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Does God reveal things through dreams and visions?


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. Yvonne Mouquin says:

    I had a dream that felt extremely real. I did not see myself at all.. But I felt myself floating and could see i was over a very large wheat field.. I saw only that.. I remember feeling pure peace and comfort and wanted to stay and continue going, I heard what I believe was god’s voice telling me I must return and I had other things to take care of.. I could see my feet touching the tips of wheat and awoke.. Here is thee part I have difficulty explaining. I sat up and felt a feeling thats hard to describe. It was utter peace and nothing else.. as if my body was light and I had no thoughts in my head .. just relief and peace.. I never to this day have felt that again..

    1. Kimberly says:

      I was in a house where the walls were brown and it was dark. In one room there seemed to be a cut out as if it were a window with no glass, from there I could see another room and a hallway. There were two people present but only brief shadow of what I thought was my youngest brother in law and then there was my husband. ( my husband does not know the Lord as his Savior) Now, I find myself looking up toward the ceiling but there is no ceiling, then I’m standing in the doorway of the house which has no door. I look out and from all this browness and darkness of this house I see beautiful green grass and a rolling hill along the horizontal plain a soft breeze seems to be blowing and then I see dark dark storm clouds in the distance which seem to contrast between the green grass and dark blue sky. Now I’m looking up into the deep night sky, I see all these points of light and suddenly I’m taken up with a point of light but I find myself trying to reach back for my husband and the voice says to me do not worry he is coming! At this point I wake up. What I feel next is the most unspeakable, most beautiful peace, and sweetness. A feeling of sheer peace, and I, want to stay in this feeling there are no worries on my mind just a beautiful peaceful feeling. I could go on and on about this perfect peace I’ve never in my life ever had that kind of peace. My husband is unsaved, his name is Paul, we’ve been married for 33 years. I have such a burden for his soul.

  2. Yvonne Mouquin says:

    A Dream..

  3. Caesar Crawford says:

    I had a dream a few years ago where god basically told me to change my direction in life. Here’s the dream. I begin walking down a cold dimly lit muddy path with no shoes, I then come to a huge tree, I look at it and then out of nowhere a giant cyclops steps out from behind it hold a giant club, he looks at me with anger, he then acts like he is about to smash me. I then begin laughing, the giant asks me “why are you laughing?” I then reply because of JOB 22:15. I wake up not having never read the bible really or JOB so my first thought is where is a bible and is JOB 22:15 even in the bible. lol After finding the scripture I knew it was from God based on the unhealthy ways I was living.

  4. adeogun comfort says:

    am just be blessed by this writeup

  5. winnie says:

    Blessed of peoples visions of what God has reveals to them ,I believe God has sent me hear too with a purpose.

  6. Geraldine says:

    Been dreaming of God and Jesus for as long as I know myself. Usually God gives me instructions of what I have to do, speaking to me from the clouds. Seen and spoke to Jesus and seen heaven( dream was nights- first night the rapture, second night life in heaven. God instructed me to start a preschool, instructing me to teach children about Him. Started in 2013. Only 2 children presently. Not easy for I have no stable income, but obeying Gods instruction gives me great satisfaction and a peace that surpass all understanding. He’s been providing for me eversince. SOooooo blessed! I need spiritual guidance.

  7. Jeremy Johnson says:

    Ive been experiencing powerul visions all are in scripture. Now im having visions of scriptures i have never read or new existed. i have sought council with pastures and priests. I seek guidance. Please help.

  8. Haley Hagemeier says:

    My uncle is going on a mission trip in Africa. I have a really strange feeling about it though, so I sent him a message that simply said Be Brave. I honestly didn’t realize I had sent it until after I pressed send.

  9. Drema Birchfield says:

    Thank You and be more blessed!