If God Knows Our Needs, Why Pray?

R.C. Sproul

Series: The Providence of God


We serve an all-loving, all-knowing, omnipotent God, who loves to give His children what they need. Yet we are instructed by Jesus in the Lord’s prayer to ask the Father for our daily provisions. But if God already knows what we need, what is the purpose of prayer? In this message, Dr. Sproul examines the question teaching us the place prayer has in our lives, and ultimately, the providence of God.

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Ligonier Ministries is an international Christian discipleship organization founded by theologian Dr. R.C. Sproul in 1971 to equip Christians to articulate what they believe, why they believe it, how to live it, and how to share it. Proclaiming God’s holiness is central to Ligonier’s purpose.