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

We take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ. - 2 Corinthians 10:5 (NIV)

One day as I washed dishes, I agonized over things I had said in an earlier conversation. I combed over my words. Why did I say that? I should have thought more carefully before I spoke. I pictured myself reliving the conversation and saying different words.

Then God spoke to...

Today's Prayer
Dear God, thank you for showing us the ways you want us to live — in our thoughts, our words, and our deeds. Amen.

72 Comments
Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
Psalm 103:1-5

Thought for the Day

Praising God can renew my spirit and give me strength.

Prayer Focus

Those struggling with negative self-talk


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.