Why Prayer Matters, Even When God Already Knows Everything

by | Apr 8, 2020 | Video

Lysa TerKeurst of Proverbs 31 Ministries asked Pastor Craig Groeschel if prayer really matters, because it seems like God has already made up His mind.

“Even as a pastor, and I’ve been in ministry for a long time, there are times when I ask myself that,” Groeschel says. “Like, ‘Does this really matter?’ It seems like whatever is going to happen tends to happen. God’s going to do whatever He wants anyway. [But] I think it matters for a lot of reasons. Our faith does touch the heart of God, and it honors God.

“Like, if a little child, if one of my children asks me for something, even if I’m going to say no because I know it’s not in my child’s best interest, their faith touches me. Also, if they’re not asking and I’m not responding and we’re not communicating, we don’t really have a relationship.”

To listen to the entire discussion titled “Dangerous Prayers,” click here.

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