Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • God of the Still Small Voice – July 2, 2015
    Today’s Reflection GOD OF WIND and tempest,God of the still small voiceHelp me to quiet my mindand let go of busy thoughts.I yearn for stillness in your presence;I want to sit at your feet like Maryan …
  • Loving Our Neighbor – July 1, 2015
    Today’s Reflection Recently, I met a woman named Bertha, a Guatemalan woman with AIDS. She was talking about how people with HIV and AIDS are alienated from society. “Even the church can cause great d …
  • Prayers of Intercession – June 30, 2015
    Today’s Reflection HOW DO I KNOW the will of God when I pray? It is contained in the Word. One special promise to me is 2 Peter 3:9: “The Lord is not slow about his promise, as some think of slowness, …
  • Justifying Grace – June 29, 2015
    Today’s Reflection BY COMPARING OURSELVES to others, particularly in ways that stack the deck in our favor, our prayers and spiritual posturing may reveal that we trust more in ourselves than in God. …
  • Voices of the Adult Child – June 28, 2015
    Today’s Reflection AFTER VISITING MY FATHER TODAY, I went to the car, lay my head on the steering wheel, and cried like a two-year-old child.Ugly tears, a contorted face, and red nose. O Lord, I’m bur …