Dream Thieves: Overcoming Obstacles to Fulfill Your Dreams

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When a dream first enters your heart, there's a sense of excitement and expectation. The vision is clear and urgent. The possibilities seem endless as you begin to imagine how everything will come together quickly.

Then - life happens. Time passes. Questions emerge. Doubt-filled voices from family and friends challenge you. Each one threatens to steal the dream - and with it, the destiny that you alone can fulfill.

In his timely and updated ...

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Overview

When a dream first enters your heart, there's a sense of excitement and expectation. The vision is clear and urgent. The possibilities seem endless as you begin to imagine how everything will come together quickly.

Then - life happens. Time passes. Questions emerge. Doubt-filled voices from family and friends challenge you. Each one threatens to steal the dream - and with it, the destiny that you alone can fulfill.

In his timely and updated message, Dream Thieves, Rick Renner identifies thieves lurking along the road to your destiny and how to deal with them effectively. If your dream is delayed - or even if it seems to be dead - this book will revitalize your vision, steering you back on track to its fulfillment!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780977945931
  • Publisher: Teach All Nations
  • Publication date: 11/1/2009
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 751,927
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Chapter 1 Holding Fast 11

Be Honest With Yourself and With God 12

Prayerfully Consider Opposing Views 18

See the Big Picture 19

Firmly Embrace God's Plan for Your Life 21

Dream Thief Number One: Time 24

Dream Thief Number Two: Satan 26

Dream Thief Number Three: Friends 30

Dream Thief Number Four: Family 33

It's Never Too Late 37

An Important Note 39

Chapter 2 Coming Into Divine Alignment 43

More Than a Word 47

Are We Aligned With God's Purposes? 48

Pliable in the Hands of God 52

Chapter 3 The Behavior of Real Faith 57

Develop 'Bulldog Faith' 58

The Hall of Faith 60

Digging In Your Heels 68

Noah: Paying the Price 71

Moses: Man of Destiny 73

Mary: An Unlikely Choice 76

Are You in the Hall of Faith? 78

Chapter 4 Sustaining Your Fire for the Dream in Your Heart 83

Paul's Resolve 86

Dream Thief Number Five: Neutrality 91

Don't Let Your Fire Go Out! 98

Something Anyone Can Do 105

More Than an Impersonation 109

Acting Like Jesus 113

Is Anyone Worthy of Imitation? 116

Chapter 5 A Biblical Patriarch Worth Imitating 123

God's Call to Abram: Three Simple Commands and Four Promises 124

Seeing Is Believing 130

Covenant With the Creator 132

Wrong Again, Abram! 135

The Father of Faith? 136

Chapter 6 Faith and Patience: A Marriage Made in Heaven 141

Conceiving and Nurturing God's Will for Your Life 145

Can You Delay Your Destiny? 150

An Appointed Time 157

He Is Faithful 159

Call to Remembrance 162

Illumination 165

Rejoicing in Affliction 167

Chapter 7 What To Do When You Receive God's Call 175

God Called Someone Who Was Already Faithful in What He Was Doing 178

Productivity Is Important to God 180

Elisha's Character Before His Divine Call 182

Taking Steps To Get Free and Stay Free 186

Dream Thief Number Six: Lack of Preparation 188

Start Taking Action Now! 191

Once You're Ready, Do Whatever You Must Do To Make Sure You Can Never Turn Back 192

God Called Someone Who Was Willing To Be Radically Obedient 193

Leaving the Past To Pursue His Future 195

Don't Let the Yokes of This World Steal Your Dream 196

Chapter 8 A Threefold Cord Is Not Quickly Broken 201

Dream Thief Number Seven: Isolation 202

Bearing One Another's Burdens 209

Consider One Another 215

Be a 'Holy Provoker' 218

Sanctified Addiction 223

Chapter 9 The Power of Your Will 233

Dream Thief Number Eight: Your Own Choices 233

A Small Gift Leads to a Mighty Miracle 236

The 'Proving' of Faith 237

At Your Crossroads, Choose the Miracle 241

God's Ultimate Purpose 244

Don't Miss Your Miracle! 247

Prayer of Salvation 253

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