“His Power to Live the Dream!” Jeremiah 29:11
"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future."
God has a dream for your life.
Your life dream is what shapes your destiny and determines your dignity.
It's what adds value to why we live.
What The Bible Says About God's Dream For You
- It is a personal plan - "for you"
- It is a positive plan - "not to harm you"
- It is a prosperous plan - "hope and a future"
How To Discover God's Dream For Your Life
- Dedicate your life
"Let us strip off anything that slows us down or holds us back... and run with patience, the particular race that God has set before us." (Hebrews 12:1)
- Reserve time alone with God
"Listen to this, Job; stop and consider God's wonders." (Job 37:14)
Abraham (Gen 15:5) Elijah (1 Kings 19:11-12)
Jacob (Gen 32:24-29) Nehemiah (Neh 1:4)
Moses (Exo 3:1-10) Habakkuk (Habakkuk 2:1-2)
Gideon (Jud 6:11-14) Paul (Gal 1:17-18)
David (Psa 5:3) Jesus (Luke 5:16)
- Evaluate your abilities
"For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do." (Ephesians 2:10)
"God has given each of you some special abilities; be sure to use them to help each other..."(1 Pet 4:10, LB)
- Associate with other godly dreamers
"As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens [and shapes] another." (Proverbs 27:17)
"Do not be misled: "Bad company corrupts good character." (1 Cor 15:33)
- Make the dream public
"What is faith? It is the confident assurance that something we want is going to happen. It is the certainty that what we hope for is waiting for us, even though we cannot see it up ahead." (Hebrews 11:1)
Three Results When You Make The Decision
It gets you started… It enlists support… It releases God's power.
"David served God's purpose in his generation, then he died" (Acts 13:36, GN).
That's what life at gpnaz is all about!
Will you dare to dream great dreams for God, and go for it?