“The Truth About Pain” 6.18.17 – Pastor Kassebaum

“The Truth about Pain” – John 14:11-20 – Pastor Larry Kassebaum

Pain serves a purpose

God doesn’t want us to ignore pain, He wants us to discover its cause.

The truth is pain is a tool that God uses for good in our lives.

John 13:7

God uses pain to Goad us.

Proverbs 20:30

God uses pain to Guide us.

Hebrews 12:7

God uses pain to Gauge us.

James 1:2-3

God uses pain to Guard us.

Genesis 50:20

God uses pain to Grow us.

Romans 8:28

 

Study Questions:

1. In what ways has today’s teaching changed your perspective on pain?

2. When in your life have you seen God use pain to goad you?

3. When in your life have you seen God use pain to guide you?

4. When in your life have you seen God use pain to gauge you?

5. When in your life have you seen God use pain to guard you?

6. When in your life have you seen God use pain to grow you?

7. Why is it so important to see pain as a component of God’s bigger purpose for your life and not just as a roadblock to your pleasure?

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