I was talking with some children about their dreams. Some wanted to be football players, actors or actresses, super heroes and firemen. But most of the time, those dreams end up just being wishful thinking. As we get older we grow out of them.
We all have dreams as children, but when we grow up, we have to know the difference between a God-given dream and a wish. Beyond our wishes, we all have dreams placed inside of us by the Creator of the universe. In fact, the Latin word for â€œdesireâ€ means â€œfrom the Father.â€ One way to tell if a dream is really from God, is that the desire wonâ€™t go away. You may have had it for years, but you still canâ€™t let it go. In fact, you may have tried to let it go, but it wonâ€™t let go of you.
Today, search your heart to know the difference between a play dream of your childhood, and the dreams and desires placed in you by the Creator. Allow those God-given dreams to surface, remembering He placed those desires inside of you for His purpose and your success. Ask Him to order your steps as you embrace the destiny He has in store for you!
“A manâ€™s mind plans his way, but the Lord directs his steps and makes them sure.”(Proverbs 16:9, AMPC)
Pray With Me
Yahweh, thank You for the dreams and desires Youâ€™ve placed within me for Your purpose and my success. Father, show me the differenceÂ between my childhood dreams, and what You want for my life. I submit them to You and ask that You direct my steps. God, search my heart, and cause my thoughts to become agreeable to Your Word and the plan You have for me, in Jesusâ€™ Name! Amen.