RSS Upper Room Daily Reflections

  • God the Creator
    This week’s featured book: For Sabbath’s Sake by J. Dana Trent  Today’s Reflection WHILE THE DANGER of sabbath intentions and parameters might drive away people because they feel like obligations, not observing sabbath at all can leave us feeling self-centered. If we practice the Jewish or Christian faith, then sabbath orders our lives rightly; it […]
  • Justice on the Sabbath
    This week’s featured book: For Sabbath’s Sake by J. Dana Trent  Today’s Reflection JESUS LIVES a Spirit-led life, even in a culture trying to forbid him from performing acts of justice on the sabbath. He puts the over-planners on notice—the productive, wealthy, powerful, self-righteous, hoarders, ignorers, and worriers. He consistently calls us to the kind […]
  • Challenges to Sabbath
    This week’s featured book: For Sabbath’s Sake by J. Dana TrentToday’s Reflection MODERN CHRISTIANS HAVE an opportunity to empathize with the challenges the Jews have encountered in observing sabbath in a culture that is neither conducive to nor supportive of taking a full day to connect with the Creator, ourselves, and one another. But even […]

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