Pray With What You've Got

51 min


If we’re really honest with ourselves, prayer is a struggle. When we’re worried about the outcome, we have bad motives and we don’t know who God really is, prayer isn’t effective. In this message, Pastor Jon Tyson explores that struggle and gives us a solution to strengthen our prayer lives.

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 2

Learn how distraction affects your spiritual life and how to redirect your attention towards God.


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

The Hannah Hotline

The Hannah Hotline

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Passion and Position

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

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The Miracle in Motion | Part 3

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

The Prescription

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

A Tale of Two Tests

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

The Book of Jonah | Part 2

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


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I AM | Part 2

While we gravitate towards darkness, Jesus shines a light on our most hidden places to bring healing.

Teach Us To Pray | Part 2

Learn how distraction affects your spiritual life and how to redirect your attention towards God.

Identity

Explore the difference between who culture says we are and our identity as sons and daughters of God.

This Must Be Stronger Than That | Part 12

Most of us long to be seen, but the pursuit of validation can quickly become a drug that enslaves us.

Having Missional Conversations

Learn a framework that will help you effectively share the gospel with those who don't know Jesus.

This Must Be Stronger Than That | Part 2

Identify modern forms of idols and learn why we should worship our Creator more than things created.


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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