Please enjoy these devotionals from Upper Room Ministries, a ministry of the United Methodist General Board of Discipleship.

 

 

 

 

  • 1 September 2014: An Offering to the Lord - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection GRACIOUS LORD, rest of the weary and gentle guardian of the way: come alongside me and ease my burden, for I offer myself to you as the apprentice of your gentle and humble way that I might find repose in you in the course of my days and throughout all eternity. Amen. - […]
  • 31 August 2014: Fullness vs. Satisfaction - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection IN MY PRAYERS I frequently like to tell God what I want. I begin my day with list in hand: “Today, God, I need answers for this problem; I need resources for this issue; I need you to clear up this situation, change this person, resolve this crisis,” and so on. Real satisfaction […]
  • 30 August 2014: We Are Loved - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection WE ARE LOVED before we can even utter the desire to be worthy. We do not earn the cloak of beauty that is wrapped around our souls or the wreath of love that God gives each of us. - Stephanie Ford Kindred Souls: Connecting through Spiritual Friendship From page 30 of Kindred Souls: […]
  • 29 August 2014: The Jesus Prayer - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection FROM THE FIFTH CENTURY on, spiritual guides taught the use of the Jesus Prayer: “Lord Jesus Christ, Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” The Jesus Prayer comes from two scripture sources. One is the prayer of the tax collector in the Temple: “God, be merciful to me, a sinner!” (Luke […]
  • 28 August 2014: Jesus, Like a Mother - Upper Room Daily Reflections
    Today’s Reflection A MOTHER MAY ALLOW a child to fall sometimes and be distressed in various ways for its own benefit, but out of love can never allow any kind of danger to come to her child. And though our earthly mother may allow her child to perish, our heavenly Mother Jesus can never allow […]