Devotional

from the Upper Room

  • Creation – August 18, 2017
    Today’s Reflection The First Creation Story Before anything that ever was there was nothing, only God breathing into the dark. It was the deepest darkness ever known before or since. The quiet was the …
  • Purpose – August 17, 2017
    Today’s Reflection OUR SEARCH FOR PURPOSE seems coded into the fabric of our being. We are wired to live a meaningful existence, but we can’t begin to discover what that purpose is unless we know the …
  • People Become What They Love – August 16, 2017
    Today’s Reflection USE THE THINGS OF THIS WORLD as nature needs them, but not with excessive attachment. For it would be very displeasing to God if you were to set your heart on something of less valu …
  • Mercy – August 15, 2017
    Today’s Reflection MERCY IS NOT MERELY FEELING SYMPATHY. Mercy is extended by one who has the power to condemn or punish but chooses not to. We choose not to criticize, not to say, “I told you so,” no …
  • Gracious Lord, Bread of Life – August 14, 2017
    Today’s Reflection GRACIOUS LORD, you are the Bread of Life, who provides for all my needs and satisfies the deepest longing of my heart; graft me into the very center of your great tree of life; feed …