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

It is for freedom that Christ has set us free. Stand firm, then, and do not let yourselves be 
burdened again by a yoke of slavery. - Galatians 5:1 (NIV)

As a black man living in the United States, I consider freedom one of my most precious blessings. My ancestors were slaves once, bought and sold like property, worked like cattle and sometimes beaten even to the point of death. My ancestors could only dream of the freedom I was...

Today's Prayer
Dear Jesus, thank you for giving your life to set us free. Help us to share this gift with all those who are still in bondage. Amen.

46 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Exodus 6:1-7

Thought for the Day

Freedom from sin and death is a true treasure from God.

Prayer Focus

Those who are enslaved


Respond by posting a prayer.

Share the Gifts of Hope, Love, Grace, and Peace

"Thank you for the creative teams [of The Upper Room] who are working together to share the power of prayer around the world. You have collaborated with everyone working from our homes to share the gifts of hope, love, grace, and peace." (Written in response to The Upper Room COVID-19 response efforts). View Jaqui's video contribution to the initiative, helping us create space and time for God in these anxious times.