"DREAMS OF FREEDOM"

Rev. Lon Lorton

July 2, 2017

John 16:31 thru 17:26

God has placed a dream in each human at his or her creation - to feel the freedom of faith lived out and expressed in living life His way.

Dreams of Joseph

  1. Not a safe thing to discuss openly.
  2. Everyone did not share his dream.
  3. End Result: total freedom in living God’s way  [Genesis 50:19-20].

Dream of Our Founders

  1. Not a safe thing to discuss openly.
  2. Everyone did not share their dream.
  3. End Result: total freedom in living God’s way.

Dreams of Our Nation in Civil War

  1. Not a safe thing to discuss openly.
  2. Everyone did not share the same dream - “Same land, same God, different dream”
  3. End Result: total freedom in living God’s way.

Dream of Martin Luther King, Jr.

  1. Not a safe thing to discuss openly.
  2. Everyone did not share his dream.
  3. End Result: total freedom in living God’s way.

Dream of Jesus Christ  [John 17]

  1. Not a safe thing to discuss openly.
  2. Everyone did not (does not?) share His dream.
  3. End Result: total freedom in living God’s way.