The Purposes of Pain
The Way Home
2 Samuel 11:1-2
The God Of Creation
The Gifts Of The Wise Men
Tapestry: Faith & Forgiveness
"The Bible is like a garment. You pull a thread here, and it wrinkles way over there. It's all tied together." --Adrian Rogers
How To Stand When You Don't Understand
Monday Morning Religion
The duty of daily work.
Unwrapping Your Spiritual Gift
A part of the Ministry Moments newsletter
God's Grace In The Workplace
In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury. Proverbs 14:23
The Only Hope For America
"Righteousness exalteth a nation: but sin is a reproach to any people." Proverbs 14:34
People fear losing their health, their wealth, their savings, their job.
Facing Your Fear
People fear losing their health, their wealth, their savings, their job.
Don't Go To Heaven Alone
Is God Finished With Me?
What's It All About?
Every Christian has a second full-time job.
Our Greatest Prayer Partner
Are you satisfied with your prayer life?
Things That Count
Do you consider yourself religious?
Here are eight things that I hope you will start to do for others.
A Thankful Heart Is A Joy-Filled Heart
Did you know that a Christian without joy is a contradiction in terms?
The Gifts Of The Wise Men & Our Gifts To Jesus
What gifts can we give Jesus this year?
Let The Fire Fall
It's time for a revival.
What To Do With Your Burdens
A message from Galatians.
In God We Trust
A message from the aftermath of 9/11.
Our only hope is in repentance.
Train Up A Child In The Way He Should Go
"...and when he is old, he will not depart from it."
How To Prepare Kids For Marriage
"Therefore shall a man leave his father and his mother, and shall cleave unto his wife: and they shall be one flesh"
Don't Let An Election Steal Your Song
Like many Christians, you may be discouraged about the way your nation is going.
Leader Of The Band
For harmony in the home, the father is to be the leader of the band.
How To Get Up When You're Down
Adrian Rogers once observed that as a pastor he had learned there is a heartache in every pew, and--as the old Spanish proverb says--"There is no home without its hush."
An Old Testament Portrait Of Christ
"Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled." (Matthew 5:17-18)
Living By Faith
"Therefore I say to you, whatever things you ask when you pray, believe that you receive them, and you will have them." (Mark 11:24)
How To Measure A Man
As you get to know Cary Vaughn, our CEO, we thought you would enjoy reading a portion of the message Dr. Rogers preached at Cary's ordination on September 14, 2003. It's almost as if we are sitting in on a conversation in which he often addresses Cary directly.
When Memphis pastor Dr. Adrian Rogers asked Bill Skelton in 1991 to come aboard his television and radio teaching ministry, Love Worth Finding (LWF), Skelton, then 54, undertook the challenge. Integrity in leadership was a valued commodity.
Secrets To A Lasting Love
Do you want to learn how to keep the honey in the honeymoon? There's no better advice I can give couples today, then to submit to the Lordship of Christ in their home.
God's Grace In The Workplace
In all labour there is profit: but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury. Proverbs 14:2
Practicing His Presence in 2012
We wanted to share a couple of examples of the insights you will find in the Daybreak Journal.
How To Find Happiness In A World Of "I Wants"
We know deep down that all goodness is with God and that we can't take the things of this world with us to the next. But this world is so intrusive--television, music, magazines, the corporate ladder, our social circles.
Four Cornerstones For Godly Living
You can build a firm foundation by following Christ's example. From Genesis through Revelation--God's instruction is the same: "Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength" (Mark 12:30).
The Stars and Scars of Christmas
Here's a question: Is Jesus God or man? The correct answer is "yes"! He is the God-man.
Three Things You Cannot Learn In School
There are some things that no teacher can teach us. For that matter, no pastor can teach us, but only the Holy Spirit of God. That's because when it comes to spiritual matters, on our own we can be stunningly ignorant.
The Way Home
God calls King David a man after His own heart. Yet, there's a dark chapter in David's life. 2 Samuel 11 tells us that David entered into an adulterous affair with Bathsheba. Then, in an effort to cover his sin, he had her husband killed.
A Heart For Servant Leadership
It was 20 years ago last month. Someone was needed to help build and oversee the growing broadcast ministry. Answering God's call and Dr. Rogers' appeal, Bill Skelton came alongside.
Four Lies That Ruined The World
What do you think they are--the four lies that ruined the world? Communism? Humanism? New-ageism (or a whole bunch more ism's)? Evolution? In Genesis we find four lies bigger than all of these, and they came straight out of the mouth of Satan.
The Keys To A Beautiful Life
Do you want a beautiful life? God wants to give you a new life. He wants to make something beautiful of your life. But you must enter through Him.
These Are The Good Old Days
Have you ever thought how wonderful it would have been to have lived when Jesus walked on this earth? How grand and glorious would it have been to have lived back in the "good old days"?
Bring Back the Glory
Apart from Israel, no other nation has had such a Christian beginning as America. Under the blessing of God, Israel began with a glorious heritage.
Celebrate the Difference
A hammer and a screwdriver are different tools designed for different jobs. Is the hammer better than the screwdriver?
Five Ways You Can Encourage Others
By looking at some events in the life of Barnabas recorded in the book of Acts, we can learn some ways to encourage others.
How to Live in Victory in an X-Rated World
The Bible sends us a message from above about Moses who lived in a desperately wicked land. By faith, he had victory in the land of Egypt. And he has become our example.
Why families? In them we experience the deepest love, apart from His, we will ever know. The family is our training ground for life.
Jesus, the Friend of Sinners
Perhaps you think you've sinned too much -- that there is no hope for you. But Jesus has always reached out to sinners.
Life's Greatest Adventure
Paul became the greatest missionary the world has ever known. What was it that so transformed him?
Backsliding: Watch That First Step!
If you wanted a study of character, nobility, wisdom, courage, and devotion; you could not find a better man than David.
How to Make Sense Out of Suffering
Many people are asking hard questions. But we face it--with God's Word and these three truths in mind.
The Forgotten Word
The word repentance has been neglected in many of today's churches. But while it may have dropped out of some pulpits, it has not dropped out of the Word of God
The Soul Winner's Six Mighty Motivations
If you received a thousand dollars for every soul you led to Christ, would it make a difference? Would it increase your motivation? I want to speak to you about the soul winner's motivation.
It's Decision that Determines Destiny
We are all the sum total of our decisions, and I want you to contemplate the decisions you make.
Finding God's Way in a Dark Day
Most would agree that these are trying and confusing times. And as we look at the year before us, how can we know God's will?
Here are eight things that I hope, by God's grace, you will start to do for others.
History's Greatest Happening
"For unto us a Child is born, unto us a Son is given ..." Isaiah 9:6
How to Be a Thankful People
The Bible tells us time and again to be thankful. Gratitude is a trait of the twice-born.
Weaving a Beautiful Tapestry
We want to let you, our Love Worth Finding family, know more about the first in a new series of publications called Tapestry.
How to Be Like Jesus
Being transformed into His image is the goal, the ambition, of every true believer. But how do you become more like Jesus?
Our Great Savior
I want to tell you some ways that Jesus is greater than Solomon.
What to Do with Your Guilt
Many people are chased by guilt. Guilt is eating them alive, and they don't know what to do with it.
Is It Too Late For America?
Have we already crossed the point of no return? Will the American dream, placed in the bosom of our forefathers, become a national nightmare?
Tuning Up Tired Marriages
In Ephesians five, God has given the husband and wife some roles in order to have healthy, Christ-honoring marriages.
How to Have a Meaningful Quiet Time
Christianity is not a legal relationship, it is a love relationship.
God's Wisdom for Your Every Need
What creator would complete such a unique work, then launch it without instructions? Our God has not done that!
Hope for Broken Vessels
Have you made a mess of your life? Do you wish you could have another chance or start over again?
The Transforming Power of Christ
The same Jesus Who turned water into wine can transform your home, your life, your family, and your future.
The Marks of a True Friend
Did you know that the deepest need of the human heart is for intimacy? That's just another way of saying friendship.
Pass the Salt!
Why did Jesus use the metaphor "salt" to describe those who would be His followers? We need to look at the significance of salt in Jesus' time to understand.
When the String Snaps
Too much stress is dangerous to our happiness, our health, and our homes. I want to give you four instructions taken from this passage in Proverbs to help relieve stress in your home.
Knowing God Intimately
One of the great problems in today's churches is that we have many who know about God but few who know God intimately.
How to Know the Will of God
Guidance is promised in the Word of God. We can know His will.
When God Shows Up... Will You?
Can you imagine what it was like? People were talking about it everywhere. Jesus was not in that tomb anymore. He was alive! But did they truly understand what that meant?
A Matter of Life and Death!
We need to understand that it's not just that something is wrong -- something is drastically wrong -- radically wrong!
Do You Have a Misguided Zeal?
We're not to love the Lord Jesus moderately. We need to be zealous! But is your zeal misguided?
The Problem of Senseless Clutter
Do you want to live in victory this year? Joshua had some advice for the Israelites that can help you as well.
What You Don't Know CAN Hurt You
In today's world there are many beliefs espoused, but what should we believe -- what are those rock-ribbed truths that we can stand on when things around us seem to be falling apart?
You Are Very Important to God
Have you ever thought about the fact that He loves us one by one? Even the very hairs of our heads are numbered.
God's Answer to Loneliness
Christmas is, for many people, the most joyful, glorious, happy time of the year. At the same time, it can be the loneliest season for others.
How To Let the Attitude of Gratitude Change Your Life
Do you have difficulty with bitterness, selfishness, selfpity, negativism, or pride? An attitude of gratitude can change those things and literally transform your life.
God's Word As a Mirror
The Bible is not a "mirror, mirror on the wall", but a mirror in your hand, transforming you from the inside out by the Word of God.
The Purposes of Pain
We all experience pain, and even suffering at some time in our lives. While our natural reaction to pain is to avoid it, get rid of it, or numb it; we need to realize that God allows pain.
How to Be a Good Friend
The Parable of the Good Samaritan tells of a broken man who was befriended by a Samaritan. On a deeper level, it offers a beautiful picture of Jesus' restoration of mankind.
The Privilege of Prayer
Prayer is our greatest Christian privilege and our greatest Christian failure.
Getting Off the Spiritual Roller Coaster
My heart's desire is for you to learn how vital the study of God's word is if you're going to stand strong.
The Incomparable Worth of Wisdom
For wisdom is better than rubies; and all the things that may be desired are not to be compared to it.
The Blessing of Brokenness
God does not love you for what you were, but for what He can make out of you.
The Glory of God's Presence
Where is God when I really need Him? Why is God so far away?
Armed for Battle!
As we celebrate our independence, we should also celebrate our dependence on God. For you see, this world is a dangerous place. Today we face an enemy far more insidious than even terrorism-the x-rated culture in which we live.
There is Nothing Too Hard for God
When we look at the world with all of its trials, troubles, tribulations, and heartaches; we sometimes ask: "Where is God? Why doesn't He do something?" Is it that God is not able? Is the situation too large or too difficult for God?
God Give Us Faithful Men
God says that faithfulness is the basic, rudimentary, fundamental ingredient of character. You will not know God's blessing apart from faithfulness. So what does our nation need men to be?
How God Develops Christian Character
When you receive Christ as your personal Savior, God begins to work in you. Nobody is born fully grown, so God has to build your Christian character.
Beware the Wolves
Have you ever walked up to a house to knock on the door and seen a sign "Beware of dog" What do you do?
The Problem with Pride
There is a very dangerous sin that, in my estimation, is doing more to hold back revival, destroy homes, ruin this nation, cause Christians to live in failure and defeat, and fill hell than any other sin.
The Day Death Died
While death is a decided fact, Death is also a defeated foe. We are able to laugh in the face of Death if we know the Lord Jesus Christ.
Stop Enduring Religion
Do you feel as though you often come so close to Jesus, yet miss Him? How do we stop enduring religion and why?
The Word That Shook the World
The ancient Greeks boasted in being able to say so much with so few words.That's what happened when Jesus said just one word -Tetelesti. Find out how a criminal can become whole again and learn the power of this one word from our Lord, Jesus Christ.
The Secret of Satisfaction
None of us know what we may be facing this year. Perhaps it is a life filled with anxiety, disappointment, worry, or grief or perhaps not. But we all know we will have difficulty. How can you get through it?
Making a Monkey out of Darwin
One of the most important questions to face our generation is this: "Are human beings simply the product of millions of years of mindless, evolutionary mutations and adaptations, or are we the creation of an infinitely wise, powerful, and loving God?"
How to Arrive at our Destination Without a Map
In the third chapter of Joshua, God is leading the children of Israel. They've come out of the land of Egypt, and they're going into the Promised Land.
The Wake- Up Call
Today there needs to be a modern Paul Revere who tells us to wake up! The enemy is coming, and we need to sound the alarm.
The Christ of Christmas is Coming Again!
The Second Coming of Jesus is the theme of the Word of God. You cannot understand His crucifixion without understanding His coronation.
Is there Room for Jesus this Christmas?
There's still little room for the Lord Jesus Christ. If you want to find the Lord Jesus this Christmas, let me tell you how to find him.
Embrace the Differences in Marriage
Let's look at some of the differences between men and women.
Giving Thanks Always
"Giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ," is perhaps the hardest in all of the Bible to practice. But it is the secret to a happy and productive life.
Marital Conflict Resolution
Confrontations are unavoidable in marriage. But the most important factor in marital harmony isn't whether you get into a confrontation, but how you handle the confrontations.
How to Overcome Temptation
Flee the flesh. Have faith against the world. Fight the devil.
Marriage: Duel or Duet?
Some couples behave as if they were married by the Secretary of War rather than the Justice of the Peace. James gives us God's formula for handling marital confrontations.
Getting an Upper Hand on the Underworld
When Adrian Rogers addressed the life-changing concept of Kingdom Authority, he believed these truths were so transformational and motivating he stated the devil worked against him as he dealt with compiling the messages addressing this subject.
The God of All Encouragement
Do you ever get discouraged? Don't answer that, because I already know the answer. Of course you do, you're human. Encouragement is something we all need. Thank God it is something He has promised to everyone of us.
Communication in Marriage
Marriage counselors agree: Most, if not all, marriage problems are rooted in poor communication. We often act in our marriages as though we are soloists, singing alone and beholden to nobody.
The Music of Marriage
The Song of Solomon is a love poem of deep intimacy between Solomon and a Shulamite girl, whom he has married. It is a wonderful model for communication in a marriage.
How to Pray for America
These are important days indeed - ones that need our attention and diligence. But attention and diligence in what?
A Word for the Wives
God has given headship in the home, and God has made the husband the head. That doesn't make the wife inferior. It doesn't make the husband superior. This idea that if we're in submission to somebody we're inferior is plain false.
Beyond Miracles & on to Jesus!
I believe in miracles, but I trust in Jesus. If you believe the Bible, you know that God is a miracle-working God. And God is not limited in any degree nor any respect.
What Profit Is Prophecy?
I am always amazed by people who say we shouldn't study prophecy. Some fear we will go off into fanaticism. Others think prophecy is simply "pie in the sky by and by."
Our Greatest Privilege
Do you have questions about prayer? We all have a myriad of questions and Dr. Rogers took an entire message and just answered questions on prayer.
How to Spiritually Train Children
Kids spot phonies right away. My children know that their daddy isn't perfect. But none will say that their dad or their mom is a phony. They know we have our faults, but they know that God's Word is truly in our hearts.
Finding God's Way in a Dark Day
God isn't simply interested in the course of nations or congregations; He has a plan for you!
God's Way to Health, Wealth, Wisdom - Part 2
In this second part, we'll look at the final two aspects of discovering God's way to health, wealth, and wisdom.
God's Way to Health, Wealth, Wisdom - Part 1
God's wisdom is available through the promise of the Father, the product of the Spirit, the presence of the Savior, the pursuit of the Scripture, and the prayer of the saint. In this first part, we'll look at the first three aspects of discovering God's way to health, wealth, and wisdom.
Unveiling the Future
Have you noticed all around us people are drowning in a rushing tide of depravity? They don't know what to do.They don't know where to turn. They are lost in a fog of error and ignorance and are desperate to find a way out.We have the light to show them the way.
Fit to Be Tied
Are you fit to be tied? In other words, are you worthy of being a husband or a wife?
Future for the Family
Today's families are walking through a mine field. But there's a future for families who are obedient to God.
A New Year Without Fear
God's Word brings us a comforting promise, along with an insightful command as we face a New Year.
A Life Overflowing
Do you consider your life stagnant or would you consider it overflowing? Perhaps it's time to stop enduring religion and start enjoying a relationship.
He Is Lord
This Christmas, I want to ask you two questions: 1) Do you believe in the Lordship of Jesus Christ? and 2) Is He your Lord?
How to Make the Holidays Holy Days
Have you ever noticed that sometimes the holidays don't call forth songs of loudest praise from many people?
Sacrifices of Thanksgiving
How often do you hear people talk about sacrifice around the Thanksgiving dinner table? I would venture to say almost never.
The Gifts of the Wise Men and Our Gifts to Jesus
It's hard to believe, but it's that time of year again...time for gift-buying, gift-wrapping, and gift-exchanging. Where does Jesus fit into that picture?
Kingdom Authority - Part 2
The Christian faith is a supernatural faith built around three personal miracles.
Kingdom Authority - Part 1
We are born to win, not born to lose. This is life-changing, liberating truth, so why don't we experience victory all the time?
The Weapons of Christian Warfare
People are continually discussing what is happening in this country, the Middle East, and in every corner of the globe.
Where Has Everybody Gone?
For the day of the Lord is a certain moment in history as yet to be revealed. It is as real as His birth and as powerful as His resurrection. I pray you will not be one of the ones asking, "Where has everybody gone?"
Don't Go To Heaven Alone
In Acts 8, we read about how Philip led an Ethiopian eunuch to the Lord. There are three commitments reflected in Philip's life that I want to challenge you to make this week.
The Power of Proper Priorities
When you get down to it, living as a Christian is primarily a matter of getting your priorities in line. And there are five powerful priorities in the gospel of Matthew.
Turning Problems Into Possibilities
Do you have any problems? You do? Well, congratulations! Because, as Christians, we have a relationship with God that gives us insight, wisdom, and power to see an opportunity in every difficulty!
Why Do I Exist?
"Why do I exist?"..."What is the purpose of my life?"..."Why am I here?"
Seven Secrets of Lasting Love
The great miracle is not love at first sight. It is love after a long long look
God's Answer to Anger
There are some people who make excuses for their anger. They say, "It just runs in my family." They are like a loaded shotgun with a hair trigger. Anytime they are jostled, they blast away.
God's Grace In the Workplace
You may think there's nothing exciting about you or your job, but God takes ordinary people and He gives them extraordinary power to do extraordinary things for His glory!
What is that in thine hand?
On a recent visit, Russell O'Quinn shared this testimony with the Love Worth Finding staff. You will see a dramatic and remarkable demonstration of what God has done in him, through him, and with him.
Freedom from the Prison of Perfectionism
God has called us to freedom and liberty in every area of our lives, but Satan, if he can't keep us from being saved, still wants to keep us in bondage.
Seven Reasons Why A Saved Person Can't Be Lost
Seven Reasons Why A Saved Person Can't Be Lost by Adrian Rogers.
It Takes A Family
Dr. Rogers answers questions about family issues.
Fishers of Men
In Mark 1:16-20 we are witnessing Jesus' call of four disciples from their regular occupation as net fishermen. As we see these men called, I believe you will have a better understanding how this account relates to our daily lives.
God Wants Your Family To Succeed!
God wants your family to succeed and prosper, and He has given you the blueprint to make your family's happiness possible!
In the Twinkling of an Eye
Someone has said that the average person blinks somewhere between 10,000 to 20,000 times a day. In one of those times, Jesus could return! That is an awesome thought.
The Simplicity of Salvation
Do you know what it means to believe and confess that Jesus is Lord? It literally means that you agree with God. It also means that you will tell others about this confession. And that means you will not be ashamed.
How To Have A Steadfast Hope In A Shaky World
The stage is set for the drama of the ages, only this drama is not going to be make-believe, it is going to be for real.
The Key to Moving from Drudgery to Delight
Real salvation is not getting man out of earth into heaven, but getting God out of heaven into man. That seems like a simple truth. So why did it take me so long to know it?
The Christian's Response To Terror
Many have asked how should Christians respond to what's happening in America regarding terror. And I'd like to share you five things God has placed on my heart as to our response to current affairs of our nation and the war on terrorism.
A Thankful Heart is a Joy-Filled Heart
Ministry Moments Newsletter - Featured Article based on a message by Adrian Rogers
The Armor of Christian Warfare
Whether you realize it or not, you are a part of a deadly war between light and darkness. You cannot afford to be ignorant and you cannot be neutral.
How to Win the War Over Worry
Learn four ways you can win the war over worry.
God Will Finish What He Started
Learn the 4 ways God wants to build character into your life according to Romans 5:3-5.