Earth to heaven prayer
All true prayer begins at the throne of God.
Earth to heaven prayer comes from realizing who God is and who we are. Luke 18:9-14, James 1:17-25
Four types of earth to heaven prayer
confession - our response to Godís holiness.
The Greek word homologeo means to speak the same thing, to assent, accord, or agree with. It means to see things as God sees them.
1 John 1:9
Psalms 66:16-20, 51:1-17
thanksgiving - our response to Godís goodness and mercy.
Psalms 116:12-13, 16-17
1 Thessalonians 5:18
adoration - our response to the love and character of God.
Revelations 4 and 5
petition - our response to God as our real Father.
Jesus was confident that God heard His prayer. John 11:41-42
There is no confidence if our heart condemns us. Guilt from sin can hinder our faith. 1 John 3:19-24
1 John 5:14-15