Paul Tripp & J. D. Greear | What Did James Mean, 'You Do Not Have, Because You Do Not Ask'?

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J.D. Greear

J.D. Greear is the pastor of The Summit Church in Raleigh-Durham, NC and author of several books including Gaining by Losi...

Paul Tripp

Dr. Paul David Tripp is a pastor, event speaker, and a best-selling and award-winning author. With more than 30 books and ...

The Gospel Coalition

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In this episode of TGC Q&A, Paul Tripp and J. D. Greear discuss the question, “What did James mean by, ‘You do not have, because you do not ask?’” They address: 0:00 Taking the verse seriously 1:16 Avoiding a formulaic approach 2:15 Understanding God’s sovereignty in prayer 3:27 “Stop asking stupid questions and eat” 4:11 Understanding the call to pray 5:06 Best resources on prayer 7:07 Adulterous prayer Explore more from TGC on the topic of prayer (

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Bible References

James 4:2

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