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.

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.

Why I’m Going To Talk To God More

The more we talk to God and put our trust in him, the less fearful and anxious we become.

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?

The Where & The Way

What do we do when we pray for something and we don't get it, or we get it but later lose it?

Awakened to Prayer

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


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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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