- For the second year in a row, 40.7% of the babies born in the United States were born to unmarried mothers.
- Roger Shouse reflects, “When I read my Bible, it’s the same way. I wish I knew what Jesus did. I wish I could see what He saw. Through faith, we learn. Through faith, we do open our eyes. Through faith, we can see things that we never saw before.”
- “And the daughter of Zion is left like a booth in a vineyard, like a lodge in a cucumber field, like a besieged city” (Isa 1:8). Ferrell Jenkins helps you visualize what the prophet Isaiah was foretelling concerning Jerusalem.
- “One of the enjoyable discoveries of working on the ESV Study Bible was that the timelines of some of the key OT characters could be plotted—either because of explicit reference (e.g., so-and-so was 75 years old when X happened), or through inference (e.g., 25 years later) or through comparison with the ages of other characters.” Justin Taylor shares some of the results.
- Dene Ward writes, “Need is a strong motivation. A couple of thousand years ago, it motivated a woman to go where she was not expected, normally not even allowed, and certainly not wanted.”