All around the world lighting is known as the symbol of power and raw energy. Such energy is often very powerful and this is why when lightning shows up in your dream, you have to notice and try and find out what it means.
The bible has various references to lightning and often when lighting occurs changes happen in that scenario.
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Bible References To Lightning
The bible has multiple references to lightning. We see many times changes happening after lightning. In most cases, the lightning comes with rain or an earthquake.
For example, in the book of Psalms, the psalmist says that God’s voice of thunder was in the heavens and the lightning lit up the world while the earth trembled and shook.
In some cases we see him writing how God will make lightning for the rain and how the wind blows forth as the vapors ascend from the ends of the earth. We see in many cases in the bible where there are storms, lightning naturally appears.
Why You Have Dreams Of Lightning
There are various reasons why you could be having these dreams of lightning and according to biblical interpretation about lightning here are some reasons why you have that dream.
Great Changes In Your Life
In most biblical instances where lightning happen great changes happened. God spoke a word directly or through his prophets and the word came to pass for the people during that time.
In most cases, great changes that affected them both positively and negative would happen. For example in the desert when God spoke to the children of Israel after they had insisted and imposed on Moses their desire to see God.
There was great thunder, lightning, and earthquake as God appeared in the form of a cloud.
The lives of the children of God were never the same again because they realized just how great and powerful their God was and they must have made adjustments in their lives to please Him.
Likewise, the lightning in your life could be because of great changes that would happen in your life.
Your Are Feeling Convicted
Lightning which is of course accompanied by thunder in your dreams could be a sign of your questionable ways. You could be involved in things that are contrary to the Christian faith.
If that is the case you might be feeling some form of conviction which is causing you to want to repent. In some cases in the bible when thunder and lightning occurred it was a sign of God’s anger.
It could be because your God is angry at you because of the actions you are secretly or openly doing. If you are feeling convicted, the best thing here is to sincerely repent and change your ways.
Begin behaving in a manner that indicates that you are walking in the paths of righteousness.
The dreams of lightning could be because of strong emotions. The lightning in most cases is a symbol of powerful reactions.
You might be bottling up strong emotions just waiting to erupt. You could also be reacting drastically or violently to situations and this could be costing you a lot in terms of relationships, opportunities and other important things in your life.
Consider keeping your emotions in check. Avoid overreacting to situations and take time to think things through before you overreact.
Wielding Great Power
The could be coming because you could be wielding great power which you might be abusing. You could also be wielding this great power and making many positive changes.
Choose to make positive differences with your power and impact the lives of people positively. Let people close and around you appreciate the power you wield because you are using it in the right way. It might sound cliché, but it is true that with great power comes great responsibility.
You might be experiencing only short-term joy in your life. Lightning is usually a flash of light that happens so fast.
It could be that you experience great relationships that last for a short time, or that you spent happy moments with your family that end too soon. You can’t help it that these happy moments end too soon, they just happen.
Common Dreams About Lightning
There are common dreams about lightning and their biblical meaning and interpretation.
Dream Of Seeing Lightning
When you dream of seeing lightning, it could be that you will experience a great turnaround of events that will not last long.
It could be a sign of happiness that will be short-lived or small but powerful changes that might not seem like much for now but after a series of them happening, your life could begin changing bit by bit and eventually it will change completely.
Dream Of A Lightning Strike
When you dream of seeing a lightning strike it could be because you might be experiencing new spiritual revelations.
There are several scriptures in the bible which have referred to the lightning as an action by God. In most cases, it is God speaking through his prophets and most of them were inspired to write the passages in the bible.
A lightning strike in your dream could, therefore, be a sign of a new spiritual awakening. Perhaps this is something you have worked on achieving for a while now.
Dream Of Being Struck By Lightning
This is a dream that will make you wake up in cold sweat. Being struck by lightning is not pleasant and can make you fearful just thinking about it.
This dream could be an indication of your wayward ways as Christian. Perhaps you should reconsider and beginning embracing goodness.
In many instances in the bible, God’s anger has been displayed by lightning and thunder. Could God be angry with you?
Think about your lifestyle and the choices you make every day. Do they show your Christian nature or your wayward nature? Think about making positive decisions that will steer you to the right path.
Whether you are dreaming of seeing lightning or have been struck by open in your dreams, just remember your dream in detail and the emotions you experienced.
Was it fear, surprise, curiosity or great awe? Having the details of your dream will result in accurate interpretations.
Biblical meanings can only be found in the bible so more bible research if that is what you seek, could be helpful.
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