Passionate Prayer Pursues

41 min


Many of us are so focused on receiving the gift, that we ignore building a relationship with the giver.  In this message, pastor Suzy Silk teaches from Song of Songs 3 on why we should long for and pursue daily encounters with God's presence rather than just praying for the things we want.

Categories: Prayer

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

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

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

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

Suzy is one of the pastors 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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