On Webmail there’s a section called “trash” and another called “junk mail.”
I wonder, if God were to classify some of our communications to Him would many of them be placed under headings like those?
We know about the Pharisee and the Publican. The former asked God to propitiate him—which He did through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ. The latter we are told prayed with himself. His prayer wasn’t even a prayer—he was telling God how good he was. His prayer was like a balloon that got stuck on the ceiling, and never reached any further height. It was junk mail and deserved to be trashed. When Jesus said that he prayed with himself, He was saying precisely that—what he said was junk and He trashed it.
How much of your communication deserves a similar destination?