t go to church for a while .

    Been to church recently after I thought will never set my foot there again .
    This is the sign to me that God will soon lay the table before the enemies because I am “undefeated” !!

  4. Michelle Williams

    I’m so grateful for your obedience to God allowing him to use you to speak to his people!! Helen on multiple occasions the word God gave you seemed to be speaking directly to me and the situation or season i was in at the time. This word is no different but is more powerful! The enemy has attacked my self esteem through more ways than one in attempts to make me stop serving God in public ministry all together but NO More the confirmation i got after reading this OMG!! The song on Replay the moment i open my eyes each day is called VICTORY BELONG TO HIM !!!! JUST WOW!!

  5. Thank you, Pastor Helen, for the confirmation and reminder. Holy Spirit whispered to me a number of years ago that my initials VC are Vicrorious in Christ and recently prompted me to get a new watch which is designed with the word Love is enough written on the clock face and had the word Victorious engraved on the back to remind me all the time.

    1. That is so beautiful Veronica, I’m inspired just to hear of your watch! I have an inscribed bracelet given to me by my sister. It reads, “God is within her, she will not fall” – Psalm 46:5

  6. Dear Helen,

    You hit out of the park with the word “Undefeated!” I was feeling so defeated with all the things I had been dealing with all of my life. Wondering when is it all going to end but your words of encouragement have shone a light on that I have always been an “Overcomer” through Christ. That I “Victorious!” I was declaring that I can rule in the midst of my enemy. Thank you for your great “Word” today. Blessings.

    All Ours in Christ,

    1. amen, Deborah, you rule in the midst!
      Psalm 23:5
      You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies;
      You anoint my head with oil;
      My cup runs over.

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