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 in Joppa Commentary/Exegesis by Jon M Walton https://www.christiancentury.org/article/2007-04/dreaming-joppa Commentary/Exegesis by Jon M Walton Topics: Gentiles , Holy Spirit , Peter Source: The Christian Century Jon M. Walton's commentary on Acts 11:1-18 and Psalm 148 notes how Peter's dream resulted in Christianity becoming available to Gentiles. Even today the church still struggles with admitting people thought by some to be unfit. 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. 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 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. 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. 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. Pay Attention to the Dreams Sermon Starter/Outline by Peter Slofstra https://www.reformedworship.org/article/september-1996/pay-attention-dreams-resources-advent-and-christmas-service-page-1-2 Sermon Starter/Outline by Peter Slofstra Topics: Christmas , Advent , Incarnation , Nativity Source: Reformed Worship A collection of resources for Advent and Christmas based on dreams and visions, specifically dreams and visions about the coming of Jesus. Includes service outlines and sermon starters. 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 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 in the Hebrew Bible Article by Jean-Marie Husser https://bibleodyssey.org/people/related-articles/dreams-in-the-hebrew-bible Article by Jean-Marie Husser Topics: Prophets , Divination , Prophecy , Revelation Source: Bible Odyssey Jean-Marie Husser introduces the customs surrounding dreams in the ancient Near East, arguing that the Bible concentrates on the charisma of the interpreters rather than the expertise of professional specialists. Full Text Hymns on Dreams Come, Let Us Dream©
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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 Shaped by Saints Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg https://rachelhackenberg.com/sunday-prayer-all-saints-day/ Element of Worship by Rachel G Hackenberg Topics: All Saints' Day , Memory , Vision , Courage Source: Rachel G. Hackenberg Rachel Hackenberg offers a prayer for All Saints Day. "In prayer we dream, and our dreams are shaped by the lives of saints who linger in our longing." 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." Prophetic Dreams and Visions in the Hebrew Bible Article by Susan Niditch https://bibleodyssey.org/passages/related-articles/prophetic-dreams-and-visions-in-the-hebrew-bible Article by Susan Niditch Topics: Revelation , Prophets , Divination , Revelation Source: Bible Odyssey Susan Niditch provides historical context for the dreams and visions of the Hebrew Bible. Ancient Israelites believed dreams foretold and interpreted reality and were divine in origin. 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. 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. Let Us Dream Article by Patricia Bruno https://preacherexchange.com/ssh_feb21.htm Article by Patricia Bruno Topics: Pope Francis , Courage , Grace , Conversion Source: preacherexchange In this reflection, written during the pandemic, Patricia Bruno reminds us that crisis situations are demanding, but they reveal what is in our hearts.