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Dream Interpretation According to the Bible

Author Barbie Breathitt reveals how dreams can bring direction to people's lives. Read Transcript


Terry: THE AVERAGE

PERSON HAS MORE THAN FOUR

DREAMS PER NIGHT.

MOST OF THEM ARE FORGOTTEN.

BUT WHAT REMAINS CAN BE VERY

PROFOUND AND SOMETIMES

CONFUSING.

THAT'S A REALLY GOOD

QUESTION.

I WOULD THINK THEY PROBABLY

DO.

BUT I HAVEN'T BEEN ABLE TO

LINK IT ALL TOGETHER TO

FIGURE IT OUT.

YES, I THINK MY DREAMS

HAVE MEANING.

I THINK DREAMS HAVE

MEANING.

I DON'T THINK TOO HARD

ABOUT THEM MYSELF, BUT I

THINK SOMETIMES IT IS JUST

YOUR MIND IS MAYBE RACING

AND YOU PICK UP SOMETHING

FROM THE DAY AND THEN YOU

DREAM ABOUT IT AT NIGHT.

THE FIRST THING THAT

COMES TO MY MIND IS I OFTEN

HAVE DREAMS THAT I'M GOING

TO HAVE A KID, OR I'M

PREGNANT, AND I'M NOT

MARRIED.

SO I WOULD HOPE THAT DOESN'T

ACTUALLY HAPPEN IN REAL

LIFE.

MY DREAMS ARE ALWAYS VERY

VIVID, VERY LIFE-LIKE, AND

SOMETIMES VERY SCARY.

SOMETIMES THEY'RE HAPPY AS

WELL, BUT DEFINITELY VERY

VIVID.

I FEEL LIKE I'M THERE.

Terry: WELL, FOR MORE

ON DREAMS, WE BRING IN

BARBIE BETHED, AND SHE IS

THE FOUNDER OF THE "BREATH

OF DREAMS."

DO ALL DREAMS HAVE MEANING?

MOST OF THE DREAMS HAVE

SOME TYPE OF MEANING, EVEN

IF IT IS YOUR SOUL LETTING

YOU KNOW YOU'RE OUT OF

CONTROL.

BECAUSE GOD SPEAKS TO THE

SPIRIT, SO HIS DREAMS ARE

IMPRINTED ON OUR SPIRIT.

WHETHER OUR BODY CAUSES US

TO DREAM -- IT CAN LET YOU

KNOW WHAT HEALTH ISSUES YOU

ARE HAVING.

I PAY ATTENTION TO ALL OF MY

DREAMS, BUT NOT ALL DREAMS

COME FROM GOD.

Terry: SOME PEOPLE HAVE

RECURRING DREAMS.

I'VE TALKED TO PEOPLE WHO

SAID THEY'RE BEING CHASED OR

THEY'RE FALLING, OR AS THE

GIRL MENTIONED IN THAT

PIECE, I'M ALWAYS WITH A

BABY OR PREGNANT.

WHAT DOES THESE THINGS

MEAN?

BABY DREAMS USUALLY

INDICATE THAT GOD HAS

IMPLANTED SOMETHING NEW IN

YOU THAT HAS NOT BEEN

BIRTHED YET, THAT IS GOING

TO REQUIRE A LOT OF

ATTENTION, LIKE BABIES DO,

AND YOU'RE GOING TO HAVE TO

GIVE IT A LOT OF NURTURE TO

BRING IT TO FRUITION.

A LOT OF TIMES YOU'LL SEE

YOURSELF AT THE END OF A

CLIFF, AND SOMETIMES IT

MEANS YOU NEED TO TRUST GOD

AND TAKE A LEAP OF FAITH, OR

SOMETIMES IT COULD MEAN YOUR

PUSHING YOURSELF TOO HARD.

Terry: THERE ARE PEOPLE

WHO ARE ACTUALLY ABLE TO

CONTROL THEIR DREAMS.

WHAT IS THAT ABOUT?

LUCID DREAMING IS A DREAM

TECHNIQUE THAT GOD CAN HELP

YOU DEVELOP, WHEN YOU PAY

ATTENTION TO YOUR DREAMS,

WHERE YOU CAN CHANGE A

HARMFUL OR NEGATIVE ASPECT

OF A DREAM.

YOU CAN USE PRAYER IN YOUR

DREAM, AND YOU CAN SPEAK TO

THE NEGATIVE THINGS IN YOUR

DREAM, AND YOU WILL SEE

GOD'S HAND COMING AND MOVING

AND REVERSING THOSE THINGS.

AS A BELIEVERS, THAT'S A

POWERFUL TOOL WE HAVE.

Terry: SOMETIMES I'VE

HAD SOMETHING THAT HAS BEEN

SCARY HAPPEN IN THE DREAM,

AND MY CONSCIOUS MIND WILL

SAY, THIS IS A DREAM.

I CAN CHANGE THIS.

AND THAT'S WHAT YOU'RE

SUPPOSED TO DO.

THAT WAY YOU TAKE AUTHORITY

WITH THE NAME OF JESUS AND

THE WORD HE HAS GIVEN US.

THESE ARE ALL OF OUR

WEAPONS.

JUT BECAUSE WE'RE ASLEEP

DOESN'T MEAN WE'RE STILL NOT

WARRIORS.

Terry: HOW DO WE KNOW

IF IT IS SOMETHING FROM GOD

OR IT IS SOMETHING WE EIGHT

ATE LAST NIGHT?

GOD'S DREAMS ARE FULL OF

PEACE AND COLOR AND

PRESENCE.

WHEN GOD GIVES US A DREAM,

IT IS TO REVEAL THE PLANS

AND PURPOSES HE HAS FOR OUR

LIFE.

WHEN HE SPEAKS TO US IN A

VISION, IT IS HIS NATURE AND

CHARACTER.

YOU WERE MOVING MORE INTO A

VISION REALM THAN JUST IN A

SIMPLE DREAM REALM.

Terry: HOW DID THIS

FIRST HAPPEN FOR YOU?

I WAS ON PROPHETIC TEAMS

IN A CHURCH OF FLORIDA,

CARPENTER'S HOME CHURCH, AND

PEOPLE WILL COME TO US TO

ADMINISTER TO THEM

PROPHETICALLY, AND THEY SAID

I HAD A DREAM.

AND I SAID WE'RE PROPHETIC.

BUT HE SAID, LISTEN TO THE

DREAM, AND I'LL TELL YOU

WHAT IT MEANS, AND JUST SAY

WHAT I SAY.

AND THAT'S HOW IT BEGAN FOR

ME.

Terry: YOU SAY THAT THE

DREAMS OF THE RIGHTEOUS ARE

DELAYED, BUT THE DREAMS OF

THE WICKED HAPPEN QUICKLY.

WHAT DO YOU MEAN BY THAT?

GOD IS ALWAYS WORKING

BEHIND THE SCENE FOR THE

BELIEVER.

THE IMPORTANT THING GOD IS

AFTER IS OUR CHARACTER AND

OUR INTEGRITY.

SO HE'LL GIVE US A DREAM AT

THE BEGINNING.

THEN HE CREATES US AND MAKES

US AND FORMS US INTO THAT

PERSON OF INTEGRITY AND

CHARACTER THAT COULD SUSTAIN

THE LEVEL OF EXPOSURE OR

LEFT LEG OEXPOSURE OR

ANOINTING HE IS GOING TO

GIVE TO US AT THE END.

THOSE WHO DON'T SERVE GOD,

THEIR DREAMS HAPPEN QUICKLY

BECAUSE GOD KNOWS THEIR

HEART IS HARDENED, AND

THEY'RE NOT GOING TO CHANGE,

AND THEY'RE NOT GOING TO

ENTER INTO A TRANSITION

PROCESS, THEREFORE THEIR

DREAMS HAPPEN VERY QUICKLY.

Terry: AND YOU SAY WE

NEED TO DEVELOP OUR SKILLS

TO UNDERSTAND DREAMS.

AND YOU'VE CERTAINLY HAD TO

DO THAT.

HOW DO WE DO THAT?

I BEGAN JOURNALING, AND

LISTENING TO PEOPLE DREAMS

AND PAYING ATTENTION TO THE

SYMBOLS.

SYMBOLS ARE THE KEYS THAT

UNLOCK THE MINISTRY.

IF YOU KNOW WHAT THE

POSITIVE MEANINGS ARE AND

NEGATIVE MEANINGS, AND

FINDING A PRINCIPLE THAT

LINES UP IN SCRIPTURE,

YOU'LL SEE THOSE SYMBOLS.

LIKE WHEN THE DOVE DESCENDED

ON TO JESUS, REPRESENTING

THE HOLY SPIRIT.

JESUS USED PARABLES ALL

THROUGHOUT THE BIBLE.

LOGGING YOUR DREAMS, AND

ALLOWING THE HOLY SPIRIT TO

ASSIGN A SYMBOL TO EACH OF

YOUR DREAMS WILL HELP YOU

UNDERSTAND YOUR DREAMS.

Terry: IT'S SO

IMPORTANT, BECAUSE OVER AND

OVER WE'RE TOLD TO JOURNAL

THINGS, WRITE DOWN THE

VISION AND WRITE DOWN THE

DREAM.

YES.

Terry: BARBIE'S BOOK IS

CALLED "GATEWAY TO THE

REALM."

IT IS A FASCINATING

SUBJECT.

AND WE ALL DREAM, SO FIND

OUT WHAT IT IS ALL ABOUT.

GREAT TO HAVE YOU HERE.

THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME.

I ENJOYED THIS SEGMENT WITH

YOU.

EMBED THIS VIDEO


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