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Purpose and benefits of dream – Part 6

By Lawrence Achudume
30 July 2023   |   3:33 am
God is a God of purpose and anything that originates from Him must be of great benefit.

Lawrence Achudume

God is a God of purpose and anything that originates from Him must be of great benefit.

• To Reveal What Is To Come
God also gives dreams to reveal what is to come or to happen as we see in the case of Jacob and Joseph:

“And it came to pass at the time that the cattle conceived, that I lifted up mine eyes, and saw in a dream, and, behold, the rams which leaped upon the cattle were ringstraked, speckled, and grisled.

And the angel of God spake unto me in a dream, saying, Jacob: And I said, Here am I,”  Genesis 31:10-11.

“And he said unto them, Hear, I pray you, this dream which I have dreamed:

For, behold, we were binding sheaves in the field, and, lo, my sheaf arose, and also stood upright; and, behold, your sheaves stood round about, and made obeisance to my sheaf.

And he dreamed yet another dream, and told it his brethren, and said, Behold, I have dreamed a dream more; and, behold, the sun and the moon and the eleven stars made obeisance to me,” Genesis 37:6-7, 9.

Dreams can also be used by God to reveal His presence;

“And he dreamed, and behold a ladder set up on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven: and behold the angels of God ascending and descending on it.

And, behold, the LORD stood above it, and said, I am the LORD God of Abraham thy father, and the God of Isaac: the land whereon thou liest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed,” Genesis 28:12-13.

• Divine Visitation
God also reveals Himself to His children through dreams;

“In Gibeon the LORD appeared to Solomon in a dream by night: and God said, Ask what I shall give thee.

And Solomon awoke; and, behold, it was a dream. And he came to Jerusalem, and stood before the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and offered up burnt offerings, and offered peace offerings, and made a feast to all his servants.” 1Kings 3:5, 15.

“But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy Ghost,” Matthew 1:20.

• Apostle Lawrence Achudume, Victory Life Bible Church Int’l, Km 9, Olabisi Onabanjo Way, Opp. OGTV, Ajebo, Abeokuta, Ogun State. P.O.Box 1537, Sapon, Abeokuta 110001, Ogun State, Nigeria,W/Africa. www.vl-bcinternational.org.