Gateway Church
First Conference | God’s Purposes for My Pain
During First Conference, Pastor Rick Warren encourages us that God wants to use even our most painful circumstances for His divine purposes.
Locations & Times
  • Gateway Church Southlake Campus
    700 Blessed Way, Southlake, TX 76092, USA
    Tuesday 7:00 PM
  • Gateway Church Online
    Tuesday 7:00 PM
God's Purposes for Your Life:
1. Worship
2. Fellowship
3. Discipleship
4. Your Ministry
5. Your Witness
1. Use my pain to draw closer to God in worship.
2 Corinthians 1:8–10 TLB
We were really crushed and overwhelmed … and saw how powerless we were to help ourselves; but that was good, for then we put everything into the hands of God, who alone could save us … And he did help us
2 Corinthians 7:9 TLB
I am glad … not because it hurt you but because the pain turned you to God.
2. Use my pain to draw closer to others in fellowship.
3. Use my pain to grow more like Jesus in discipleship.
4. Use my pain to be more sensitive in serving others.
5. Use my pain to witness to the world.
2 Corinthians 6:4 TLB
In everything we do we try to show that we are true [servants] of God. We patiently endure suffering and hardship and trouble of every kind.
What is the Holy Spirit saying to me through this message?

About Gateway Church

Gateway Church is a Bible-based, evangelistic, Spirit-empowered church founded in 2000 by Pastor Robert Morris. Today we meet as one church in many locations with more than 100,000 people attending each weekend. Our vision is to see people saved, healed, set free, discipled, equipped, empowered, and serving; and our mission is to help each person at Gateway believe in Jesus, belong to family, become a follower, and build God’s kingdom. We’re all about people.

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