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 Lord came and stood there, calling as at the other times, “Samuel! Samuel!” Then Samuel said, “Speak, for your servant is listening.” - 1 Samuel 3:10-11 (NIV)

Traveling through a thick fog, I was listening to a devotional program based on the calling of Samuel. The speaker gave an invitation simply to pray Samuel’s prayer, “Speak [Lord], for your servant is listening.” Then we were to be silent and listen.

The road on which I was traveling...

Today's Prayer
O God, be forever the light before us and the voice that calls us. Help us to listen and respond. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Log In to leave a comment
Today's Reading
1 Samuel 3:2-11

Thought for the Day

How do I take time to listen for God’s voice?

Prayer Focus

Those who travel dangerous roads

Read More

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.