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

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. - John 15:13 (NIV)

Recently, our children, Sophie and Aidan, had the opportunity to experience tubing. This involves riding on an inflated tube pulled by a long rope attached to the back of a speedboat.
Aidan was first to accept the challenge. He held on tightly as the tube skidded across the lake. After...

Today's Prayer
Dear Jesus, thank you for the sacrifice you made for us on the cross to save us from our sins. Amen.

38 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
John 15:12-13

Thought for the Day

Jesus made the ultimate sacrifice for me.

Prayer Focus

Someone who sacrifices for others


Respond by posting a prayer.

Lauren b. headshot square

The Holy Service of Motherhood

"When I became a parent, I struggled to find God within the chaotic world where I now lived. I was used to contemplative prayer, to silence and service and listening for God’s still, small voice in quiet, hidden spaces. Suddenly none of my life felt quiet or hidden – it was all loud, messy, and exposed." Discover more.