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Is My Dream a Message from God
by Timothy Smith
06/15/10
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Is my dream a message from God? How many times has that been asked by Christians over the years? I have thought that myself more than once. I see in scripture that God has given dreams to individuals from time to time. He communicated to people in both the Old Testament, and the New, this way. I am not here to debate whether or not they are for today, I just want to share one and leave you to your own conclusions.
I dreamed one night that I was drowning in a pool. It started out as though I was in the ocean but as the dream progressed I was in a pool. In the dream I was in that horrible place where you are fighting to get to the surface and you are getting desperate. You have to get some air or you know you are going to die. Needless to say in the dream I was panicked with that fear of death. Then I saw myself in the dream stop struggling to get to the surface, I let go. I surrender to death. You know the strangest thing happened. In the dream, when I let go, all of the sudden I became peaceful. In the dream I was amazed at the peace and the liberty that I experienced when I let go. I just remember being so surprised.
The Lord was with me in the dream and He said that there were four areas in my life that I needed to die to. I just needed to let go. Stop trying to figure out, or handle the situations on my own. Stop trying, the way a drowning man stops trying to live, and just lets go of his effort.
I woke up that morning with the strangest sense of being subdued. It is the only way I can explain it. I was at peace on a level that subdued me. I had, for a while, a calm about myself that amazed me. I had a renewed faith and a level of grace to trust in the Lord beyond what I possessed before this dream.
I understand, better than I ever did, what surrendering means. I also understand that the fear that keeps us from a full surrender to Jesus keeps us from the life He gives. In the dream I thought I surrendered to death. But what I thought would be death to me turned out to be life, the most amazing peaceful life imagined.
Is my dream a message from God? For me, yes! As for you, well, I will just leave that with you to decide.


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Connie Allen 15 Jun 2010
No doubt about it to me. It was a dream from God. I am thankful you received the meaning of it. He has spoken to me thru dreams many times. Thank you for sharing this and perhaps those who have (and I know they do) dreams will realize when it came from God or just too much pizza for dinner. Thank you for sharing this. GOD BLESS YOU




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