Words From The Cross: Trust

39 min


Pastor Jon Tyson talks about Jesus' ultimate surrender to the Father while on the cross and how it stands in stark contrast to the spirit of control that dominates our lives today. Many nowadays struggle with the idea of surrendering to Jesus due to our lack of trust in our society, as a result we are making control an idol.

More on Giving Up Control

Learn more about letting go of the need for control by picking from the sermons below.

Jesus Be The Center | Part 3

True joy and satisfaction comes from accepting the loving authority of God, not from total autonomy.

You Are Here Part 2

You Are Here | Part 2

Our human nature leads us to search for things that will fulfill us, but they often leave us emptier.

What's Your One Thing

Let Go | Part 4

We all struggle with giving up certain things to God. Learn 4 things that are crucial to let go of.

Losing Your Ship

Losing Your Ship

Learn how to stop seeking control and find the courage to allow God to do His will in your life.

Fighting the World, Flesh & Devil | Part 11

Contrary to what we learn in society, the way to our best lives comes from denying ourselves.

1 John | Part 5

God's commands are not burdens, but rather blessings set up to propel us into our destinies.


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This Must Be Stronger Than That | Part 12

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Teach Us To Pray | Part 7

We all struggle with seeking the approval of others, but prayer can help us overcome that desire.

I AM | Part 3

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

This Must Be Stronger Than That | Part 3

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

This Must Be Stronger Than That | Part 11

Seeing hate all around us might make us feel hopeless, but there's actually a lot we can do.


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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