How blessed is the man who fears the Lord, Who greatly delights in His commandments. Psalm 112:1 We are happy when we have the disposition of a dutiful child toward a kind and gracious father, rather than that of a refractory slave toward a tyrannical and severe master. Joseph Benson, 1749–1821, English Methodist minister
(those who fear and obey the Lord) His descendants will be mighty on earth. Psalm 112:2a
What we desire our children to become, we must endeavor to be before them. Andrew Combe, 1797–1847, Scottish physician and phrenologist.
The generation of the upright will be blessed. Wealth and riches are in his house, And his righteousness endures forever. Psalm 112:2b-3 Man is a success who has lived well, laughed often, and loved much; who has gained the respect of intelligent men and the love of children; who has filled his niche and accomplished his task; who leaves the world better than he found it; who never lacked appreciation of earth's beauty or failed to express it; who looked for the best in others and gave the best he had. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson, 1850-1894, Scottish novelist, poet, essayist
Light arises in the darkness for the upright. Psalm 112:4a The insight from God arises from purity of heart, not a clearness of intellect. Oswald Chambers, 1874–1917
It is well with the man who is gracious (gives) and lends; He will conduct his affairs in judgment. Psalm 112:5 Works of charity should be done with thought and design as to our circumstances and those we are about to relieve. Matthew Henry, 1662-1714, Welsh-born English minister, Bible commentator
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