The Upper Room is here for you in these anxious times. Click Here

Register for a Free Trial

Sign Up Today and get full access to the daily devotional and the rest of The Upper Room content FREE for 30 days.

Sign Up Today

You received a Spirit that shows you are 
adopted as [God’s] children. With this 
Spirit we cry, “Abba, Father.” - Romans 8:15 (CEB)

As part of a Bible lesson, I gave each child a folded slip of paper with a word written on it, indicating how God sees him or her — loved, redeemed, forgiven, valued, and precious, to name a few. As each word was read aloud, the children smiled and occasionally...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for loving us enough to make us a permanent part of your family. Amen.

9 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Galatians 4:1-7

Thought for the Day

God has chosen me.

Prayer Focus

FAmilies waiting to Adopt


Respond by posting a prayer.

Throughout my Walk I experienced the presence of the Risen One in the devotional spaces as well as in times of teaching, meditation, and prayer. The communion with brothers, experienced in the daily sharing at the table and in the Word, generated deep bonds of brotherhood.” 

Learn more about ways to support Emmaus Ministries