Hear me, Lord, my plea is just; listen to my cry. Hear my prayer—it does not rise from deceitful lips. Let my vindication come from you; may your eyes see what is right...I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer. Show me the wonders of your great love...
Psalm 145:8-9, 14-21
The Lord is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and rich in love. The Lord is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made. The Lord upholds all who fall and lifts up all who are bowed down. The eyes of all look to you, and you give them their food at the proper time. You open your hand and satisfy the desires of every living thing...
Commentary on Psalm 17
Augustine, Calvin, Spurgeon, Rev. Dave Hatcher, Thomas Aquinas