. Tremper Longman III, for instance, observes that the prologue (Ecclesiastes 1:1–11) and the epilogue (Ecclesiastes 12:8–14) are both written in the third person, marking a clear stylistic difference from the main body of the book made up of autobiographical reflections (1:12–12:7). A study of Psalm 8 will help to see what an “indescribable, unspeakable gift” God’s Son, Jesus really is! Out of the mouths of babes and infants, you have established a bulwark against your foes, to silence the enemy and the avenger. . .267 Psalm 119:89-136. . Psalm 121 was originally a song sung by Jewish pilgrims as they walked towards Jerusalem each year for the celebration of their holy days. Book of Job; Book of Psalms. We rarely remember Job 7:17-18, “What is man, that you make so much of him, and that you set your heart on him, visit him every morning and test him every moment?” (ESV). For the psalm celebrates not so much God as the God who created human beings. . founded. It will be noted that we went back to the KJV in the first line of Psalms 8:1. Reflections is based on my personal devotional journals from a daily practice of reading through the Bible chapter by chapter. you will say to the LORD, "You are my fortress, my place of safety; you are my God, … . Retailers are literally banking on it! Leave a comment Post navigation ← Poetic Thoughts on Psalm 6. . . How bright this glory shines even in this lower world! This psalm is a solemn meditation on, and admiration of, the glory and greatness of God, of which we are all concerned to think highly and honourably. The Peculiar Mark of Majesty, Part 2 Easter Sunday . Important questions about the origin and meaning of life are forever pushed aside while trivial and temporal things take priority. . Psalms 1-40; Psalms 41 - 84; Psalms 85 - 118; Psalm 119; Psalms 120 - 150; Book of John. Psalm 63:1-8 The Morning Hymn Psalm 63 holds a high place in the history of Christianity. Listening to God, a Reflection on Psalm 85:8-13 If you're like me, you think of prayer as talking to God. So it’s unusal that way. Intro: Gift giving is a big part of the Christmas celebration. . Psalm 85:8 is a good reminder to us: Let me hear what God the Lord will speak. . 8. . . Download PDF (47.2 KB) Good morning folks. 8 The rivers shall clap their hands, The mountains shall rejoice together. The 5 week period between Thanksgiving Day and Christmas is the season where approximately 25% of their annual sales takes place! Perhaps it was while David was attending sheep on a clear night with the stars brightly shining that he picked up his Gittith, a stringed instrument in the shape of a wine press, and began to strum and chant these amazing words of the Psalm he had written. Psalm 8 Verse 4 Psalm 8 Verse 9 Psalm 8 Verse 8 the birds in the sky, and the fish in the sea, all that swim the paths of the seas. . . A Reflection on Psalm 8. . A Psalm of David.It indicates the audience of the psalm (the Chief Musician), the author of the psalm (of David) and the sound of the psalm (the instrument of Gath). Psalms 8:1-2 "O Lord, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth, Who hast set thy glory upon the heavens! . . THEME AND REFLECTION TIME. . Jan 16, 1994. . Psalm 8:3-4 New International Version (NIV) 3 When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which you have set in place, 4 what is mankind that you are mindful of them, human beings that you care for them? 2. . Psalm 8 is the eighth psalm of the Book of Psalms, generally known in English by its first verse, in the King James Version, "O LORD, our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! O LORD, our God, how awesome is your name through all the earth! The first misstep has to do with the shape of the whole book. . Psalm 119:41-88. . Psalm 8 explores the theme of God’s majestic splendor and our puny insignificance by way of comparison. Most of us know of David’s reflections in Psalm 8. En Español. Apr 8, 2007. By: Scott R. Ward « Back to Devotions Page. Book of Esther; Book of Job. . Psalm 7:8. » O LORD our Lord, how excellent [is] thy name in all the earth! Reflection Psalm 90. Psalm 8:2 (NIV) … . Scripture: Psalm 8. And yet at the same time, God has created us in His image and graciously crowned us with glory and majesty. Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger. Scripture: Psalm 8. . Psalm 8 - For the director of music. Psalm 63:6 – I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night. Psalm 91 oozes with God’s promise of protection, presence and peace. Psalm 8 – The Glory of God in Creation. Here are a few questions we might want to consider as we study and discuss the text: Verse 1 evokes an image of place and stability: “living” or… Apr 1, 2007. The first two verses are key. Scripture: Psalm 8. On the instrument of Gath. Book of Ruth; Ruth 1; Ruth 2; Ruth 3; Ruth 4; Book of Esther. To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David. Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger. Both David and Job pondered why God, having such greater power and majesty, should take interest in the human race. During the day Anne will look at some of the prominent themes within this Psalm. Little time is spent on meditation or reflection. I lift up my eyes to the hills— from where will my help come? Don't make me ashamed or let enemies defeat me. Psalms 8. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. The God, Who made the Moon and stars reaches to me in love and that amazes me. Book of Esther; Book of Job. More specifically, it is a panegyric on human excellence (Psalm 8:4-6) couched within a pious frame (8:1a, 9). The LORD is my light and my salvation— so why should I be afraid? 1 O Lord our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! Book of Job; Book of Psalms. I offer you my heart, LORD God, and I trust you. . Tuesday, November 26, 2013. . Reflections on Abortion and Racial Reconciliation. who hast set thy glory above the heavens. This psalm is attributed to Moses. . My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. John Piper Jan 16, 1994 54 Shares Sermon. Psalms 8 . . Joshua 5-8; Joshua 9-11; Joshua 12 to 15; Joshua 16 to 18; Book of Ruth. who hast set thy glory above the heavens. Psalm 8 is a psalmic interpretation of creation, comparable to Genesis 1-2 and Job 38-41. It seems as though the closer we return to normality the more I’m reminded of how things are not normal at all. "Reflections on the Psalms," by C. S. Lewis (Harvest Books, 1964), 151 pages. Gospel of John; Book of Ephesians. A psalm of David. Let's read the Bible together. . Wednesday, February 25, 2009. Psalm 8 Reflection I chose this photo for this verse because when I think of birds, I As I write today I’m feeling a bit sad: it’s been a tough week and lockdown, although easing, is finally getting to me. Assured of which, I say, Judge me, O Lord, according to my righteousness — For I desire no greater favour than to be disposed of according to my innocence in this matter. A Psalm of David, it is traditionally attributed to being written in the wilderness of Judea, when David and those loyal to him were caused to flee Jerusalem during the rebellion against him … The birth, life, preaching, miracles, suffering, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus are known through the world. But, do we want to hear what God says? I’m going to talk about Psalm 90, and what it means to me. . . A very helpful short book on psalms, especially with 'problem passages.' . He has assigned us the role of ruling over His creation. Psalms 7 Psalms 9 Chapter 8. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. In this video we are looking through Psalm 8. Reflections on Psalm 91 Psalm 91 (Contemporary English Version) Live under the protection of God Most High and stay in the shadow of God All-Powerful. The Peculiar Mark of Majesty, Part 1 Palm Sunday. 9 at the presence of the Lord, Because he comes to judge the earth. Footnotes: Psalm 8:4 Or what is a human being that you are mindful of him, / a son of man that you care for him? According to gittith. And, he will eventually read Romans 8.32, often quoted, rarely pondered: ... Two small volumes that cover all of the psalms. That the God of Wonders thinks upon me, is a wonder of wonders to me. Thinking on Psalm … Verse one gives us a powerful image that has echoed through the ages: you who live “in the shadow of the Almighty.” This “Almighty” is the psalmist’s “refuge and… All of these thoughts should lead us, as the psalm both begins and ends (Ps. In this psalm David speaks of the glory of God, and how the glory of man and his destiny reflect upon God. John Piper Apr 1, 2007 46 Shares Sermon. # ordained: Heb. Joshua 5-8; Joshua 9-11; Joshua 12 to 15; Joshua 16 to 18; Book of Ruth. Psalm 8:1-9 God's Glory Perfectly Revealed in the Son of Man . Here in this Psalm we discover how to access God’s Hiding Place for us. Psalm 91 is a popular “favorite psalm” of human trust and divine assurance. The Lord shall judge the people — The Sovereign of the world will not fail to dispense equal justice unto all, according to their works. 2 Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength because of thine enemies, that thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger. 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