Question: "Christian dream interpretation? Are our dreams from God?"

elhijodedios.com is not a Christian dream interpretation service. We do not interpret dreams. We strongly believe that a person's dreams and the meaning of those dreams is between them and God alone. Does God still speak through dreams? God has spoken to people many times throughout the Scriptures by means of dreams. Examples would be Joseph son of Jacob (Genesis 37:5-10), Joseph the husband of Mary (Matthew 2:12-22), Solomon (1 Kings 3:5-15), and several others (Daniel 2:1; 7:1; Matthew 27:19). There is also a prophesy of the Prophet Joel (Joel 2:28), quoted by the Apostle Peter in Acts 2:17, that mentions God using dreams. So the simple answer is yes, God can and does speak through dreams.

However, there is a difference of how we apply that truth to today. One thing we must keep in mind is that the Bible is finished, having covered everything we need to know from now until eternity. This is not to say that God does not work miracles or even speak through dreams today. The difference is that God has already revealed the way He chooses to deal with mankind from now to eternity in the Bible. Anything God says, whether it is a dream, vision, "still small voice" etc., will agree completely with what He has already revealed in His Word. Dreams cannot be put into a place of authority over the Scriptures. Again, IF God were to speak to a person in a dream, His message would be in perfect agreement with His Word. Due to our belief in the inspiration, authority, and sufficiency of Scripture, we find it highly unlikely that God regularly speaks through dreams today. At the same time, we cannot conclusively deny the possibility based on Scripture.

If you have a dream and feel that perhaps God gave it to you, prayerfully examine the Word of God and make sure your dream is in agreement with Scripture. If so, prayerfully consider what God would have you do in response to your dream (James 1:5). In Scripture, whenever anyone experienced a dream from God, God always made the meaning of the dream clear, whether directly to the person, through an angel, or through a messenger (Genesis 40:5-11; Daniel 2:45; 4:19). When God speaks to us, He makes sure His message is clearly understood.