Keyword: Interpretation

  • Prayer to Change Your Life By John Paul Jackson The Bible is filled with examples of godly men and women whose lives were infused with prayer. As a result, entire nations were changed, and the earth saw God displayed in power. Prayer is the most mentioned doctrine and practice in Scripture. The command to pray is found 250 times in the Bible, and praying specific prayers is mentioned another 280 times. I know that prayer can be an intimidating word for some of us. In the middle of busy lives, the thought of prayer can make us feel overwhelmed. So in this month’s article, I want to share with you an easy way to pray—a practice that has radically shaped my walk with God, and I know it will impact yours as well. It’s called Lectio Divina, which is a fancy phrase that essentially means praying Scripture back to God.
  • Context, Context, Context By Streams Staff What is context? Context is looking at the details of the dream in light of the big picture.
  • A Vehicle to Your Destiny Pt. 1 By Streams Staff One of the most common, yet important, objects to appear in dreams are vehicles. God has much to say about your vehicle in dreams—it plays an important role in getting you where He wants you to go.
  • How Do You Feel? By Streams Staff One of the most important things to remember about your dream—and it's important to do this right after waking up—is how you felt during the dream and what lingering feeling you had after waking up from the dream. Sometimes "how you felt" about the dream can be subtle. It's on these occasions where it's most important to include this somewhere in your dream entry. For example (Feeling: When the dream started, I felt a little apprehensive, but as it progressed, I felt more and more comfortable). Remembering and writing down how you felt right after having a dream is an important habit to get into. Seemingly positive events can happen in a dream, but if you wake up with an uneasy feeling, the interpretation of that dream might change—from an encouraging dream to a warning dream. Sometimes this is the subtle difference between good and God.
  • Comparing Intrinsic and Extrinsic Dreams By Streams Staff In the Understanding Dreams and Visions course you are taught the difference between intrinsic and extrinsic dreams. Identifying this characteristic, which determines if the dream is about you (intrinsic) or somebody else (extrinsic), is just one step of recording and interpreting your dreams.
  • Wage Peace By John Paul Jackson Contrary to modern Western thought, peace is a fairly violent word.