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

The psalmist wrote, “You prepare a table 
before me in the presence of my enemies.” - Psalm 23:5 (NIV)

Who of us is willing to invite total strangers to a meal? Usually, we surround ourselves with friends — people who see the world like we do. Yet Psalm 23:5 puts us in the uncomfortable position of table fellowship with our enemies.
Today’s quoted verse reminds us that it’s not...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord Jesus, teach us to love the way you do so that we may help to invite people to your table. Amen.

0 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Matthew 22:1-14

Thought for the Day

God calls me to see people through the eyes of Christ.

Prayer Focus

Our enemies


Respond by posting a prayer.

I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what is it that you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage. 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.