The Upper Room is here for you in these anxious times. Click Here

Looking for today's Daily Devotional? Click here to read it.

About Daily Devotional

The Upper Room magazine's mission is to provide a practical way to listen to scripture, connect with believers around the world, and spend time with God each day.

Read More Watercolor image by: Guy MOLL

Submit a Devotional

The Upper Room is written by people just like you. Share your story with us!

Learn more about how to write for The Upper Room or click Submit to submit your meditation now.

Submit

Latest Devotionals

May 14, 2020

Always Ready

As a bird lover, I was delighted to see that the lake where my husband and I built our house was a great habitat for a variety of birds. Anticipating opportunities...

Read More

May 13, 2020

Trust through Prayer

As my wife and I finished dinner one evening, we got a phone call from my sister-in-law. She told us that her husband had been in an accident and had suffered...

Read More

May 12, 2020

God Provides

Following the birth of my first child, I had postpartum depression, and my husband was facing unemployment. It became clear that a career change was on the horizon for him, which...

Read More

May 11, 2020

Iron Sharpens Iron

During this past school year, a colleague and friend approached me and suggested I start a Bible study for teachers. After some thought and prayer, I decided to send an email...

Read More

May 10, 2020

A Room Fully Prepared

Three days before Thanksgiving I was feeling the full effects of my chemotherapy treatments. My mother called, full of excitement that my husband and I were coming home for the holiday....

Read More

May 9, 2020

Grateful Expectation

For a few years, I have had to wait for God to heal my son. Some days my faith has been strong, and I have felt fired up. On others, I...

Read More

May 8, 2020

Chosen

I hurried to the park near my house, excited to try out for the Little League team. After doing drills for a while, we gathered to hear who was chosen to...

Read More

May 7, 2020

Quest for the Queen

A queen bee nestled in her hive can be quite elusive. I’m pretty good at finding hidden objects in a picture game on a page; but as a new beekeeper, I...

Read More

May 6, 2020

A Lenten Challenge

During Lent our pastor challenged the congregation to step out of our comfort zone by faithfully tithing 10 percent, sharing the gospel with others, and helping our community through acts of...

Read More

May 5, 2020

Peace and Comfort

One evening as I was preparing supper for the family, a saucepan full of boiling milk poured out onto my right leg — from my knee down to my foot. I...

Read More

"In these strange new days...

...devoid of our regular routine and filled instead with uncertainty and a hum of anxiety, my husband and I have found the practice of joining The Upper Room each day at 11am (CST) via Facebook to pray, listen, and learn in community, including my sister in Houston. This is a much-needed healing balm." Join us on Facebook each day at 11AM Central.