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

The true light that gives light to everyone 
was coming into the world. - John 1:9 (NIV)

We spent three nights in a small, remote Cape coastal village. Due to the absence of light pollution, the night sky was ablaze with stars, planets, and all manner of twinkling light. The Milky Way and the rest of the cosmos was vividly on display. As I gazed in awe...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, by your Holy Spirit we will let your light shine through us each day. Amen.

44 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
John 1:1-18

Thought for the Day

No matter where I go, I will let Christ’s light shine through me.

Prayer Focus

Astronomers


Respond by posting a prayer.

I join many of those who will pray for you as you seek to discern what you are called to be at this moment. May God grant you the courage to fulfill that calling. May we all open our eyes and see the misery, open our ears and hear the cries of God’s people, and, like God through the Lord Jesus Christ, be incarnate amongst them.” 

View a growing list of resources for the spiritual work of overcoming racism.