Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Do Not Live Afraid – July 31, 2014
    Today’s Reflection GOOD THOUGHTS AND INTENTIONS are important, but the gospel of Jesus Christ calls us to more. It calls us to vocation. Our God-given vocation is to translate the gospel’s gift of not …
  • Meeting God in Mission – July 30, 2014
    Today’s Reflection ONE OF THE STARTLING aspects of mission volunteer experiences, especially for first-time participants, comes when they discover that God is already at work wherever they go. They ma …
  • Living for Others – July 29, 2014
    Today’s Reflection WE WILL HAVE moments in our lives … where we have to choose if we will live for ourselves or for others. Knowing that we are beloved by God, we are free to give ourselves away in sa …
  • Forgiveness – July 28, 2014
    Today’s Reflection FORGIVING RESEMBLES a spiral. At the center of the spiral lie the hurtful actions. As we come to new spiritual awareness and see connections between past hurts and present attitudes …
  • Keeping a Sabbath Space – July 27, 2014
    Today’s Reflection MANY PEOPLE FIND Sunday as busy as any other day of the week, particularly if they have to work. However, behind the fourth commandment lies the truth that we were not created to li …