Taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the one who takes refuge in him. - Psalm 34:8 (NIV)

I love to sip a cup of coffee while I read The Upper Room and spend time in quiet prayer. As I reflect on this daily ritual, I realize that since I’ve been having “coffee breaks” with God, my devotional time has become more special to me. I am truly...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, thank you for helping us to know your goodness and love. We pray as Jesus taught us, saying, “Our Father which art in heaven, Hallowed be thy name. Thy kingdom come. Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we forgive our debtors. And lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil: For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever. Amen” (Matt. 6:9-13, kjv).
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Today's Reading
Psalm 34:8-14

Thought for the Day

Daily time with God can help me know God more deeply.

Prayer Focus

To know God more intimately


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