PLACE OF DIVINE DIRECTION IN THE LIVES OF GODS SERVANTS.
1) DIVINE DIRECTION IN THE LIFE OF ABRAHAM.
Now the Lord said to Abram,
“Go forth from your country,
And from your relatives
And from your father’s house,
To the land which I will show you;
2)DIVINE DIRECTION IN THE LIFE OF JACOB.
Then the Lord said to Jacob, “Return to the land of your fathers and to your relatives, and I will be with you.”
3)DIVINE DIRECTION IN THE LIFE OF MOSES.
Therefore, come now, and I will send you to Pharaoh, so that you may bring My people, the sons of Israel, out of Egypt.”
At the command of the Lord they camped, and at the command of the Lord they set out; they kept the Lord’s charge, according to the command of the Lord through Moses.
4)DIVINE DIRECTION IN THE LIFE JOSHUA
“Moses My servant is dead; now therefore arise, cross this Jordan, you and all this people, to the land which I am giving to them, to the sons of Israel.
5)DIVINE DIRECTION IN THE LIFE OF GIDEON
The Lord looked at him and said, “Go in this your strength and deliver Israel from the hand of Midian. Have I not sent you?”
6)DIVINE DIRECTION IN THE LIFE OF DAVID.
2 Samuel 5:19
Then David inquired of the Lord, saying, “Shall I go up against the Philistines? Will You give them into my hand?” And the Lord said to David, “Go up, for I will certainly give the Philistines into your hand.”
7)DIVINE DIRECTION IN THE LIFE OF ELIJAH
1 Kings 17:3
“Go away from here and turn eastward, and hide yourself by the brook Cherith, which is east of the Jordan.
1 Kings 17:4
It shall be that you will drink of the brook, and I have commanded the ravens to provide for you there.”
1 Kings 17:9
“Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and stay there; behold, I have commanded a widow there to provide for you.”
1 Kings 18:1
Now it happened after many days that the word of the Lord came to Elijah in the third year, saying, “Go, show yourself to Ahab, and I will send rain on the face of the earth.”
1 Kings 19:15
The Lord said to him, “Go, return on your way to the wilderness of Damascus, and when you have arrived, you shall anoint Hazael king over Aram;
1 Kings 21:18
“Arise, go down to meet Ahab king of Israel, who is in Samaria; behold, he is in the vineyard of Naboth where he has gone down to take possession of it.
DREAM AND DIVINE DIRECTION.
ABRAM (Dream and Vision)
After these things the word of the Lord came to Abram in a vision, saying,
“Do not fear, Abram,
I am a shield to you;
Your reward shall be very great.”
“Amid disquieting thoughts from the visions of the night,
When deep sleep falls on men,
Dread came upon me, and trembling,
And made all my bones shake.
“Then a spirit passed by my face;
The hair of my flesh bristled up.
God spoke to Israel in visions of the night and said, “Jacob, Jacob.” And he said, “Here I am.”
Now it happened at the end of two full years that Pharaoh had a dream, and behold, he was standing by the Nile. And lo, from the Nile there came up seven cows, sleek and fat; and they grazed in the marsh grass. Then behold, seven other cows came up after them from the Nile, ugly and gaunt, and they stood by the other cows on the bank of the Nile. read more.
The angel of the Lord appeared to him in a blazing fire from the midst of a bush; and he looked, and behold, the bush was burning with fire, yet the bush was not consumed. So Moses said, “I must turn aside now and see this marvelous sight, why the bush is not burned up.”
“After forty years had passed, an angel appeared to him in the wilderness of Mount Sinai, in the flame of a burning thorn bush. When Moses saw it, he marveled at the sight; and as he approached to look more closely, there came the voice of the Lord: ‘I am the God of your fathers, the God of Abraham and Isaac and Jacob.’ Moses shook with fear and would not venture to look.
When Gideon came, behold, a man was relating a dream to his friend. And he said, “Behold, I had a dream; a loaf of barley bread was tumbling into the camp of Midian, and it came to the tent and struck it so that it fell, and turned it upside down so that the tent lay flat.” His friend replied, “This is nothing less than the sword of Gideon the son of Joash, a man of Israel; God has given Midian and all the camp into his hand.” When Gideon heard the account of the dream and its interpretation, he bowed in worship. He returned to the camp of Israel and said, “Arise, for the Lord has given the camp of Midian into your hands.”
2 Samuel 7:4
But in the same night the word of the Lord came to Nathan, saying,
1 Kings 3:4-15
The king went to Gibeon to sacrifice there, for that was the great high place; Solomon offered a thousand burnt offerings on that altar. In Gibeon the Lord appeared to Solomon in a dream at night; and God said, “Ask what you wish Me to give you.” Then Solomon said, “You have shown great lovingkindness to Your servant David my father, according as he walked before You in truth and righteousness and uprightness of heart toward You; and You have reserved for him this great lovingkindness, that You have given him a son to sit on his throne, as it is this day. read more.
In the year of King Uzziah’s death I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, lofty and exalted, with the train of His robe filling the temple. Seraphim stood above Him, each having six wings: with two he covered his face, and with two he covered his feet, and with two he flew. And one called out to another and said,
“Holy, Holy, Holy, is the Lord of hosts,
The whole earth is full of His glory.”
As I looked, behold, a storm wind was coming from the north, a great cloud with fire flashing forth continually and a bright light around it, and in its midst something like glowing metal in the midst of the fire. Within it there were figures resembling four living beings. And this was their appearance: they had human form. Each of them had four faces and four wings. read more.
Then I looked, and behold, a likeness as the appearance of a man; from His loins and downward there was the appearance of fire, and from His loins and upward the appearance of brightness, like the appearance of glowing metal.
And the Spirit lifted me up and brought me in a vision by the Spirit of God to the exiles in Chaldea. So the vision that I had seen left me. Then I told the exiles all the things that the Lord had shown me.
The hand of the Lord was upon me, and He brought me out by the Spirit of the Lord and set me down in the middle of the valley; and it was full of bones. He caused me to pass among them round about, and behold, there were very many on the surface of the valley; and lo, they were very dry. He said to me, “Son of man, can these bones live?” And I answered, “O Lord God, You know. ”read more.
NEBUCHADNEZZAR (Dreams and Visions)
However, there is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries, and He has made known to King Nebuchadnezzar what will take place in the latter days. This was your dream and the visions in your mind while on your bed.
I saw a dream and it made me fearful; and these fantasies as I lay on my bed and the visions in my mind kept alarming me.
Then the mystery was revealed to Daniel in a night vision. Then Daniel blessed the God of heaven;
Thus the Lord God showed me, and behold, He was forming a locust-swarm when the spring crop began to sprout. And behold, the spring crop was after the king’s mowing. And it came about, when it had finished eating the vegetation of the land, that I said,
“Lord God, please pardon!
How can Jacob stand,
For he is small?”
The Lord changed His mind about this.
“It shall not be,” said the Lord. read more.
Thus the Lord God showed me, and behold, there was a basket of summer fruit. He said, “What do you see, Amos?” And I said, “A basket of summer fruit.” Then the Lord said to me, “The end has come for My people Israel. I will spare them no longer. The songs of the palace will turn to wailing in that day,” declares the Lord God. “Many will be the corpses; in every place they will cast them forth in silence. ”read more.
I saw the Lord standing beside the altar, and He said,
“Smite the capitals so that the thresholds will shake,
And break them on the heads of them all!
Then I will slay the rest of them with the sword;
They will not have a fugitive who will flee,
Or a refugee who will escape.
ZECHARIAH (Dreams and Visions)
I saw at night, and behold, a man was riding on a red horse, and he was standing among the myrtle trees which were in the ravine, with red, sorrel and white horses behind him.
Then he showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of the Lord, and Satan standing at his right hand to accuse him.
He said to me, “What do you see?” And I said, “I see, and behold, a lampstand all of gold with its bowl on the top of it, and its seven lamps on it with seven spouts belonging to each of the lamps which are on the top of it;
And he said to me, “What do you see?” And I answered, “I see a flying scroll; its length is twenty cubits and its width ten cubits.”
Now I lifted up my eyes again and looked, and behold, four chariots were coming forth from between the two mountains; and the mountains were bronze mountains.
And having been warned by God in a dream not to return to Herod, the magi left for their own country by another way.
Now when they had gone, behold, an angel of the Lord *appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, “Get up! Take the Child and His mother and flee to Egypt, and remain there until I tell you; for Herod is going to search for the Child to destroy Him.”
While he was sitting on the judgment seat, his wife sent him a message, saying, “Have nothing to do with that righteous Man; for last night I suffered greatly in a dream because of Him.”
SAUL/PAUL(vision and Dreams)
As he was traveling, it happened that he was approaching Damascus, and suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him;
A vision appeared to Paul in the night: a man of Macedonia was standing and appealing to him, and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.”
And the Lord said to Paul in the night by a vision, “Do not be afraid any longer, but go on speaking and do not be silent;
and I saw Him saying to me, ‘Make haste, and get out of Jerusalem quickly, because they will not accept your testimony about Me.’
For this very night an angel of the God to whom I belong and whom I serve stood before me,
2 Corinthians 12:1-4
Boasting is necessary, though it is not profitable; but I will go on to visions and revelations of the Lord. I know a man in Christ who fourteen years ago—whether in the body I do not know, or out of the body I do not know, God knows—such a man was caught up to the third heaven. And I know how such a man—whether in the body or apart from the body I do not know, God knows—read more.
Now there was a disciple at Damascus named Ananias; and the Lord said to him in a vision, “Ananias.” And he said, “Here I am, Lord.” And the Lord said to him, “Get up and go to the street called Straight, and inquire at the house of Judas for a man from Tarsus named Saul, for he is praying,
About the ninth hour of the day he clearly saw in a vision an angel of God who had just come in and said to him, “Cornelius!”
On the next day, as they were on their way and approaching the city, Peter went up on the housetop about the sixth hour to pray. But he became hungry and was desiring to eat; but while they were making preparations, he fell into a trance; and he *saw the sky opened up, and an object like a great sheet coming down, lowered by four corners to the ground,read more.
JOHN the beloved (vision)
Then I turned to see the voice that was speaking with me. And having turned I saw seven golden
WHY YOU NEED DIVINE DIRECTION.
1)Direction is the mother of distinction in life
2)Information is power.
3)It eradicates the waste of time and Resources.
4)Enhances Impact and Results.
5)Gives you an Edge over others.
6)It will put your life in auto Drive.
7)It guarantees Supernatural Breakthroughs.
8)It Guarantees Peace and Rest.
9)You are Assured of Divine Presence of God.
10)Success is guaranteed.
ACCESSING DIVINE DIRECTION THROUGH PROPHETIC DREAM AND VISIONS.
1)Become a Living Soul through the redemptive work of Christ on the cross of Calvary .
2)Receive the Baptism of the Holy Spirit.
3)Fall in love with the written Word of God.
4)Be opened to the revealed word of God.
5)Pray the Prayer of Enquire before you Sleep.
6)Keep a Dream, Journal and Diarise your Dream.
7)Seek genuine Interpretation.
8)Glean Wisdom and instruction.
9)Become a doer of the instruction.
APOSTOLIC PRAYERS FOR DREAM OF DIVINE DIRECTION.
1)O lord you are the revealer of mysteries encounter me in a vision and dream tonight in Jesus name.
2) O God, of divine direction, make known unto me whether . . . (mention the reason for your asking for His direction).
3)O Lord, remove from me every form of distractions that has blocked my spiritual eyes and ears from visions and divine instructions concerning my life in Jesus name..
4)Let every idol in my heart concerning this issue ,in my heart concerning this issue be terminated in the name of Jesus.
5)O Lord, give unto me the spirit of revelation and wisdom in the knowledge of You.
6)O Lord, open my spiritual eyes to see visions concerning my life and assignment in Jesus name.
- O Lord, by your mercy, save me from every wrong decision I have made that is affecting me negatively in Jesus name.
8)O Lord, have mercy on me for placing my confidence in man concerning my life and destiny
9)O Lord, open up my spiritual understanding today and forever in Jesus name.
10)O Lord, teach me deep and secret things.
11)O Lord, reveal to me your will in this particular issue, whether beneficial or not.
12)I reject every manipulation of the spirits of confusion, in the name of Jesus.
13)O Lord, teach me to know that which is worth knowing and love that which is worth loving, and to dislike whatsoever is not pleasing unto You.
14)Oh lord, guard me from making foundational mistakes in my decision �making, in the name of Jesus.
15)Father Lord, guide and direct me in knowing Your mind on this particular issue.
16)I stand against all satanic attachments that may seek to confuse my decision, in the name of Jesus.
17)If this . . . (mention the name of the thing) is not for me, O Lord, re-direct my steps.
18)I bind the activities of the spirit of disobedience in my life in Jesus name
19)O Lord my God make Your way plain before me on this matter in Jesus name.
20)O God, You who reveals secret things, make known unto me Your choice for me on this issue in Jesus name.