by PamFord Davis
7/01/2009 / Devotionals
Elvis had many box office hits in his movie career. One of his films, titled "Follow That Dream" did not have a dramatic plot; it just gave fans the chance to see him on the big screen, and enjoy his music. We all need a dream; and the challenge to follow that dream is motivating!
We should seek out our goals, those repressed dreams and line them up against God's plan for our lives. ""Brethren, I do not regard myself as having laid hold of it yet; but one thing I do: forgetting what lies behind and reaching forward to what lies ahead, I press on toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus (Philippians 3:13-14 NAS)."
In many ways a dream and a vision are similar. Search several Bible translations for wording in Proverbs 29:18. The word vision is also shared as a revelation. The tragic results of a lack of vision includes: perishing, running wild, and being unrestrained. It seems that individually, families, churches and nations need a dream, a vision renewed and refreshed in us. I desire that within my mind and spirit.
I do not want my life to be "running wild!" It brings to mind a car on a busy interstate, with a loss of control, leading to chain reaction accidents. Take my challenge, "Follow That Dream" of reaching that goal ahead. Jesus is waiting at the finish line!
Freelance writer of both fiction and non-fiction. Devotional writing is her first love. Published articles in Mature Living Magazine, Devotions for the Deaf, The Secret Place, Light from the Word, Coosa Journal and more. Devotions included in Tyndale Publisher's 'The One Year Devotional of Joy and Laughter' by Mary Hollingsworth.
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