Turning Meditation into Prayer
How does our theological consciousness present up in our prayers? That could be a superb query.
I believe it reveals itself in how we deal with God and it reveals itself in what we pray about and for. When our Lord prayed within the backyard in John 17 his prayer was based mostly on his data of God, the Father.
Graham A. Cole
The primary quantity within the new Brief Research in Systematic Theology sequence explores why theology is essential and methods to derive good theology from Scripture.
How does he deal with God? Holy Father, righteous Father. Once we speak to God in our prayers weren’t speaking to some abstraction, some impersonal pressure be with you. We’re speaking to the God who has revealed his character, his methods, his guarantees, and his functions. And if we use these revealed waysthe data of his character and his promisesin our prayers, then properly know that have been praying in a method aligned with who God is.
Had been speaking to the God who has revealed his character, his methods, his guarantees, and his functions.
Jim Packer has been very useful right here. He says that biblical meditation is popping what we all know of God from Scripture into prayer and reward to God. Theology helps us uncover simply what these issues are that may be was prayer and reward to God.
Graham A. Cole is the writer of Devoted Theology: An Introduction.