I’m a big fan of dreams.

I love letting my mind just wander and concoct all the crazy ideas it can, because some of them will be amazing. Many will be terrible, and the work is in deciphering which is which. Which dreams to throw out, and which ones to hang on to.

I’m pretty sure God’s a big fan of dreams too.
There are dreams to rebuild temples, free a people from slavery, and prevent famines.
Still, dreamers always got the bad rep.

“Behold the dreamer cometh!”
[Gen 37:19]

Look at this guy! Who does he think he is that he can really make a difference? It’s a lost cause. There’s no hope.

That’s not how God sees it though. There is always hope. This weekend I was reminded that you haven’t missed what God is calling you to unless you’re dead.

Are you dead?
Then neither is your dream.

There is a danger, though; one I’ve been prone to.

Your dream is not your own.
God gave you that dream.
It’s his.
You’re just entrusted with it for a little while.

Whatever your dream, God wants it to come to pass even more than you.
But you cannot chase the dream so hard you forget to chase the Dream-Giver.
He is greater than the dream.
The Dream-Giver is all.

Don’t get so caught up in chasing the dream that you forget to chase the Dream-Giver.