Have you ever had a dream you should have paid attention to? It’s amazing how often God uses dreams to communicate to us. I think it may be because we would freak out a little if an angel suddenly appeared. As much as I’d love to see that, I think it would be hard to concentrate on what he said.
The second chapter of Matthew alone describes four dreams that God gave to warn people. Three of them were to Joseph to protect Jesus. How interesting that God was watching out for His Son and used dreams to make sure He got His point across.
And He isn’t done using dreams to talk to us: And it shall come to pass afterward that I will pour out My Spirit on all flesh; your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions. (Joel 2:28)
God will use dreams to give you ideas, direction, or confirmation on areas you already know about. They can be very symbolic. Pay attention to the feel of the dream, if you are at peace or anxious. Pat attention to colors and numbers. Many images have very strong Biblical meaning.
God likes to use dreams, so pay attention and write them down. He could be trying to tell you something.