Live The Dream
‘ I would have despaired had I not believed that I would see the goodness of the Lord in the land of the living.’
– Psalm 27:13 (AMP)
Thursday, June 08, 2023
God has great and amazing plans for our lives.
When God gives you a dream, it’s like becoming pregnant: you conceive (think or imagine) a vision or idea of the “new thing” He’s planned for you. Then, after conception, you go through a season of “pregnancy”—a time of growth and preparation for your dream to become reality.
When a woman is pregnant, we say she’s “expecting.” In the same way, if we want to reach full-term and not give up or abort the dream and vision God put in us, we must maintain the expectation that it will come to pass.
It doesn’t help anyone or anything if you have a bad attitude. In fact, if you murmur and complain, people are probably tired of hearing it. And if we’re honest about it, we’re like this because we want others to feel sorry for us, which doesn’t do any good.
No matter what is going on in your life, you can choose to have a good positive attitude. And if you have a good attitude, God will give you favor with people and in your circumstances.
While we can’t always choose our circumstances, we can choose how we react to them.
To really live the dream God has for us, we need to let go of greed and selfishness, or “die to self.”
What are some things we must die to…? Things like our personal agenda, timing, way, reputation, getting credit for what we do, the need to be in control, and the need to always be right.
If you will give your life’s total control to God like Christ laid down His life for you, God will do amazing things in you and through you. It’s not easy but the reward on the other side is so worth it—the fulfillment of your God-given dream!
LET US PRAY:
Dear Heavenly Father, I thank you for the great dreams you have placed in my life. I receive grace to be persistent and to never give up. I declare that I avoid failure to birth a new season. No abortion of my pregnancy! My dream, man-child shall manifest!
Father, I pray away any mistake or error (whether of omission or commission) on my part. I will bring forth salvation to humanity (and fulfill my destiny and God’s purpose for me). All my labors shall never be in vain! Everything “killed” in me shall NOW experience resurrection life and power!
Help me Lord to maintain a good attitude at all times and put greed and flesh to death daily. Today, I rise up from the dust and ashes into the light of Christ! My expectations in you will not be cut short, lt will to me according to the promise of the word.
In Jesus’ Name, I pray. Amen.