Dreams and visions
June 29, 2016
LEARNING TO PROPHESY
CG CATCH THE FIRE
The dreams of
You will learn some symbols from these dreams.
You will understand that it’s God who gives
power and authority gifting and abilities.
God can set you in uncomfortable places to
prepare you for the task he has for you.
He gives you the ability to discern and receive
revelation of the plans and secrets of His heart.
A quick look into Daniel’s life
3rd Year King Jehoiakim, King of Juda.
Daniel and his companions decided not to eat
from the delicacies of the King’s table.
Not to defile themselves.
Ashpenaz = the master of the eunuchs of
Accepted to test them for 10 Days
Daniel 1:17 (NIV)
17 To these four young men God gave
knowledge and understanding of all kinds of
literature and learning. And Daniel could
understand visions and dreams of all kinds.
Daniel 1:19-20 (NIV)
19 The king talked with them, and he found
none equal to Daniel, Hananiah, Mishael and
Azariah; so they entered the king’s
service. 20 In every matter of wisdom and
understanding about which the king
questioned them, he found them ten times
better than all the magicians and enchanters
in his whole kingdom.
In his 2nd year, King
troubled dreams and his
sleep left him.
None of them could resolve
the problem of the King.
Nebuchadnezzar decided to
kill all of them.
This would include Daniel,
Hananiah, Mishael and
Daniel 2:5 (NKJV)
5 The king answered and said to the
Chaldeans, “My decision is firm: if you do not
make known the dream to me, and its
interpretation, you shall be cut in pieces, and
your houses shall be made an ash heap.
King Nebuchadnezzar had a very disturbing
dream and wanted to be sure the interpretation
he received was correct
Meaning of names
Daniel = God is my Judge.
Hananiah = Answered by the Lord.
Mishael = Who is like God.
Azariah = Yaweh help
Nebuchadnezzar = Nebo, protects the crown
Nebo = Babilonian god of wisdom.
Arioch = Long, great, tall; lion like, venerable
Daniel’s buy some time
Daniel 2:18-19New International Version
18 He urged them to plead for mercy from the
God of heaven concerning this mystery, so that
he and his friends might not be executed with
the rest of the wise men of Babylon. 19 During
the night the mystery was revealed to Daniel in
a vision. Then Daniel praised the God of
Daniel 2:24 (NKJV)
Daniel Explains the Dream
24 Therefore Daniel went to Arioch, whom the
king had appointed to destroy the wise men of
Babylon. He went and said thus to him: “Do
not destroy the wise men of Babylon; take me
before the king, and I will tell the king the
Daniel 2:26 (NKJV)
26 The king answered and said to Daniel,
whose name was Belteshazzar, “Are you able
to make known to me the dream which I have
seen, and its interpretation?”
Daniel 2:27 (NKJV)
27 Daniel answered in the presence of the king,
and said, “The secret which the king has
demanded, the wise men, the astrologers, the
magicians, and the soothsayers cannot
declare to the king.
Wisely Daniel protects the life of the ones
destined to be killed
Daniel 2:28 (NKJV)
28 But there is a God in heaven who reveals
secrets, and He has made known to King
Nebuchadnezzar what will be in the latter
days. Your dream, and the visions of your head
upon your bed, were these:
It is God who reveals secrets.
Daniel 2:29 (NKJV)
29 As for you, O king, thoughts
came to your mind while on your bed,
about what would come to pass after this; and
He who reveals secrets has made known to
you what will be.
Revelation of things to come
Daniel 2:30 (NKJV)
30 But as for me, this secret has not been
revealed to me because I have more wisdom
than anyone living, but for our sakes who
make known the interpretation to the king,
and that you may know the thoughts of your
1. Humbleness in declaring God greatness.
2. For benefit of every one.
3. The King to know secrets of his heart.
Daniel 2:31-33 (NKJV)
31 “You, O king, were watching; and behold, a
great image! This great image, whose
splendor was excellent, stood before you; and
its form was awesome. 32 This image’s
head was of fine gold, its chest and arms of
silver, its belly and thighs of bronze, 33 its legs
of iron, its feet partly of iron and partly of
Daniel 2:34 (NKJV)
34 You watched while a stone was cut out
without hands, which struck the image on its
feet of iron and clay, and broke them in pieces.
1 Stone representing Jesus
2 Heating the base of the idol
3 Brings down everything in pieces
Daniel 2:35 (NKJV)
35 Then the iron, the clay, the bronze, the
silver, and the gold were crushed together,
and became like chaff from the summer
threshing floors; the wind carried them away
so that no trace of them was found. And the
stone that struck the image became a great
mountain and filled the whole earth.
We are in the last line
Definition of Gold
1. a yellow precious metal, the chemical
element of atomic number 79, valued
especially for use in jewelry and decoration,
and to guarantee the value of currencies.
2. a deep lustrous yellow or yellow-brown
"her eyes were light green and flecked with
Definition of SILVER
A soft grayish-white metal that is very
valuable and is used to make jewelry, coins,
knives, forks, etc.
: objects (such as knives, forks, teapots,
candlesticks, etc.) that are made of or covered
: coins that are made of silver
Definition of Bronze
a yellowish-brown alloy of copper with up to
make (a person or part of the body) suntanned.
"Alison was bronzed by outdoor life"
Definition of IRON
: a heavy type of metal that is very common,
occurs naturally in blood, and is used to make
steel and in many products
: a device with a flat metal base that is heated
and is used to press wrinkles out of clothing
: a golf club that has a metal head and is
identified by a number
Definition of CLAY
1a : an earthy material that is plastic when
moist but hard when fired, that is composed
mainly of fine particles of hydrous aluminum
silicates and other minerals, and that is used
for brick, tile, and pottery; specifically : soil
composed chiefly of this material having
particles less than a specified size
b : EARTH, MUD
Daniel 2:36-38 (NKJV)
36 “This is the dream. Now we will tell the
interpretation of it before the king. 37 You, O
king, are a king of kings. For the God of
heaven has given you a kingdom, power,
strength, and glory; 38 and wherever the
children of men dwell, or the beasts of the field
and the birds of the heaven, He has
given them into your hand, and has made you
ruler over them all—you are this head of gold.
Daniel 2:39 (NKJV)
39 But after you shall arise another kingdom
inferior to yours; then another, a third
kingdom of bronze, which shall rule over all
Daniel 2:40 (NKJV)
40 And the fourth kingdom shall be as strong as
iron, inasmuch as iron breaks in pieces and
shatters everything; and like iron that
crushes, that kingdom will break in pieces
and crush all the others.
Daniel 2:41-43 (NKJV)
41 Whereas you saw the feet and toes, partly of
potter’s clay and partly of iron, the kingdom
shall be divided; yet the strength of the iron shall
be in it, just as you saw the iron mixed with
ceramic clay. 42 And as the toes of the
feet were partly of iron and partly of clay, so the
kingdom shall be partly strong and partly
fragile. 43 As you saw iron mixed with ceramic
clay, they will mingle with the seed of men; but
they will not adhere to one another, just as iron
does not mix with clay.
Daniel 2:44 (NKJV)
44 And in the days of these kings the God of
heaven will set up a kingdom which shall
never be destroyed; and the kingdom shall
not be left to other people; it shall break in
pieces and consume all these kingdoms, and
it shall stand forever.
Daniel 2:45 (NKJV)
45 Inasmuch as you saw that the stone was cut
out of the mountain without hands, and that it
broke in pieces the iron, the bronze, the clay,
the silver, and the gold—the great God has
made known to the king what will come to
pass after this. The dream is certain, and its
interpretation is sure.”
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