In the book of Revelation, God opens a window for us into the throne room and we catch a glimpse of what is taking place there. There, we see two significant activities—praise and worship, and prayer—both of which we can be involved with right now. What a privilege!

The reality is, however, we can live our whole lives; we can pray, worship, go to church, do everything without ever being conscious of the throne room. But if we never turn our focus towards God’s throne, and towards Heaven—are we missing out on something?

3 Powerful Outcomes of Throne-Aware Prayer and Worship

‘Since, you’ve been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things. For you died, and your life is now hidden with Christ in God.’ (Col 3:1-3 )

God commands us in Scripture, to fix our attention on Heavenly things—and to live focused on Heaven’s priorities.

Here are just three of the benefits of being conscious of Heaven and the throne room in our worship and prayer:

1. You Encounter God in His Glory

‘I saw the Lord, high and exalted, seated on a throne; and the train of his robe filled the temple.’ (Is 6:1)

When you are aware of God’s throne, you have the opportunity to perceive God as He really is. You encounter His glory.

Worship—as in flat on our face reverence and awe—can only be our natural response to this kind of encounter with God.

What is completely astounding is that we get to call this glorious, eternal, Sovereign, ruling God ‘Father’.

He’s the King of the universe and He is also our Abba, our Daddy. What does that say about who we are?

2. You Gain a Full Appreciation of What Jesus has Done

‘He raises the poor from the dust and lifts the needy from the ash heap; he seats them with princes and has them inherit a throne of honor.’ (1 Sam 2:8)

Our presence in the throne room, where we get to call God Father, tells us more than anything else, the power of the salvation we have in Jesus Christ.

Right here is the key to freedom from shame.

‘Count yourselves dead to sin but alive to God in Christ Jesus.’ (Rom 6:11)

The Bible tells us Jesus has taken away our shame and seated us with Him, upon His throne of honour. What good news! You don’t have to keep on dying over and over to sin. You are already crucified, buried, raised and ascended with Christ.

It’s time to honour and place the highest value on what Jesus has done—He paid the price of His life, and you honour Him by simply believing.

The cycle of shame has been broken.

The Bible doesn’t say your position is one of grovelling or begging before God’s throne, but of striding in boldly as a son or daughter.

Hebrews 4:16 says, ‘Let us approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need.’ Because of what Jesus’ shed blood on the cross, there is nothing that can hold you back.

3. An Increased Awareness of Your Spiritual Authority

You have freedom of access to the throne room. But there is more! According to Scripture, you are seated with Jesus on His throne, upon His seat of authority. There, you can hear the whispers of what is on His heart, and pray in His Name. 

Jesus taught us to pray ‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven’. (Matt 6: 9-10)

Jesus is saying, ‘Always begin your prayer with an awareness of your Father’s location. And with your Father’s Kingship in view, you can pray for the outcome He has already initiated.’

The throne room is the position from which you access Heaven’s resources.

Psalm 103 says, ‘The Lord has established his throne in heaven, and his kingdom rules over all. Praise the Lord, you his angels, you mighty ones who do his bidding, who obey his word’ (Ps 103:19-20)

All of Heaven’s resources are released by God’s decree, from His throne. And by praying in awareness of that, you can discern your Father’s will, partner in intimacy with God, and access the resources of Heaven!

Today I pray that as you turn your attention towards the throne of God, you’ll encounter Him like you never have before, live free from shame, and step into the fullness of the authority that is yours in Christ.

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21 thoughts on “3 Powerful Outcomes of Throne Conscious Prayer and Worship”

  1. Thank you Helen, my dear sister in Christ! It’s almost if you can see my heart….this morning I entered the throne room of God, and yes, as I keep my mind upon Jesus, He opened my spiritual eye so i could see heaven! May God bless you more and more, you are a blessing for many discouraged people out there….hallelujah!!

  2. Greetings. Surely, we are Blessed by these Divine Revelations. For some time now, when I would close my eyes to pray, beautiful colors would appear: blues and greens and violets… Sometimes I would feel as though I were in a different place and where I was, at the same time! Thank You for HIS Clarification. You are a Gift from GOD!
    GOD Bless!

    1. Isn’t it wonderful how God can speak through colour! I have been meditating on Revelation 4 and 5, where the throne is surrounded with an emerald-coloured rainbow and the One upon the throne is as jasper/sardius…rich fiery red in appearance. Where God’s Presence is, there is colour.

  3. Thank you so much for another inspiring article Helen,am always looking forward to your posts.I was led in the spirit to give songs of praise and worship and i did that for thirty minutes, and all the while i was singing, i experience calmness and peace of mind but no visions.Do you think i encountered God,i hope to hear from you soon. BLESSINGS

    1. Hi John, I love that. Peace is a fruit of the Holy Spirit, so encountering peace in his Presence is encountering Him. There are many ways He manifests, visions is one way, but experiencing His peace, or even boldness rising up… He’s very diverse in His nature and our own need at any given time varies too.

  4. I am very much thankful unto God for His grace that has led me to bump in your ministry. It is so spiritually substantial and necessary for my Christian growth and so with those souls that God has entrusted to me for discipleship. Im praying for more discernment and wisdom in dealing with the youth and be able to function according to God’s will in the prophetic. All for His glory and honor.

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