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Time to Dream: Trusting God to Open Doors – Part 5
January 31, 2021

Time to Dream: Trusting God to Open Doors – Part 5

January 31, 2021

HOW TO KNOW YOUR DREAM

Time to Dream: Trusting God to Open Doors – Part 5

 

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

How do you know God’s Dream?

  1. Know God’s Word
  2. Obey and Completely Surrender to God
  3. Receive Revelation
    1. Dreams and Visions
    2. Divine Visitations
    3. Inward Impressions, Intuition
    4. Natural transition
      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: SHAPE!

       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)

      “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…”  (Revelation 17:7)

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

      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 Corinthians 12:6)

      10 But Moses said to the Lord, “Oh, my Lord, I am not eloquent, either in the past or since you have spoken to your servant, but I am slow of speech and of tongue.” 11 Then the Lord said to him, “Who has made man’s mouth? Who makes him mute, or deaf, or seeing, or blind? Is it not I, the Lord? 12 Now therefore go, and I will be with your mouth and teach you what you shall speak.” 13 But he said, “Oh, my Lord, please send someone else.” (Exodus 4:10-12)

      31 The Lord said to Moses, 2 “See, I have called by name Bezalel the son of Uri, son of Hur, of the tribe of Judah, 3 and I have filled him with the Spirit of God, with ability and intelligence, with knowledge and all craftsmanship, 4 to devise artistic designs, to work in gold, silver, and bronze, 5 in cutting stones for setting, and in carving wood, to work in every craft. 6 And behold, I have appointed with him Oholiab, the son of Ahisamach, of the tribe of Dan. And I have given to all able men ability, that they may make all that I have commanded you: 7 the tent of meeting, and the ark of the testimony, and the mercy seat that is on it, and all the furnishings of the tent, 8 the table and its utensils, and the pure lampstand with all its utensils, and the altar of incense, 9 and the altar of burnt offering with all its utensils, and the basin and its stand, 10 and the finely worked garments, the holy garments for Aaron the priest and the garments of his sons, for their service as priests, 11 and the anointing oil and the fragrant incense for the Holy Place. According to all that I have commanded you, they shall do.” (Exodus 31:1-11) 

      “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)

       

      P –

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

       

      E –

       

      1. Be Employed by God

       

      SOME DREAM DISCOVERY QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER?

      Q1. HOW WELL DO I KNOW GOD’S WORD?

      Q2. WHERE HAVE I REFUSED TO OBEY AND COMPLETELY SURRENDER TO GOD?

       

      Q3. HOW DOES GOD REVEAL THINGS TO ME?

       

      Q4. WHAT SPIRITUAL EXPERIENCES 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)

       

      Q5. WHAT PAINFUL 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) 

       

      Q6. WHAT EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCES HAVE I HAD?

       

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

       

      Q7. WHAT MINISTRY EXPERIENCES 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 life group this week, watch and discuss video lesson #5. If you are not in a small group, you can still join one.
      • Continue to pray daily. Join us for corporate prayer on Wednesdays at 9pm.
      • Memorize our verse for the week – Psalm 139:14

      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)

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