Daily Devotional
Bearing The Yoke In Your Youth


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Lamentations 3:27 says, “It is good for a man that he bear the yoke in his youth.” Don’t ever get the idea that children should not have to work when they are children. We need to teach them industry.

Sometimes it’s easier to do things yourself than to get children to do them, right? A four-year-old is old enough to gather and empty the trash. But you have to help him pick it up and guide him. A six-or seven-year-old can help with the dishes and yard work, too. Also, when children go to school, that’s a part of their work as well.

Some say, “Pastor Rogers, don’t you want children to play?” Of course! But this summer a lot of kids will be saying, “There’s nothing to do!” They’ll be bored. Around my house, I was afraid to act bored because my dad would find something for me to do. Let them work so that when they play, their play will be a whole lot sweeter.

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FOR YOUR GIFT TO THE MINISTRY

Read the New Adrian Rogers Biography

Adrian Rogers as the Moon Port Pastor

This biography, written by Dr. Phil Kramer, covers Pastor Rogers’ early years of ministry in Merritt Island, Florida. Merritt Island, nicknamed the “Moon Port,” was a major hub for scientists and astronauts during the race to the moon in the 1960s and early 1970s.

Pastor Rogers saw his purpose to “point men beyond the stars" and soon he became known as the “Moon Port Pastor.” As you read how these ministry years became foundational to Pastor Rogers' leadership development, your commitment to the Word of God will be fortified and your leadership skills will challenged and encouraged.