Step 1: Read today's verses.

Step 2: Summarize each passage in a short, concise statement.

Step 3: Use the comment section to share one passage and your summation. 

Recommendation: Consider writing your statement in your Bible beside the given text.  This practice will allow you to review your thoughts a year from now, or you can pass your Bible along to a new Christian, child, or grandchild to help them in their journey of faith. 

Genesis 16

Because God sees our affliction, we can see His mercy and submit to Him.

Joshua 18:1-10

Some of God's people were aggressively moving forward for God, but the majority needed to be challenged to keep moving for the glory of God. 

Psalm 22:19-31

Praise is a natural expression for the believer, especially when considering the implications of our Lord's Resurrection. 

Isaiah 17

The nations rage, events ebb, and flow, but God remains in sovereign control of the unfolding of history. 

Matthew 9:1-8

Jesus alone has power over sin.

Romans 7:14-25

After the new birth, immature believers often experience a frustrating cycle of being defeated by sin because they yield to the old nature.