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HOW TO KNOW YOUR DREAM -Time to Dream: Trusting God to Open Doors – Part 4
January 24, 2021

HOW TO KNOW YOUR DREAM -Time to Dream: Trusting God to Open Doors – Part 4

January 24, 2021

HOW TO KNOW YOUR Dream

Time to Dream: Trusting God to Open Doors – Part 4

 

for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure. (Philippians 2:13)

 

How to know God’s Dream?

 

 

28 And God blessed them. And God said to them, “Be fruitful and multiply and fill the earth and subdue it, and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over every living thing that moves on the earth.” 29 And God said, “Behold, I have given you every plant yielding seed that is on the face of all the earth, and every tree with seed in its fruit. You shall have them for food. 30 And to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the heavens and to everything that creeps on the earth, everything that has the breath of life, I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so. (Genesis 1:27-30)

 

 

 

  1. Receive

 

What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him” 10 these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God. (1 Corinthians 2:9-10)

 

 

 

14 For God speaks in one way, and in two, though man does not perceive it. 15 In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men, while they slumber on their beds, (Job 33:14-15)

 

28“And it shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, and your young men shall see visions. (Joel 2:28)

 

  1. Divine

 

  • Inward

 

for it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. (Philippians 2:13)

 

 

  1. Your Unique

 

13 For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother’s womb. 14 I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well. (Psalm 139:13-14)

 

MY LIFE’S CALLING IS REVEALED BY MY: S.H.A.P.E.!

 

 49 And He said to them, “Why did you seek Me? Did you not know that I must be about My Father’s business?” 50 But they did not understand the statement which He spoke to them. (Luke 2:49-50, NKJV)

 

 

S –

 

“… Each man has his own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that.”  (1 Cor. 7:7b)

 

This is your peculiar spiritual gifts. WHAT AM I GIFTED TO DO?

 

In Luke 4:18, Jesus said:

 

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon Me, Because He has anointed Me To preach the gospel to the poor; He has sent Me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovery of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed; 19 To proclaim the acceptable year of the Lord.” (Luke 4:18-19)

 

H –

 

“God has put it into their hearts to accomplish his purpose…”  (Rev. 17:7)

 

“For it is God who works in you, inspiring both the will and the deed, for his own chosen purpose!”  – Phil. 2:13 (NEB)

 

WHAT DO I LOVE TO DO, and what would you like to change?

 

But the Lord said to Samuel, “Do not look on his appearance or on the height of his stature, because I have rejected him. For the Lord sees not as man sees: man looks on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” (1 Samuel 16:7)

A –

 

“There are different abilities to perform service…”  (1 Cor. 12:6)

 

“I (God)… have given him skill, ability, and knowledge in all kinds of crafts…”  (Exodus 31:3)

 

“… our competence comes from God.” (2 Cor. 3:5b)

 

WHAT NATURAL TALENTS AND SKILLS DO I HAVE? What developmental environment has God providentially placed you in so that you can learn and acquire skills?

 

P –

 

“No one can really know what anyone else is thinking or what he is really like, except that person himself.”  1 Cor. 2:11 (LB)

 

WHERE DOES MY PERSONALITY BEST SUIT ME TO SERVE?

 

 

E –

 

 

SOME DREAM DISCOVERY QUESTIONS?

 

  • HOW DESIROUS AM I TO KNOW GOD’S WORD?
  • AM I WILLING TO OBEY AND COMPLETELY SURRENDER TO GOD?
  • HOW DOES GOD REVEAL THINGS TO ME?
  • WHAT SPIRITUALEXPERIENCES HAVE I HAD?

 

“There has been enough time for you to be teachers — BUT you still need to be taught… (you are) without any experience in the matter of right and wrong.”  (Hebrews 5:12-13)

 

  • WHAT EXPERIENCES HAVE I HAD?

“Sometimes it takes a painful experience to make us change our ways.” – Prov 20:30 (GN)

 

“God helps us in our troubles, so we are able to help others who have all kinds of troubles, using the same help that we ourselves have received from God.”  – 2 Cor. 1:4 (GN)

 

  • WHAT EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES HAVE I HAD?

“Always remember what you have learned.  Your education is your life — guard it well!”  Prov. 4:13 (GN)

 

  • WHAT MINISTRYEXPERIENCES HAVE I HAD?

“Because of the service by which you have proved yourselves, men will praise God for the obedience that accompanies your confession of the gospel…”  2 Cor. 9:13

 

Time to dream homework for this week.

 

  • In your small group this week, watch and discuss video lesson #4
  • Commit to praying and fasting with us for the remaining week. Call in daily for corporate prayer at 9pm.
  • Memorize our verse for the week – Philippians 2:13

 

for it is God who works in you both to will and to do for His good pleasure. (Philippians 2:13)

 

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