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DREAMING

Let go of the past and go for the future. Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you imagined.
- Henry David Thoreau

Many people have started out with a dream, a vision, a word from the Lord. They have burned in their hearts to see that word or that dream fulfilled in their lives. But the longer it took for the dream to come to pass, the less their hearts burned for it. Finally, they released it all together and let the dream of God for their lives slip right out of their hearts and hands into oblivion.

There is nothing more tragic than this. To release your dream or your vision, the very purpose for which you were created and born into the world. There is no one else like you, you were born to be remarkable, and God has placed a special dream or vision in your heart. When you came into the world, that dream, that vision came into the world with you. Seize it tightly, hold it fast, don’t let the circumstances that surround you today or the things of the past rob yo…

WRITE THE VISION

“The more a man looks back to his past, the less he is able to focus on his future”

Habakuk 2:33For the vision is yet for an appointed time, but at the end it shall speak, and not lie: though it tarry, wait for it; because it will surely come, it will not tarry. In the original Hebrew the prophet Habakuk was actually saying “Write the vision by engraving it into wood, metal or stone and polishing it so that it will glisten and be easy to read”.

Writing the vision for a believer is not that complicated and in a supernatural way it sets in motion the standard or bench mark for our future life and calling. It’s common sense to make it plain and easy to read as it will keep us focused, encouraged and on track.

Proverbs 29:1818Where there is no vision, the people perish: but he that keepeth the law, happy is he.

Great victories and accomplishments only come through great battles. On Sunday in our church a Preacher friend of mine, Greg Biddell, shared on “writing the vision” and the power of h…