How to Have Purpose in Your Pain 09 Jun 19

(Message 4) Is there purpose in our pain? Is it possible to have contentment or even joy during painful circumstances? Join us we continue our series about joy and find how to have purpose in our pain. #GCInsideOut

How to Have Purpose in Your Pain:

  1. Don’t just settle
  2. Change your perspective
  3. Learn to celebrate
  4. Serve others
  5. Go all in


τίς – tis  •  γάρ – gar  •  πλήν – plēn: “So What”

Download the PDF of the Discussion Questions and the article

  1. Read, reflect, and discuss each of these passages individually.
    1. Don’t Just Settle (Philippians 2:12-13)
    2. Change Your Perspective (Philippians 2:14-16)
    3. Learn to Celebrate (Philippians 2:17-18)
    4. Serve Others (Philippians 2:19-24)
    5. Go All In (Philippians 2:25-30)
  2. As you reflect on these passages as a whole, what stands out the most to you? Why?
  3. As you reflect on the message, what one principle or insight stands out as being particularly
    • helpful?
    • insightful?
    • difficult to grasp?
    • challenging?
  4. What do the passages and the message teach you about God? What do they teach you about yourself?
  5. How could the next week be different if you incorporated these truths into your life?

Here’s a article to read and discuss:  “What does the Bible say about complaining?”


Clay Weed

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