Hank Hanegraaff, the host of the 𝘉𝘪𝘣𝘭𝘦 𝘈𝘯𝘴𝘸𝘦𝘳 𝘔𝘢𝘯 broadcast and the 𝘏𝘢𝘯𝘬 𝘜𝘯𝘱𝘭𝘶𝘨𝘨𝘦𝘥 podcast, continues through the F-A-C-T-S Prayer Guide: Faith. Adoration. Confession. Thanksgiving. Supplication. What many have personally found to be most helpful in expressing worship, praise, and adoration are the Psalms. In them the ineffable glories of God spring forth in inspired and majestic adoration. Psalm 145 stands out as quite naturally lending itself toward personalization. “I will exalt you, my God the King; I will praise your name for ever and ever. Every day I will praise you and extol your name forever and ever.” God does not need our adoration. It is we who desperately need to adore Him. Adoration propels us into participation in the divine nature. And to “participate in the divine nature,” as Peter put it, is to “escape the corruption in the world caused by evil desires” (2 Peter 1: 4 NIV). In adoration, we escape tediousness and experience transcendence. It is quite natural for your prayers to transition from adoration of God to confession of guilt. When we touch the transcendence of God, we are inevitably reminded of our own unworthiness. This was precisely the case with King David. In the days during which kings went to war, David stayed in the palace and lusted after another man’s wife. After he had slept with Bathsheba, he sent orders to have Uriah killed so that he might have his wife. Not until later, by the word of the Lord through the prophet Nathan was David moved to confess his sin, beginning with the words, “Have mercy on me, O God” (be sure to read Psalm 51). Though God responded in forgiveness, the sword never left David’s home. Though confession may cleanse our conscience, corruption carries its own consequences. Thus, we must never suppose that because we are being redeemed by the blood of the Lamb, we may sin with impunity. Like David, you and I are prone to live in denial. Each morning afresh, the sins of the previous day must drive us from adoration to confession. “If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness.” But “if we claim we have not sinned, we make him out to be a liar and his word is not in us” (1 John 1: 9–10 NIV).

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