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 word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to 
dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it 
judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. - Hebrews 4:12 (NIV)

During a difficult time in my life I received an insight contained in the reading above from Jeremiah: “‘I know the plans I have for you,’” declares the Lord, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future’” (v. 11). I was...

Today's Prayer
God of hope, help us accept the challenges in our lives as part of our spiritual discernment. Speak to us, and fill our hearts and minds with your truth. Amen.

58 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Jeremiah 29:10-13

Thought for the Day

God, the giver of all life, has good plans for me.

Prayer Focus

Those who are unemployed


Respond by posting a prayer.

An Anchor in the Storm

Joining friends at The Upper Room in morning prayer on Facebook Live has been an anchor in the storm during recent weeks. In the chaos of trying to figure out how to do ministry in strange and uncertain times, it was a compelling call to stop, breathe, listen, and be in community with those who gather "where the world meets to pray." Join us each day for morning prayer.