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.


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 Book of Jonah | Part 2

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

The Prescription

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

Awakened to Prayer

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

miracle prayer

The Miracle in Motion | Part 3

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

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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Teach Us To Pray | Part 2

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I AM | Part 4

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I AM | Part 7

Learn how Jesus is the only true vine and source of power for our lives that produces lasting fruit.

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Identity

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


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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