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

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Communicating with God | Part 2

When we pray to God, our relationship grows when we're honest about how we're feeling on the inside.

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


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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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