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By   •   June 1, 2004   •   Topics: ,

Q:

Does God reveal things through dreams and visions?


A:

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. Tammy says:

    months ago i had a dream i can’t remember the whole dream. at the end of my dream it was like i was in a back of a truck and this man walked up and leaned against the truck he had blondish beard and long hair resembling Jesus.. He said” come you know why i’m here”… I started to cry and he said ” you need to come with me God needs you’… then i woke up and can’t get this dream off my mind wondering why i woke up before i could find out why God needed me… It was so real i can’t talk about the dream without crying…

    1. Nicole says:

      Maybe that’s all you’re supposed to know at this time… How did you feel when he told you that/when you woke up?

  2. Shyam babu says:

    I am satisfied to this answer.

  3. Rosinah Tsweleng says:

    It is true that Dream and visions from God will not contradict his word.
    We must refer to the word of God and check if whether dream is from God. Thanks for information. Amen