Attention Leads To Adoration

59 min


In this message, pastor Jon Tyson talks about the role distraction plays in our spiritual lives. He teaches from Psalm 73 to explore the activities that take our attention away from our adoration towards God.

Categories: Prayer

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Teach Us to Pray is a multi-part series from Church of the City NYC on prayer.

Teach Us To Pray | Part 7

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

Teach Us To Pray | Part 4

Find out what the glory of God looks like, why we need it and how we should respond to it.

Teach Us To Pray | Part 3

Instead of only praying to receive the gift, we should be praying for an encounter with the giver.

Teach Us To Pray | Part 1

If we're honest with ourselves, many of us struggle with our prayer lives. But why is that?


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Keep learning more about prayer by picking from the sermons below.

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Awakened to Prayer

Discover the power of prayer and unpack the tools that will help you build an effective prayer life.

The Confidence We Have

Will God hear or answer our prayers? And how do we know if what we're praying for is his will?

miracle prayer

The Miracle in Motion | Part 3

Persistence produces miracles, and when we learn that sometimes “no” is just part of the process.

How To Pray Like Jesus

Have you ever caught yourself mid-prayer wondering if you’re doing it right? Is there a right way?


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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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