Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Dare to Dream?


Have you ever had a dream so big that you thought you shouldn't even be dreaming about it because it possibly couldn't happen to you?

Have you had a blessing so wonderful that you were looking out for the 'catch' because it seemed too good to be true?

The truth is that every single human being has a dream, a desire; and usually we become afraid to continue that thought process because we fear the disappointment of it not coming to pass. Unfortunately sometimes, the fear ends the dream even before it takes flight.

"No, it possibly couldn't work, why bother". 

"That life is not for me, I wonder how other people get so lucky!"

"What if it doesn't work?!"

... And many times we lose out on a great opportunity, a great life because we don't believe enough that dreams and desires do come through.

Whenever we dream small or don't dare to dream big, I dare say that we diminish the power of God and the integrity of His word.

"Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh. Is there anything too hard for me?" - Jer 32:27

Perhaps, the greatness of our dreams is proportional to how much faith and trust we place in God and His word.

You can have that great career, you can have that phenomenal business, you can have that beautiful relationship, you can have that wonderful marriage, you can have a happy and fulfilled life, the things that happened to that loved one would not happen to you too.... Your story can be great and your end glorious. That dream can come to pass.

"Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth" - 3John 2

Don't limit the power of God, don't limit the greatness He has invested in you.

"Ask of me and I will make the nations your inheritance and the ends of the earth your possession" - Psalm 2:8

Great things don't just happen to other people, great things can happen to you too.

So, here's a call to you, don't be afraid to dream. It's time to stop limiting God and start taking Him up on His word, afterall, He said it -

"God is not a man that He should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent: hath he said, and shall he not do it?or hath he spoken and shall he not make it good?" - Numbers 23:19

Dream that dream, take the next step by asking God in prayers to bring it to pass, work diligently to pursue it, ignore the setbacks, dream again and work even harder. When you begin to see the dreams in real life, don't be afraid to embrace it with joy and thanks to your God because being great is not extraordinary for Him, that's His signature.

"Now to Him who is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all that we ask or think, according to the power that worketh in us" - Ephesians 3:20

Remember - "Exceedingly abundantly above ALL that we ask or think" - God will surpass your dreams and expectations.... But don't forget to dream and imagine that it is indeed possible by God's grace.

PS I read this fantastic post by a blogger (Ms Akut) whose amazing ability to bring life to every day simple activities is a gift indeed. I pray that the post inspires your faith to expect the best from the very best God. Click HERE to read.


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  1. Yea, God is able to do exceedingly, abundantly, above all we can ask or think according to his power at work in us. Thanks a lot Ayo for another inspiring post.

  2. What an inspiring post and a great reminder of just what a powerful God we serve. Thank you for writing this!

  3. God bless you Ayo for this inspiring post. If only we could hold on to God's Word like a little child, then will we believe His Word no matte the situations and circumstances we may find ourselves in.

  4. Well said Ayo. You are a source of encouragement. I was dreaming big myself the other day and thought it was ungodly to do so, cos I thought I was thinking 'highly' of myself. The devil is a liar. I dare to dream big now!

  5. Thank you for this timely reminder. My dreams will become reality in Jesus Name.

  6. @Ezy, Amen! He is able! :-)
    @Faith, We sure serve a powerful God!
    @Gracie, Amen, thanks hun. Faith like a little child..
    @Ashley, The devil is a liar, amen to that! Dream bigger :-)
    @HF, Amen!

  7. Inspiring! Whatever that dream is; he's capable of more. Amen!

  8. Yessss Boss, I love this post like mad. Its an amazing one. This line struck me the most:

    .....because being great is not extraordinary for Him, that's His signature.....

    Truly The only Way that we can truly attain a life of success and fulfilment, is by first Dreaming it, by neglecting the numerous voices of uncertainty in our heads, by neglecting the fear of Failure and the fear of success, and by just going out and doing the dang thing... I am a believer in the fact that GOD has given us the ability to do exploits, as he created us in his image and likeness, so as long as we trust in him, and dont doubt ourself, my we can shake this world.

    Nice post One +The ONE, it was an Awesome read. I am soooo fired up right abour now... :)

  9. @Inthe, AMEN!!
    @John, Yes my beloved brother! I know that you are one of God's greats! I pray that He will bring to pass every dream He has given you in Jesus name xx

  10. I shall not limit God's work in me.. I have the ability to be great too.
    Thanks for this post.

  11. @Peace, amen to that dear! xx


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