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

Paul wrote, “[The Macedonian churches] urgently pleaded with us for the privilege of sharing in this service to the Lord’s people.” - 2 Corinthians 8:4 (NIV)

For months people had been giving to me while I struggled with cancer. But it was hard to be in a holiday mood when I had nothing to give others — no gifts, not even my time. I felt useless and angry. I was used to being a giver, not...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for answering prayer and providing us with opportunities to give to others. Amen.

88 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
2 Corinthians 8:1-5

Thought for the Day

No matter my circumstances, God can always use me.

Prayer Focus

Summer camp ministries


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.