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

Jesus said, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” - John 13:34 (NIV)

As I got home with a car full of groceries, my buddies — a pair of four-foot-tall sandhill cranes who wander the neighborhood — foraged in the yard. I sang out, “Hi, guys!” I love these birds, but that day they stalked toward me. Instead of admiring their red and...

Today's Prayer
Dear Lord, help us to love like you. Encourage us to be brave and vulnerable with others. Amen.

81 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Hebrews 12:1-3

Thought for the Day

Loving like Jesus is worth the risk.

Prayer Focus

Someone afraid to love


Respond by posting a prayer.

Seeing young people, both men and women, participate in and write their testimonies at The Upper Room daily devotional writers’ workshop in Yangon, 2019, has been a highlight for me. The event and testimonies led to the publication of the first Lenten devotional in the Myanmar language. I truly believe that through The Upper Room ministry, the Lord will continue to equip people in Myanmar to grow and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.”

Make a global impact: Give to the International Editions of The Upper Room.