These men set out to do and create things that no one, including themselves, ever thought possible. But no great work of art was ever created by someone who dreamt about the possible, the easy to attain. The greatest artists dream huge dreams for their work, dreams that, before they become reality, may even be called foolish. The biggest dreamers are the greatest artists.
In the same way, the biggest dreamers are also those in scripture who made the largest Kingdom impact for the Lord, Joseph, Moses, Peter, and lest we forget the impossibly huge dream of Jesus Christ, to save humanity from it’s sins. All of these men had God-sized dreams for their lives, and God came down and blessed those dreams.
God loves big dreams, and he will bless them. God loves ‘impossible’ dreams because to Him, they are completely possible. The Christian artist dreams impossible dreams for his work as well as his life, all based on the promises of God. He then ‘circles them in prayer’ as Mark Batterson would say, knowing that God is the only way these dreams will become reality.
Allow to highlight this truth.
The beauty of a big dream is that when it comes true, we know that it was not by our own power, but by the power of God.
God is the only way your lost friend will find Christ.
God is the only way you will write that book.
God is the only way you’re going to pay that impossible loan.
God is the only way to accomplish big dreams.
Another thing about big dreamers, and this is important to remember. All these leaders had their dream, their vision thrust upon their heart. There was a moment of divine inspiration that came from the heart, not from the head. God places it on their spirit. They did not just arbitrarily choose a dream, and neither can we.
We must wait on the Lord to hear His voice calling us into a dream and a life that only He can make happen, then circle that dream in prayer, until we see the Lord bring it into reality, all in His glorious timing.