Worship Must Be Stronger Than Idolatry

58 min


Idolatry is pervasive in every time in culture no less now than yesterday. But we live in a culture that doesn't really have a reference point for idols of any kind and is completely blind to their existence. In this message, we learn to define idolatry, identify modern forms, and the importance of worshipping our Creator more than worshipping things created.

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This Must Be Stronger Than That is a multi-part series from Church of the City NYC.

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 12

Most of us long to be seen, but the pursuit of validation can quickly become a drug that enslaves us.

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.

This Must Be Stronger Than That | Part 1

Today's church is disgraced and disillusioned, rejected by society. How can we change that?


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Learn more about idolatry in our modern society by picking from the sermons below.

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Christians X Culture | Part 2

Learn how idolatry presents itself in our modern culture and how we're shaped by what we worship.

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24Ever | Part 5

Do your emotions ride on something other than God? It might be time to evict the idols in your life.

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Acts of the Apostles | Part 6

In order to create change, we need to immerse ourselves in the culture rather than judging from afar.

24Ever | Part 4

Everyone worships something. If it's not God, something else will take control of your life.


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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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