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

Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison, and those who are mistreated as if you yourselves were suffering. - Hebrews 13:3 (NIV)

Less than one month into my first job as a prison chaplain, a man caught my attention as I was walking by. He looked young, and his smile seemed forced. As we sat at cold metal tables, this young man told me of the devastating life circumstances that had led...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, help us to have compassion for those who are incarcerated and to share with them the hope of the gospel. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Hebrews 13:1-6

Thought for the Day

How can I share God’s love with someone in prison?

Prayer Focus

Prison chaplains

Respond by posting a prayer.

The Upper Room lifts the spirits of residents I serve as a correctional chaplain. Christians and non-Christians read the devotions, reminding them of an alternative path to a loving God that will walk alongside them through the good and ugly of life.”


The Upper Room Chaplains’ Ministry provides military, VA hospital, and prison chaplains copies of the daily devotional for their ministry. Give today to support the Chaplains’ Ministry.