The upright man will not fear evil tidings; His heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord. Psalm 112:7 Trust is not a passive state of mind. It is a vigorous act of the soul by which we choose to lay hold on the promises of God and cling to Him despite the adversity that at times seeks to overwhelm us. Jerry Bridges, 20th century

The upright man has given freely to the poor, His righteousness endures forever; His horn will be exalted in honor. Psalm 112:9A godly man’s liberality has salted his righteousness, proved its reality, and secured its perpetuity. Charles Haddon Spurgeon, 1834-92

From the rising of the sun to its setting The name of the Lord is to be praised. Psalm 113:3
They arrogantly thought blessings and protection were their entitlements. Lifeway, Explore the Bible, Summer 2007

From my distress I called upon the Lord; The Lord answered me and set me in a large place. Psalm 118:5 Men show much anxiety and ingenuity in seeking to escape from the troubles which may happen to press upon them; but so long as they shun coming into the presence of God, they only involve themselves in a labyrinth of difficulties. John Calvin, 1509-64, French reformer, theologian

It is better to trust in the Lord Than to put confidence in man. Psalm 118:8
Many have found that after the reeds of the creature have broken under them, they have joyfully found the Lord to be a solid pillar sustaining all their weight. Charles Spurgeon, 1834-92