NBC News Reporter Stops Cruise Passenger From Quoting Bible Verse NBC News’s Mark Potter (Reporting during the Ed Show on MSNBC) JENKINS: No, but one thing I do want to say that really made a huge difference in my time versus some other people’s time is we knew where hope was. We knew the Lord was in complete control of the situation. Our verse for the trip was Joshua 1:9 which is [Microphone pulled] POTTER: Okay, well thank you both very much. Enjoy your trip home to Houston and enjoy that first warm shower and that warm meal. Thank you very much. Thanks for talking with us.