The Upper Room

The Upper Room is a global ministry dedicated to supporting the spiritual formation of Christians seeking to know and experience God more fully. The Upper Room has grown to include publications, programs, prayer support, and other resources to help believers of all ages and denominations move to a deeper level of faith and service.

Source: The Upper Room

Because of changes made to the Upper Room site, I’ll no longer be sharing these daily devotions on my blog.

I do, however, encourage you to register at their site to be able to subscribe to their free daily devotional emails and also go to their site on your own to read and listen to their many devotionals.

The current daily devotional will always be available for free, but to access the archive, you will need to purchase an annual subscription on their site.

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God’s Steadfast Love – The Upper Room

I was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999 and decided to have surgery to remove the tumor and keep the cancer from spreading. Each of my many chemoth…

Thought for the Day

Life is a blessing from God.

Source: God’s Steadfast Love – The Upper Room

Listening to God – The Upper Room

One Sunday as I walked to my car after worship, I heard the chimes of the church ringing out a beautiful hymn. I felt as if God were sending me on my…

Thought for the Day

How am I listening for God’s voice today?

Source: Listening to God – The Upper Room

Investing Ourselves – The Upper Room

The meeting with the eighth-grade boys was getting nowhere. They seemed more interested in making jokes and distracting one another than in deciding w…

Thought for the Day

God can do miraculous things through me.

Source: Investing Ourselves – The Upper Room

The Ultimate Do-Over – The Upper Room

“I want a do-over!” my eight-year-old grandson cried out. He did not like the consequences of the choice he had made in a game he and some other child…

Thought for the Day

Through the power of Christ, I can have new life.

Source: The Ultimate Do-Over – The Upper Room

The Stars – The Upper Room

One night I was sitting in my room thinking about my problems when my father called me out to the porch. He said, “Look at the sky; there are so many…

Thought for the Day

Today I’ll be on the lookout for God’s unexpected blessings.

Source: The Stars – The Upper Room

Leading by Example – The Upper Room

When my husband and I were in our twenties, we had each started a small business in a new town. Also, we had started going to a new church with our tw…

Thought for the Day

I can minister to someone through my example.

Source: Leading by Example – The Upper Room

Keeping Faith – The Upper Room

As I entered high school, I decided that I wanted to be on the school’s wrestling team. When practices started in late October, I realized that the sp…

Thought for the Day

Faith in God requires practice and commitment.

Source: Keeping Faith – The Upper Room

Living by Faith – The Upper Room

Recently, I used the guidance system in my car to travel to an unfamiliar location. As I drove through morning traffic, I wondered, What if I get ther…

Thought for the Day

I can trust God’s promises.

Source: Living by Faith – The Upper Room

Christ’s Table – The Upper Room

Who of us is willing to invite total strangers to a meal? Usually, we surround ourselves with friends — people who see the world like we do. Yet Psalm…

Thought for the Day

God calls me to see people through the eyes of Christ.

Source: Christ’s Table – The Upper Room