Resources on Dreams

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Topical Study on Dreams Dreams are sequences of images, thoughts, sensations, or emotions -- sometimes narratively connected -- that appear unbidden in our minds during sleep. Researchers differ widely on the meaning of dreams and even on whether dreams have any meaning at all. In Scripture, dreams are emblems of anything perceived as transitory.... Dreams Sermon Starter/Outline by Doug Bratt http://cep.calvinseminary.edu/sermon-starters/proper-14a/?type=old_testament_lectionary Sermon Starter/Outline by Doug Bratt Topics: Faith , Hope , Suffering , Providence Source: Center for Excellence in Preaching This sermon starter on Genesis 37 focuses on the hope of Joseph’s dreams, but also the difficulties they bring. God uses suffering, even when those who experience it never see that purpose. Dreaming Devotional by John Foley http://liturgy.slu.edu/4AdvA121816/reflections_foley.html Devotional by John Foley Topics: Advent , Trust , Joseph , Discernment Source: The Sunday Website Joseph, Mary, and Jesus survived because Joseph trusted what happened in a dream. This advent reflection on Matthew 1:18-24 encourages us to learn discernment and pursue trust. Dreaming God’s Dreams Article by Juan Francisco Martinez https://fullerstudio.fuller.edu/dreaming-gods-dreams/ Article by Juan Francisco Martinez Topics: Immigration , Racism , Reconciliation , Revelation Source: Fuller Studio Juan Francisco Martínez challenges readers to live into God’s dream presented in Revelation 7:9-10, working to rectify the challenges presented by structural racism and global migration. Dream Logic and Spiritual Life Sermon (Complete) by Andrew Stephen Damick https://blogs.ancientfaith.com/asd/2015/11/30/awake-o-sleeper-dream-logic-and-spiritual-life/ Sermon (Complete) by Andrew Stephen Damick Topics: Spirituality Source: Ancient Faith Blog In this homily on Ephesians 5:8-19 from the Orthodox tradition, Andrew Stephen Damick talks about spiritual dreams as the kind of thinking that gets us off track in the spiritual life. Dreaming Big Article by Amy Thompson Sevimli https://www.faithandleadership.com/amy-thompson-sevimli-dreaming-big Article by Amy Thompson Sevimli Topics: Ministry , Congregation , Vision , Reign of God Source: Faith and Leadership Having trouble getting sustainable young adult ministry up and running in your congregation? This article suggests we must begin with a vision of God’s reign and then allow ourselves to dream something bigger. Dreams and Visions Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown http://worshipingwithchildren.blogspot.com/2016/09/year-c-proper-25-30th-sunday-in.html Children's Sermon by Carolyn C Brown Topics: Pharisees , Judgmentalism , Humility Source: Worshiping With Children A collection of children's resources by Carolyn Brown that helps teach passages about dreams and visions, as well as Pharisees and forgiveness. Dream Tenders Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose http://www.davidlose.net/2016/08/pentecost-14-c-dream-tenders/ Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose Topics: Law , Sabbath , God's Will , Gift Source: In the Meantime David Lose reflects on Luke 13:10-17, on Sabbath, thinking about how the law invites us to help others flourish and live out their dreams and live into God’s dream of flourishing for all persons. Dreams and Visions Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/PentecostA060417/reflections_justice.html Commentary/Exegesis by Gerald Darring Topics: Pentecost , Justice , Holy Spirit Source: The Sunday Website This Pentecost reflection on John 14:18 and Acts 2:1-11 reminds us that the Spirit of Jesus is with us always in the pain and suffering of ordinary life and invites us to dream a just world. Dreams, Worship, Intercessory Prayer and All Saints' Day Study Guide by The Episcopal Church https://www.episcopalchurch.org/bible-study/bible-study-all-saints-day-c-2019 Study Guide by The Episcopal Church Topics: All Saints' Day , Vision , Intercession , Prayer Source: Sermons That Work This Bible study on Psalm 149; Daniel 7:1-3, 15-18; Luke 6:20-31; Ephesians 1:11-23 includes commentary and discussion questions focusing on dreams, worship, intercessory prayer, and celebrating the faithfulness of our ancestors who followed Jesus. Dreams and Visions Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring http://liturgy.slu.edu/PentecostA060417/reflections_justice.html Sermon Starter/Outline by Gerald Darring Topics: Pentecost , Peace , Justice , Holy Spirit Source: The Sunday Website Reflecting on the coming of the Holy Spirit (John 14:18, 20:19-23; Acts 2:1-11), Gerald Darring invites us to "dream, in the Spirit" of a better world, a classless society, an economically just world." Dreaming During Advent Commentary/Exegesis by Richard A Wills, Sr http://www.theafricanamericanlectionary.org/PopupLectionaryReading.asp?LRID=120 Commentary/Exegesis by Richard A Wills, Sr Topics: Advent , Hope , Worship Planning , Commentary Source: The African American Lectionary A commentary on Isaiah 11:1-5, Luke 1:26-33, and the theme of dreaming for a Fourth Sunday of Advent service that includes a liturgical description and a biblical exegesis. Dreams: The Forgotten Spiritual Discipline Article by Gordon Atkinson https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/dreams-forgotten-spiritual-discipline Article by Gordon Atkinson Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling This article considers dreams, suggesting that dreams are a most delightful, natural, and biblical way that God works in our lives to teach us and to help us to grow. Full Text Hymns on Dreams Come, Let Us Dream©
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Dreams in Cubicles Devotional by Roxanne Stone https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/dreams-cubicles Devotional by Roxanne Stone Topics: Leadership , Work Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling It’s easy to think our dreams are for someday—to just do the work in front of us while we imagine a better life later. This reflection on Joel 2:28 reminds us that dreams are for today. Dream of the Three Kings Image by Richard Harries https://www.artway.eu/content.php?id=848&lang=en&action=show Image by Richard Harries Topics: Epiphany , Art , Angel , Magi Source: ArtWay This sculpture from the Cathedral Saint-Lazare by Gislebertus depicts the dream of the magi as told in Matthew 2:12 and is accompanied by a description from Richard Harries. Dream: A Tale of Wonder, Wisdom, and Wishes Children's Sermon by Donna Fair http://storypath.upsem.edu/dream-a-tale-of-wonder-wisdom-and-wishes/ Children's Sermon by Donna Fair Topics: Hope , Wisdom , Courage , Despair Source: Storypath A book review, written by Donna Fair, of the children's book Dream. Fair summarizes the book and notes its themes of hope and courage in the midst of despair, adding theological connections and "faith talk" questions.... Dream of the Magi Image by Christoph Weigel http://pitts.emory.edu/dia/image_details.cfm?ID=1874&referrer=preachingandworship.org Image by Christoph Weigel Source: Pitts Theology Library Digital Image Archive The magi are warned in a dream not to return to Herod Aligning Talents with Dreams: God's in Charge Article by Deidra Riggs https://www.theologyofwork.org/the-high-calling/aligning-talents-dreams-gods-charge Article by Deidra Riggs Topics: Holy Spirit , Calling/Vocation , Faith , Discernment Source: Theology of Work: The High Calling Deidra Riggs writes that as we follow the dreams God has for us, the Holy Spirit fills in the gap where our talents and skills fall short. Pentecost Dreams Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose https://www.workingpreacher.org/dear-working-preacher/pentecost-dreams Sermon Starter/Outline by David J Lose Topics: Pentecost , Holy Spirit , Faith , Creativity Source: Working Preacher In this column, David Lose invites us to a simple, yet difficult Pentecost task: to dream. It's right there in the Bible, after all, in Peter's words of Acts 2:1-21 and Joel 2:28-29, whom Peter quotes. The Dream of Pilate's Wife Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-dream-of-pilates-wife Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Sin , Suffering , Providence , Conscience Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Matthew 27:19, Charles Spurgeon attributes the dream of Pilate's wife to God's providence with the intention of warning Pilate. The Dream of Barley Cake Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon https://www.spurgeon.org/resource-library/sermons/the-dream-of-barley-cake Sermon (Complete) by Charles H Spurgeon Topics: Power , Sign , Faith , Weakness Source: The Spurgeon Center In this sermon on Judges 7:13-14, Charles Spurgeon reflects on Gideon's overhearing the telling of a dream, whose interpretation was that God would defeat the Midianites through Gideon.