RSS Upper Room Daily Reflections

  • The Jesus Prayer
    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 […]
  • Grace at the Center
    Today’s Reflection THE CHRISTIAN FAITH teaches that God wants to save us when we are at our worst. God loves us still. God is not ignorant of our sin; God sees it more devastatingly than we do. But God loves each one of us and sees someone whom God wants to redeem and make new. […]
  • Psalm 139
    Today’s Reflection IT IS NOT YOU WHO SHAPE GOD, it is God who shapes you. If, then, you are the work of God, await the hand of the artist who does all things in due season. Offer the Potter your heart, soft and tractable, and keep the form in which the Artist has fashioned you. […]

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