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  • Mini-Course Overview

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    Dreams: A Way to Listen to God

    by Bruce Ballast

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    What does the Bible say about dreams? How does God speak through dreams? What do research and science say about dreams? What are the different types of dreams? How should one go about interpreting dreams? Join Dr. Ballast in an exploration of each of these topics and more in the Christian worldview. The majority of the population experiences dreams, so equip yourself with the knowledge of how to be more in tune with how God is speaking to you through your dreams.

    Course Outcomes: 

    At the end of this mini-course, students will have: 

    1. Examined the various dreams throughout the Old and New Testament
    2. An understanding of these Biblical dreams as messages from God
    3. Insights into the research and scientific facts about dreams
    4. An idea of the potential reasons why we have dreams
    5. Knowledge of the different types of dreams
    6. Insight into the interpretation of dreams


    Post in 3 forums. Fully engage with each of the posed questions and share your complete responses. Also, interact with other posts and make comments. 


    After viewing the materials and posting your reflections, there is a feedback quiz. The quiz will help CL evaluate the effectiveness of the mini-course.

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      1. Have you ever taken action because of a dream? If so, share the details. What happened? If you haven't, why not?

      2. How do the biological and scientific aspects that you now know about dreams connect or impact your faith-based view of dreams? 

      3. Thinking back to the dreams you have had in the past, what type of dreams were they? If you learned about a new type of dream, which was it? How will this information impact your view and experience with dreams?

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