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

Who is it that conquers the world but the one 
who believes that Jesus is the Son of God? - 1 John 5:5 (NRSV)

My father always sought to show us real-life stories of how God acts in our lives. One of those stories occurred in 1962, after the beginning of Angola’s liberation struggle, when we were forced to take refuge in the woods far from our fields. One day my father and my...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, in times of distress, help us to remember that our salvation is in you. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

0 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Psalm 46:1-11

Thought for the Day

“What is impossible for mortals is possible for God” (Luke 18:27).

Prayer Focus

Those displaced by military conflicts


Respond by posting a prayer.

I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

View a growing list of resources for the spiritual work of overcoming racism.