You, who have shown me many troubles and distresses, Will revive me again, And will bring me up again from the depths of the earth. Psalm 71:20 When the season lasts long, we begin to think that, that’s the way life is. Charles Stanley, Christian Preacher

My tongue also will utter Your righteousness all day long; For they are ashamed, for they are humiliated who seek my hurt. Psalm 71:24 It is a comfort to appeal from the judgments of men to the bar of God and to claim his interposition and vindication. F B Meyer

My feet came close to stumbling, My steps had almost slipped. For I was envious of the arrogant As I saw the prosperity of the wicked. Psalm 73:2,3 Envy is the art of counting the other fellow's blessings instead of your own. Harold Coffin

When my heart was embittered And I was pierced within, Then I was senseless and ignorant… Psalm 73:21,22a A bitter root in our life always produces bitter fruit, until everything we think or do seems wrong, and we become discontent with ourselves and those around us. George Kirkpatrick

Nevertheless I am continually with You; You have taken hold of my right hand. Psalm 73:23 Grace does away the distance between the sinner and God, which sin had created. Grace meets the sinner on the spot where he stands; grace approaches him just as he is. Horatius Bonar, 1808-89, Scottish churchman, hymn writer, poet.