Visions and Dreams


Cover of "Today God Is First"
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Visions and Dreams

TGIF Today God Is First Volume 1 by Os Hillman

Saturday, September 29 2012
“In the last days, God says, I will pour out My Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your young men will see visions; your old men will dream dreams.”Acts 2:17

“I need to meet with you,” said the man from England during a break at a conference overseas. We walked outside to have a coffee break and sat down. “God wants you to know that He removed your finances in order to reserve His reward for you in Heaven. He has done you a great service.”

I was shocked. I’d never met this gentleman before. How would he have known I had lost a half million dollars in the previous few years, virtually all of my financial net worth, to some unusual calamities? We shared for the next several minutes.

That week, during our lunch and dinner times, I had been enjoying wonderful, juicy oranges from this island in the Mediterranean Sea. It came time for the gentleman and I to conclude our coffee break. We bowed in prayer. As we prayed, the man began to describe a picture he was seeing in his mind.

“I see a picture of a large orange tree. The tree is full of large, ripened oranges. They are beginning to fall to the ground. You are the tree!”

Again, I looked at the man with shock and amazement, and now tears in my eyes.

“You are the third person in three years that has had a similar vision during a prayer time like this. The first two people were also strangers to me.”

I went back into the meeting rejoicing that God could be so personal in my life. He used a servant who had gone through similar trials to supernaturally speak a word of encouragement in a way that I would know it was God who was speaking.

There are times when God supernaturally speaks into our lives. He does this to demonstrate His power, His love, and His intimacy with us. Do not be surprised if God sends one of His messengers to speak into your life when you need it most. Be open to how God might want to speak into your life today.

He is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers (Psalm 1:3).
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2 thoughts on “Visions and Dreams

  1. Please delete this.

    I have had the same dream “3” times.
    Obama is in a twin size bed sleeping alone. His face is gray. His eyes are wide open.
    He is dead. Then I saw a LIVE dark smoke-like something floating around his body.

    It reminded me of the Movie “Ghost”…remember the dark ones who hovered about the evil when they died? They were like this but made no noise.

    I figured it was just a bad dream and wanted to share it with a friend. She immediately wrote back and upset. She had the same dream…..then that afternoon, two more people responded to my email. They had also had the same dream.


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