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By   •   June 1, 2004   •   Topics: ,

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Does God reveal things through dreams and visions?


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The Bible indicates that God revealed His will to selected people through dreams or visions in Scriptures such as Genesis 37:5-10; 1 Kings 3:5-15; Daniel, chapters 2 and 7; Matthew 1:20; 2:13,19; and Acts 10:9-16; 16:9.

God may communicate through dreams or visions even today, but we need to carefully check any such guidance we receive with Scripture and godly counsel to be sure it is from the Lord. Anything which contradicts Scripture is not from God. Our minds and even Satan are capable of producing great deception in such subjective areas.

2 Timothy 3:16-17 shows that God has revealed His will to us primarily through His Word. It says, “All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, rebuking, correcting and training in righteousness, so that the man of God may be thoroughly equipped for every good work.”

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  1. Pamela Ulmer says:

    I have dreams of God pointing me in a particular direction telling me it’s time.

  2. Valerie says:

    A continuation for the previous post: There was I believe a third child(a baby) in the dream. It also was on the horse and either fell or was thrown off the horse and down to the ground. This dream was so prominent when I woke up I just had to share it. Just an FYI… Even though I thought that was Jesus in the dream it was not.