I AM: The Vine

51 min


To finalize this series on the “I am” statements of Jesus, pastor Jon Tyson examines Jesus' claim as being the source of true power and fruit for our lives and looks at the context of the book of John to understand the metaphor of him being the true vine. He talks about different sources of power, or vines, that we cling onto today and how everything but Jesus will lead to disillusionment.

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I AM is a multi-part series from Church of the City NY that explores the claims Jesus made about himself.

I AM | Part 6

Dive deeper into Jesus' claim in John 13, in which he says he is the way, the truth and the life.

I AM | Part 5

Explore John 10:9-10, in which Jesus claims to be the way to the Father and the way to life.

I AM | Part 4

Sharing our faith nowadays can be overwhelming. Learn 7 different evangelism styles that we can use.

I AM | Part 3

We try so hard not to be led by anyone, but we end up being radically influenced by something anyway.

I AM | Part 2

While we gravitate towards darkness, Jesus shines a light on our most hidden places to bring healing.

I AM | Part 1

Jesus is the only one who fulfills our deepest desires of being known, valued and included.


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Learn more about Jesus by picking from the sermons below.

An Anchor Called Hope | Part 2

We don’t have to drift or waiver or wander, we have Jesus Christ, and he is an anchor for our soul.

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The Gospel of John | Part 1

Explore how John 1:1-5 show us that Jesus is God and retells the creation story according to Jesus.

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Friend Of Sinners | Part 2

When we miss the main point of the message of Jesus, we end somewhere we never meant to be.

Jesus | Part 4

Learn how Jesus is the Good Shepherd who guides, corrects and protects us along our journey.

Jesus Is Lord

If Jesus is not in control of every area of our lives, we will never experience true freedom.

Why Jesus?

Why Jesus?

Everyone is searching for something to fulfill them. But why does it have to be Jesus?


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This Must Be Stronger Than That | Part 3

Our culture now accepts many truths, and it is slowly distorting the message of the Gospel.

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About this Pastor & Church

Jon Tyson is lead pastor at Church of the City NYC, a diverse community, with an ambition to see the fame and deeds of God renewed in our time, and to practice a powerful faith that brings renewal to our relationships, workplaces, and neighborhoods.

Located In: New York City

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