The dreams that I dream- 33- Praying for extension of life
One night, in a dream I saw one of the pastors in our town dying in an accident. The accident was quite horrific and I woke up with a start, in the middle of the night. I prayed for him that the accident may not happen and that the Lord may be merciful and avert such a mishap. After a while, I slept and again in a dream, I saw a terrible storm hit this pastorís house and him dying in the calamity. When I see a dream twice about the same matter I know that the matter is urgent and that it will surely happen if I donít intercede. So I spent quite a while in prayer and retired for the night again.
Usually when I see a dream of someone being involved in a calamity/accident, I just pray about the matter and do not urgently inform the person about it. But if I dream about the same matter twice, I have learnt from my experience that it is the Lordís desire that I inform the other person about the matter, so that he/she may pray about the matter too.
I had absolutely no contact with this pastor. I just knew that he lived somewhere in our town. I asked some people in our locality about this pastorís whereabouts and finally got his address. After my clinic hours, I traveled to his house with a friend of mine. He was conducting a prayer meeting at his house that day and I had to call him out to tell him what I had seen. He was quite surprised to see me and more surprised when I told him why I had come there. I didnít wait long, but just told him that the matter was urgent and that he should fast and pray that the calamity may be averted. I believe he took the message I gave him with urgency, for though he was involved in an accident, he escaped with minor bruises. That was 12 years back. He is still alive and works for the Lord.
This is not the only time that the Lord has shown me that someone may die and that I have to pray that the Lord may extend their lives. There have been several instances, some involving my own family members. But God has been gracious and has saved many a disaster from happening because of the warning messages that the Holy Spirit gives. Praise the Lord.
"In those days Hezekiah became ill and was at the point of death. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz went to him and said, "This is what the LORD says: Put your house in order, because you are going to die; you will not recover." Hezekiah turned his face to the wall and prayed to the Lord, "Remember, O LORD, how I have walked before you faithfully and with wholehearted devotion and have done what is good in your eyes." And Hezekiah wept bitterly. Then the word of the LORD came to Isaiah: Go and tell Hezekiah, 'This is what the LORD, the God of your father David, says: I have heard your prayer and seen your tears; I will add fifteen years to your life.Ē (Isaiah 38:1-5)
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I've been blessed with the gift of I guess you would call it psychic dreams also. Just two years ago I dreamt someone in my aunt's family would die on the following Wednesday. Before the clock struck twelve they announced her Grandson dead. He was only 16 and died from a freak accident. I prayed but the Lord never revealed to me the person only that a family member. It was stated to me and I honestly didn't think there was anything I could do but offer up a prayer of covering over my family but none specifically by name. What an awesome gift you have and I enjoyed reading about it. Thanks.