Craig Groeschel | – A Purpose in Your Pain

When we’re going through trials, it’s tempting to look at our lives with a perspective of pain. But there’s a purpose in your pain. Join Pastor Craig Groeschel to see how God never wastes a hurt, and how He’s preparing you for something far greater through the trials, struggles, and pain you’re experiencing now.

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Life.Church Life.Church is a group of people from all walks of life who are being transformed by Jesus Christ. Every week, we join together around the world to worship God and to experience a relevant and powerful message, which teaches truths from the Bible. We are passionate about sharing the love of Christ by caring for each other and positively influencing our communities. The mission of Life.Church is to lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ. This is the foundation for everything we do and has been the basis of our ministry from the beginning. Craig Groeschel is the founding and senior pastor of Life.Church and is known for his creative and insightful Bible teaching.

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  1. My husband, best friend of 28 years passed away April 30, 2020. I've been struggling with not wanting to join him. I'm not suicidal… I just want(ed) to die. I didn't see any reason why I wouldn't die. I've just started listening to your messages four days ago and have been listening every morning to a new one. I'm not ''there'' yet…. but I'm trying to listen with my mind, my heart, and my spirit. That's all.

  2. For eight years I've lived with intense pain in my lower back and left hip, and besides an old injury in my hip the doctors has no answers for the pain. I've been examined at seven hospitals across the country (in Norway), I've had two surgeries, countless MRI and CT-scans, but no one can explain where the pain comes from, or found a way to stop it. I've lost both my jobs because I can't focus, none the less function at work because of this pain that is constant, standing up, sitting or laying down. I've been tempted to give up so many times. But I've never been closer to God. The enemy hoped to break me, and blame God for being absent, or being mad at Him for not healing me. But for me: the more I hurt, the more I need God, and I need His love even more. The further away I feel from God, the more I want to be near him. So God has used my pain to help others, and I have never been more involved in the church, to help reach out to those in need. I love God with all my heart!

  3. I have been in pain without a purpose for 30 years. Just tonight I was screaming at God to tell me why He is allowing this. I know the answer, but that doesn't make the hurt any less painful. Thank you for the reminder Craig, Craig.