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Those who are led by the Spirit of God 
are the children of God. - Romans 8:14 (NIV)

On the day our request for adoption was granted, our family and friends filled the judge’s chambers to capacity. Our beautiful daughter listened attentively as the judge read the legal, binding decree of adoption. When the judge signed, stamped, and granted the request for her adoption, our three-year-old daughter cried...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, Abba, Father, for making us your very own children through the sacrifice of your son, Jesus, in whose name we pray. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 8:10-17

Thought for the Day

We are God’s forever children.

Prayer Focus

Those waiting to adopt

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Love Overflowing

"Faith in God’s unending love embodied in Jesus and lived out by those of us who follow him allows us to walk into the future trusting in God’s love and sharing it with others as we go."—Rev. Michael E. Williams (The Upper Room daily devotional guide, March-April 2018).