A dream is a release of revelation (natural or spiritual) that comes at a time when your body is at peace and you are settled. Dreams can be simple or symbolic. Through dreams God communicates with us about our destiny, as well as the destinies of our families, our nation and our world. It is in those private places that God’s presence and God’s Word seeks to invade our lives. When He comes to us, eager to reveal Himself in unique and unusual ways.
This morning I was awakened by a dream in which I was preparing for a fashion modeling event. In my younger years, I modeled with a group at various events for fun. As a model, I had to be poised, graceful, and portray a confident image to others.
After years of preparation, the Lord has opened many door(s) for me to bring forth the “gospel” message via various methods (radio, social media, blogs, etc.), and new doors are opening each day.
As I gracefully transition into this next season, I sensed in my spirit that I’ve been “gracefully broken” to carry the good news of the Kingdom of God. Jesus said in Luke 4:43 his mission was to preach the “good news” of the Kingdom (Luke 4:43).
What I’ve learned over the years is that God will break you to position you for His purposes. In order to grow and be positioned for what God is doing you must be broken. Walking in the path God has ordained is always a process. He breaks us with grace.
“Dear friends, do not be surprised at the fiery ordeal that has come on you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you” (1 Peter 4:12).
Humility is necessary the higher the calling. The struggle may not make sense until we realize it is not about sin. It is about the will behind it. It is about the willingness to give up all for the sake of Christ. In the garden of Gethsemane Jesus cried out, “Father, if you are willing, take this cup from me; yet not my will, but yours be done.”
There may be parts of our lives that we don’t know we are holding back until we come to the realization that it has been killing us for some time. The one thing that prevents us from fully experiencing the beauty of true fellowship with God. It is not until our will is gracefully broken that we are able to walk in the fullness of what God has intended for our lives.
In the time of being broken, we discover a level of fellowship with God that takes us out of the grip of the enemy by taking us firmly into the secret place of abiding. – Graham Cooke
Brokenness is when we can gracefully say, I’ve surrendered all to Him!
Dr. Francine Green