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How-To’s for Dreaming and Living Bigger!
January 3, 2021

How-To’s for Dreaming and Living Bigger!

January 3, 2021

Deuteronomy 7:22 (NLT)
The LORD your God will drive those nations out ahead of you little by little. You will not clear them away all at once, otherwise the wild animals would multiply too quickly for you.

 

Exodus 23:29-30 (NLT)
I will not drive them out in a single year, because the land would become desolate and the wild animals would multiply and threaten you. 30 I will drive them out a little at a time until your population has increased enough (until you’ve grown enough) to take possession of the land (the big dream).

 

[1] To Dream and Live Bigger We Need to – Look

 

Jeremiah 1:5; Psalm 139:16; Ephesians 2:10

 

  • God’s “big dreams” for us are always about more than us, they’re also about Him and others!

 

Genesis 12:1-2 (NLT)
The LORD had said to Abram, “Leave your native country, your relatives, and your father’s family, and go to (small steps) the land that I will show you. 2 I will make you into a great nation. I will bless you and make you famous, and you will be a blessing to others.

 

  • God’s “big dreams” are beyond anything we could ever imagine or accomplish on our own!

 

Ephesians 3:20 (TLB)

Now glory be to God, who by his mighty power at work within us is able to do far more than we would ever dare to ask or even dream of—infinitely beyond our highest prayers, desires, thoughts, or hopes.

 

Zechariah 4:6-7 (TLB)
This is God’s message to Zerubbabel: “Not by might, nor by power, but by my Spirit, says the Lord Almighty—you will succeed because of my Spirit, though you are few and weak.’ 7 … Zerubbabel will finish building this Temple with mighty shouts of thanksgiving for God’s mercy, declaring that all was done by grace alone.”

 

[2] To Dream and Live Bigger We Need To – Look

 

Psalm 33:13-15 (NKJV)
The LORD looks from heaven …14 From the place of His dwelling He looks on all the inhabitants of the earth; 15 He fashions their hearts individually;

Psalm 33:15 (MSG) — God has shaped each person in turn;

 

[3] To Dream and Live Bigger We Need to look at

 

Proverbs 6:6 (TLB)

Take a lesson from the antslearn from their ways and be wise!

 

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