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?


More on Prayer

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

Prayer Is Our Source

In want to grow closer to God and see miracles happen in our lives, we need to be people who pray.

The Prescription

Learn how Philippians 4 prescribes prayer as the most effective way to deal with our anxiety.

The Book of Jonah | Part 2

Praying with precision, passion and purpose, desperation is lifted and destiny comes into view.

A Tale of Two Tests

In an age where we're told to embrace our desires, fasting is the discipline that strengthens our no.

Passion and Position

Learn what James 5 can teach us about how we can increase the effectiveness of our prayers.

miracle prayer

The Miracle in Motion | Part 3

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


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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.

This Must Be Stronger Than That | Part 11

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I AM | Part 5

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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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