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

We have this hope as an anchor 
for the soul, firm and secure. - Hebrews 6:19 (NIV)

I never thought about the absolute necessity of an anchor until I stood aboard a 1935, 45-foot, double-masted sailing vessel watching dark storm clouds roll in above the Chesapeake Bay. The clouds obscured the sun’s light from above, as choppy seas tossed us about. In the midst of that storm,...

Today's Prayer
Father God, when the storms of life are raging, help us to remember that we can trust you to be our anchor, holding us securely through every storm. Amen.

53 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Mark 4:35-41

Thought for the Day

“God is our refuge and strength” (Ps. 46:1).

Prayer Focus

Those who work on the sea


Respond by posting a prayer.

I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”

Join us every Monday and Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. (CST) for prayer and worship on Facebook Live.