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

God is our refuge and strength, a very 
present help in trouble. - Psalm 46:1 (KJV)

On the evening of August 28, 2015, my life as I knew it was forever changed. I watched in panic as Steve, my husband of almost 44 years, took his final breaths on earth.
I was in shock. Most of our friends tried their best to share comforting words. I...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, in times of fear, doubt, and questioning, give us the strength to continue to do your will. Amen.

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

Thought for the Day

I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. (See Phil. 4:13.)

Prayer Focus

Someone grieving the 
 loss of a spouse


Respond by posting a prayer.

I have been in the military for over 18 years, working in Religious Affairs. The Upper Room has always been a crucial resource for our military members. It serves as a beacon of hope, a way to connect daily to God and a reminder of how we should act as Christians.”


The Upper Room Chaplains’ Ministry provides military, VA hospital, and prison chaplains copies of the daily devotional for their ministry. Give today to support the Chaplains’ Ministry.