Please Note: We are experiencing delays in shipping and customer service due to the COVID-19 omicron surge. Read more here.

Looking for today's Daily Devotional? Click here to read it.

About Daily Devotional

The Upper Room magazine's mission is to provide a practical way to listen to scripture, connect with believers around the world, and spend time with God each day.

Read More Watercolor image by: Guy MOLL

Submit a Devotional

The Upper Room is written by people just like you. Share your story with us!

Learn more about how to write for The Upper Room or click Submit to submit your meditation now.

Submit

Latest Devotionals

January 23, 2022

Giving from the Heart

While attending a book fair at my oldest grandson’s elementary school, I witnessed an act of kindness that warmed my heart. Andrew, my grandson, had earned money to spend at the...

Read More

January 22, 2022

God’s Grace Is Sufficient

I was in the waiting area being prepared for another surgery. Three other patients were brought in with me. As the nurse was preparing a patient named Raúl, he began to...

Read More

January 21, 2022

To Love and to Laugh

When I was in my early twenties, a neighbor invited me to a church service. The pastor talked about the birth of Jesus, his death and resurrection, and how God wants...

Read More

January 20, 2022

Tempest

My wife and I stood on the balcony facing the Atlantic Ocean as the roaring wind rattled the palm fronds and large foamy waves crashed on the sand. We had to...

Read More

January 19, 2022

Generosity

It was Christmas morning. I got up, went to the bathroom, and found a ring of shaving foam in the sink. I hate it when he doesn’t rinse the basin, I...

Read More

January 18, 2022

Obedience

One of my daughters plays on a soccer team. At her first-ever practice, the coach told her to kick the ball with the side of her foot rather than her toe....

Read More

January 17, 2022

Stargazing

I live in a rural area, and it’s relaxing to step outside and gaze at the stars twinkling at night. When a meteor shower is predicted in my area, I stand...

Read More

January 16, 2022

Prompting

I had no reason to dislike this person — I called him “that Christian” in my head — but we also didn’t have anything in common. I was 20 years older....

Read More

January 15, 2022

More than Words

As our instructor talked on and on, I saw a classmate squirm in his seat. During a break, he explained, “Sitting and listening is so difficult for me. I prefer doing,...

Read More

I looked forward to each session of the 2021 Spiritual Formation in Today’s World, and I still consider it a sacred time in my life. It renewed my love for myself, strengthened my love for God, and inspired my love for others.” Read more...