Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Change – July 15, 2018
    Today’s Reflection WHEN GOD INVITES YOU to change, God also helps you make the change. But don’t expect big changes to be automatic or easy. Human growth, whether rapid or slow, is a process that invo …
  • The Faith Community – July 14, 2018
    Today’s Reflection PARENT GOD, you have placed the solitary in families and church is your family of faith. Yes, we can find you in our moments of solitude and contemplation, but we need the support, …
  • Time Away with God – July 13, 2018
    Today’s Reflection In repentance and rest is your salvation, in quietness and trust is your strength. –Isaiah 30:15b (NIV) JESUS LIVED with noise. To cope, he took time away to center his thoughts on …
  • Giving and Receiving – July 12, 2018
    Today’s Reflection RELATIONSHIP WITH OUR ABBA FATHER requires that we learn how to give and receive in prayer. … Let me tell you how I am learning to receive in prayer. Most mornings I arrive at my of …
  • Imagining Scripture – July 11, 2018
    Today’s Reflection AT A RECENT RETREAT, Wendy [Miller] invited persons to read the story of Bartimaeus in Mark 10:46-52. With a series of thoughtful questions, Wendy invited attendees to enter the sto …