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 unfolding of your words gives light; it gives understanding to the simple. - Psalm 119:130 (NIV)

Granddad was a quiet man. But in the evenings when he settled on the sofa, poetry flowed from him. I loved to lean against his chest, my cheek on his worn, flannel shirt, and listen to the rumble and rhythm of the words as he spoke. He often recited Henry...

Today's Prayer
Thank you, God, for your word. Help us to unfold it like a treasured gift so that it fills our lives and our hearts. Amen.

70 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Psalm 119:129-136

Thought for the Day

Today and every day I will treasure God’s word.

Prayer Focus

Poets


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.