The Dreamer

A man who had been an alcoholic for years was invited to church by a friend from work. He had often refused to go but this time he accepted. At church he heard the gospel and was converted. Those who used to drink with him now mocked him as he passed them to go to work. He told his wife what these men were doing and mentioned that it did not bother him. One morning she followed him to work to hear for herself what these men were saying and overheard one of them shout, "There goes the dreamer", as her husband passed by.

Afterwards she approached the men and asked if she could speak with them. She said, "The person who just passed by is my husband. Before, he was a drunk. He spent all of our money on alcohol. At night he would come home after drinking with you and beat me up. My children had no clothing and we were late on all of our bills. We often had nothing to eat and our lives were miserable. Then one day he went to church and a marvellous thing happened. He heard a message of hope and he replied with faith. A man enslaved to alcohol was buried with Christ and a new man came out of the water! Today my children have clothing. We pay our bills. We always have something to eat and he is always with us at night. We are finally a family! So, I have something to ask of you. If this man is dreaming, whatever you do ... DON'T WAKE HIM UP!"

Jesus can transform anyone's life.

"If any man is in Christ, he is a new creature; the old things have passed away; behold, new things have come." (2 Corinthians 5: 17)

Remember that certain dreams do come true!