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

When Jesus saw him lying there, knowing that he had already been there a long time, he asked him, “Do you want to get well?” - John 5:6 (CEB)

Each Saturday morning a men’s group from the church where I am a pastor meets for breakfast at a local restaurant. It’s an opportunity for men to talk honestly about their faith and the issues they face.

I enjoy these gatherings, but at times my mind is everywhere except the...

Today's Prayer
Creator God, help us to slow down, focus on what’s in front of us, and experience your love here and now. Amen.

70 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
John 5:1-18

Thought for the Day

The present moment holds abundant holiness.

Prayer Focus

Leaders overwhelmed by responsibilities


Respond by posting a prayer.

I could not have found The Upper Room Moments of Prayer (on Facebook Live) sooner. For it is during these moments of centering spiritual practices, meditating on the words of scripture, praying with and for the world, that I find moments of transcendence, hear whispers of peace and hope, see glimpses of truth and justice, behold visions of love and beauty amid all the stark realities that are around me.”

Join us every Monday and Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. (CST) for prayer and worship on Facebook Live.