Mercy

Dream received 1/25/2016

Mercy

truck3In this dream, a man was driving a truck loaded with boxes of fresh fruits and vegetables from Mexico to the U.S. At first, it looked like he was going to get waved through without incident, but at the last minute, an officer motioned for him to stop. The Mexican man looked terrified as the officer walked toward the truck. In his hand, the officer was holding a list of banned produce so the driver would understand why he was stopping him.

sweet potatoesAs soon as he had stopped the truck, the Mexican man hurried into the back of it and started digging frantically underneath a stack of boxes. Deeper and deeper he burrowed, searching for a box of contraband. When he found a box that had illegal produce in it, he reluctantly threw the box off the truck. Then he searched for more boxes. Out of the back of the truck flew a box of sweet potatoes and then two boxes of persimmons…

clipboardThe officer said nothing to the man but simply stood there with the list in his hand. After hurling five or six boxes off the truck, the Mexican man stood beside the officer, hanging his head in shame. Without a word, the officer calmly turned and walked away. When he returned in a few minutes, the Mexican man pulled out his wallet to pay the required fine to the border agent.

Then the officer, who had been silent all this time, spoke softly to the man in Spanish. He showed the man a piece of paper with the officer’s signature on it. The Mexican man’s eyes widened and his mouth dropped open. When the officer had left him, he had gone to pay the fine!

checkpointThe farmer looked up at the officer. With gentle compassion, the officer touched the man on the arm and motioned for him to drive on across the border. The Mexican, now in tears, smiled and nodded. Standing straight and tall, he took the list of prohibited produce from the officer, studied it for a few minutes, and then went to the truck to search for any more illegal produce that he might have forgotten about. With joy, he dug even deeper this time and willingly threw off a few more boxes.

Then the farmer drove off with a smile and a wave.truck driver3

Life in Him

Dream Received 1/18/2016

I was introduced to a family who had a new baby boy. His mother was proudly showing off her baby, who was sleeping on the sofa beside the couple. The father was hazy in the dream, not clear and distinct like the mother.

babyA little girl came out of the bedroom and, standing beside the sofa, started singing softly to the baby.

After a minute or two, the girl turned to me and stated matter-of-factly, “He’s dead.” The parents didn’t hear what she said and were oblivious to the baby lying dead beside them.

The little girl gently turned the infant over to face me. I saw his ashen face, his limp little arms… Yes, he was dead. My mouth dropped open in horror. His death had been so sudden!

Then, pointing upward, the girl said, “He is Life.”

She touched the baby and instantly blood flowed through his veins until his cheeks were rosy pink again and he began to move his arms and legs.

Then I woke up.

Yet a little while, and the world seeth me no more; but ye see me: because I live, ye shall live also. John 14:19

Jesus said unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me, though he were dead, yet shall he live: John 11:25

For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. 1 Cor 15:22

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They Shall Walk in White

“Thou hast a few names even in Sardis which have not defiled their garments; and they shall walk with me in white: for they are worthy.” Rev 3:4

“They shall walk in white” refers to true believers enjoying a constant sense of their own justification by faith. They understand the righteousness of Yahushua is credited to them. They have been washed and made whiter than the newly-fallen snow.

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He who is accepted by Yahushua wears white garments of joy and gladness while he walks in sweet communion with his Master. Why are there so many doubts, so much misery and mourning? It is because so many believers defile their garments with sin and error. Hence they lose the joy of their salvation and the comfortable fellowship of their Savior. They do not walk in white here below.

The promise also refers to walking in white before the throne of Yahuwah. Those who have not defiled their garments here shall most certainly walk in white there, where the white-robed hosts sing perpetual HalleluYahs to the Most High. They shall possess joys inconceivable, happiness beyond a dream, bliss which imagination knows not, blessedness which even the stretch of desire has not reached. The “undefiled in the way” shall have all this – not of merit, nor of works, but of grace. They shall walk with Yahushua in white, for He has made them “worthy.” In His sweet company, they shall drink of the living fountains of waters.

Adapted from Charles Spurgeon

Lightning

Dream received October 21, 2015

It was a warm, sunny day. I was with a group of 30 or 40 people in a grassy field, enjoying a picnic near our town. The children were playing games while the older folks were busy chatting and laying out food on picnic blankets.

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Without warning, lightning began to flash across the clear blue sky about five miles in the distance. One after another, fiery bolts hit the ground. Faster and faster the lightning came until the whole sky was a sheet of flames. The intense brightness of the fire nearly blinded us.

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Then one of my friends noticed that the fire was moving toward us. “Run!” he screamed.

Parents grabbed their children by the hand and ran toward the town, afraid of being consumed by the fire.

The fire begins to move across the field, devouring everything in its path, but I am rooted to the ground. I cannot run with the others. Although I see the town in the distance, it looks very far away. And is it really a safe place?

The heat of the approaching fire grows more intense and thick smoke burns my eyes and lungs. Suddenly I see a lake in front of me and plunge into the cool, clear water. The Water of Life is my safe place.

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Horrified, I watch the hungry flames engulf the town and then completely consume it in one blazing flash of light.

I wake up, distraught.

Thick clouds still cover the sky; yet the sun now and then breaks through, appearing like the avenging eye of Jehovah. Fierce lightnings leap from the heavens, enveloping the earth in a sheet of flame. White, Great Controversy, p. 638.

“The sun was risen upon the earth when Lot entered into Zoar.” The bright rays of the morning seemed to speak only prosperity and peace to the cities of the plain. The stir of active life began in the streets; men were going their various ways, intent on the business or the pleasures of the day. The sons-in-law of Lot were making merry at the fears and warnings of the weak-minded old man. Suddenly and unexpectedly as would be a thunder peal from an unclouded sky, the tempest broke. The Lord rained brimstone and fire out of heaven upon the cities and the fruitful plain; its palaces and temples, costly dwellings, gardens and vineyards, and the gay, pleasure-seeking throngs that only the night before had insulted the messengers of heaven–all were consumed. The smoke of the conflagration went up like the smoke of a great furnace. White, Patriarchs and Prophets, p. 164.

And as it was in the days of Noah, so it also shall be in the days of the Son of Man. They ate, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark; and the flood came and destroyed them all. So also as it was in the days of Lot: they ate, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they built; but the day Lot went out of Sodom, it rained fire and brimstone from the heaven and destroyed them all. Even so it shall be in the day when the Son of Man is revealed. In that day he who shall be on the housetop, and his goods in the house, let him not come down to take them away. And likewise, he who is in the field, let him not return to the things behind. Luke 17:26-31, NKJV

 

Housecleaning and the King’s Wedding

Dream received July 4, 2015

Part 1

I was with a few other women at a friend’s house. We watched with intense interest as she “deep cleaned” before leaving for an extended period.

I don’t remember all of the steps in the cleaning process, but at the end of this part of the dream, the woman showed us how she washed down the walls of the main room. She scooped something that looked like plain water out of a bucket and liberally splashed it on all four walls. The clear solution had an intense but delightful fragrance. It ran down the walls, onto the floor, and out of the room.

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After thoroughly rinsing the walls, she announced, “The house is clean.”

Part 2

I was sitting with a friend inside a palace. We were privileged to be guests at a king’s wedding. The king was seated on an immense throne, eagerly waiting for his bride to walk up the aisle for the wedding ceremony. My friend and I, along with hundreds of other spectators, were enjoying the colorful procession preceding the bride’s arrival.

A group of little girls dressed in fancy white dresses walked up the aisle. diamond-white-folwer-girl-drtess Behind them came someone carrying a larger platter of fancy sweets which the little girls had exquisitely decorated for the king with great care. When they reached the front, the girls offered him their delightful delicacies. 2612031gLn_petit-fours-for-baby-shower-for-twins_900The king smiled lovingly and, with great joy, accepted their special tokens of love.

The bride was about to enter and walk up the aisle to meet the king. Ecstatic, my friend turned to me and said in a subdued tone, “The king is ready for his bride, and the bride is ready for her king.”

I woke up.

My Freedom-giver and Protector

Dream received July 1, 2015

Part 1

I was with a group of people at a table playing a Bible board game. As we played, I saw a space on the board called Slavery in Egypt. Whoever landed there would be unable to play until a particular card was turned over on the stack. That card would give the player the password to be set free from bondage.

www-St-Takla-org--A-Nation-of-SlavesThe woman beside me had played the game before so I asked her if she remembered the secret word to leave Egypt. She smiled and said, “Yes.” Then, however, she put her finger to her lips indicating she wouldn’t tell me what it was! “You will find out soon enough,” she said.

lose a turnThe first time around the board, I landed on Slavery in Egypt. Every turn thereafter, I pulled a card from the stack on the board, hoping against all hope that it contained the code word so I could rejoin the game. By the time I finally turned over the card I needed, I felt like a caged bird and was eager to be delivered from captivity. caged birdThe word on the card was Passover.

p_lambPart 2

I was standing beside a gentle stream talking with some friends. We had been canoeing in the peaceful water all afternoon. It was getting late so we were discussing where to spend the night. Someone suggested tying the canoes to trees along the banks and sleeping in them. This sounded like a wonderful idea to us because we were tired. We eagerly began to climb into the boats. Suddenly we realized that there were more people than there were canoes. Two people would need to sleep in each canoe!

One of my friends walked over and kindly invited me to sleep in his canoe. I knew the man well and trusted him. Thanking him for his kind offer, I took his arm and climbed into his canoe. Then I carefully laid down beneath the seats in the bottom of the canoe.

As I did so, the man said, “I’ll sit in the back of the boat so you can rest comfortably. Don’t worry; I am with you. Don’t be afraid; I am your God….” (Isa. 41:10).

0721_jesus_calms_storm_christian_clipartI knew I was safe in this man’s boat. The water gently rocked me to sleep.

 

 

A Lamp unto My Feet

Dream received June 16, 2015

I was sitting alone in a small room, drifting in and out of sleep.

A man walked up beside my chair. Placing his hand on my shoulder, he gently Angel_of_Light widewoke me up. I thought I was alone in the room so I was startled when I felt his touch. In my sleepy stupor, I looked up to see a tall, shining man. I knew it was an angel. On his face was a look of sincere concern.

“Are you ready?” he asked.

Somehow I knew that he was asking whether I was ready for the time of trouble soon to come upon God’s people. “Of course I am ready!” I said to myself. To my dismay, however, the answer “yes” wouldn’t come out. My sleepy head nodded “yes,” but the word “yes” was stuck in my throat. I couldn’t seem to shake off my drowsiness.

The angel looked even more concerned when I could not answer his question. Then I realized the truth: I was not ready! The angel left my side as quickly and quietly as he had appeared.

I woke up.

Fully conscious now, I prayed earnestly, “Father, wake me from my stupor so I can prepare for the troublesome times ahead.”

Then I asked God, “What do I need to do to get ready?”

About an hour later, as I was sleeping again, an intense light flooded my mind. That Light was my answer.

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I woke up.

Verses that came to mind after this dream:

Awake, sleeping ones! And arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light. So be very careful how you live, making the best use of the time. Live wisely, not like fools. Ephesians 5:14, 15.

We are God’s watchmen. He commands us, “Sleep not! Watch and be ready! The foe is lurking near, ready at any moment, should you become lax and drowsy.”

Your Word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path. Psalm 119:105.

For the commandment of the law is a lamp and a light; a way of life; reproof also and correction. Proverbs 6:23.

We need the truth of the living Word to be ready. Scripture is our defense to stand through the last great conflict. His Word is a chart pointing out every waymark on our journey to heaven. We need the Law of God written on our hearts because it teaches us His holy requirements. His divine power and wisdom are present in His Word and in His Law.

The Woman on the Wall

Dream received June 9, 2015

A group of tourists was standing outside the thick stone walls of an ancient city in the Middle East listening to their tour guide.yeha05

Suddenly a woman cried out, “Look!” She pointed to a child who had slipped away from the crowd and was painstakingly scaling the massive stone wall. A hush fell over crowd. The young girl was climbing to the top! As she carefully placed her feet in the cracks and crevices, pulling herself up with her small hands, no one dared breathe. Could she ascend the wall without falling?

climbingFinally the girl scrambled over the top, breathing heavily. She sat on the stones at one corner, dangling her legs over the rocks, and smiled triumphantly. The crowd cheered but the girl scarcely noticed. Her eyes were on one man standing in the group far below: her dad.

Her father, relieved his young daughter had ascended the wall safely, smiled gently but approvingly. He was delighted with her victory. He pointed upward to God in silent thanksgiving for His grace, and she nodded in agreement.

As they shared this unspoken joy, the young girl became a beautiful woman wearing a long white dress. The woman stood on the wall in victory. Like the girl, she had scaled the high wall by God’s grace.

bride-of-christShe raised her hands to heaven. God saw her and smiled. His grace was sufficient.

Hands reaching to the sunThen I woke up.

President Obama

Dream received June 9, 2015

I was in a large, tastefully decorated living room filled with expensive furniture and massive fresh floral arrangements. I recognized it as a room in the White House. The voice of President Obama could be heard in the distance as he gave a personal tour.

o-WHITE-HOUSE-TOUR-facebookAfter a short time, Mr. Obama disappeared and the group stood talking among themselves in low tones. Then I heard President Obama’s voice outside the White House where he was addressing a large crowd.

obama“Great change is coming to America,” he declared. “You will accept those changes. You will have to agree to them.”

This announcement alarmed me, but the crowd clapped and cheered.

Then I woke up.

Dreams

The dreams I have posted on this site about the Second Coming of Christ were received between 2009 and 2015. I have faithfully transmitted what came to me. I have been obedient to my charge, trusting my Father’s calling. The gravity of what is said, the opposition from Satan, and the responsibility of sharing these is possible only by His Spirit. With faith and courage from my Master, I share them with you.

Jeremiah declares:

Behold, I am against those who prophesy lying dreams, declares the LORD, and who tell them and lead my people astray by their lies and their recklessness, when I did not send them or charge them. So they do not profit this people at all, declares the LORD. Jeremiah 23:32.

There is urgency in the messages. It is time now to tell of His soon appearing. This is my duty. To tarry would be a mistake.

Jesus says:

He who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him, and reveal myself to him. John 14:21.

Christ our Savior gives revelations of Himself to His people. Many are testifying to this truth from their experience. They too have had manifestations from their Redeemer about His soon return. He has spoken to their souls and unfolded the wonders of His person. I too am delighted to receive these revelations.

…In Your presence there is fullness of joy; at Your right hand are pleasures forevermore. Psalm 16:11.

As you read these dreams, do they reinforce God’s Word?

To the law and to the testimony: if they speak not according to this word, it is because there is no light in them. Isaiah 8:20

Beloved, believe not every spirit, but try the spirits whether they are of God: because many false prophets are gone out into the world. 1 John 4:1

How can we know if a dream or vision is from the Spirit of God rather than Satan? Prayerfully ask and answer these questions:

  • Does it strengthen my faith in God?

  • Does it encourage purity and holiness in my life?

  • Does it encourage the Body of Christ?

  • Does it reveal something about the character and nature of God?

Consider the person who received the dream and the circumstances under which it was given. The answers to these questions will prove the genuineness of the dream.

It was Christ who told John to record what was to be opened before him. “What you see, write in a book,” He commanded, “and send it to the seven churches…” (Rev. 1:11).

May the messages contained in these dreams strengthen the Bride of Christ.