Let's read the Bible together. Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! who hast set thy glory above the heavens. Scripture: Psalm 8. . Verse to memorize “Oh LORD, our God, how awesome is your name through all the earth!” Passage. Psalms 1-40; Psalms 41 - 84; Psalms 85 - 118; Psalm 119; Psalms 120 - 150; Book of John. He is ours, for he made us, protects us, and takes special care of us. Book of Ruth; Ruth 1; Ruth 2; Ruth 3; Ruth 4; Book of Esther. The God, Who made the Moon and stars reaches to me in love and that amazes me. To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David. He will not let your foot be moved; he who keeps you will not slumber. The Lord shall judge the people — The Sovereign of the world will not fail to dispense equal justice unto all, according to their works. 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. I offer you my heart, LORD God, and I trust you. The birth, life, preaching, miracles, suffering, death, resurrection, and ascension of Jesus are known through the world. 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. Very helpful thoughts on each of the psalms. Psalm 85:8 is a good reminder to us: Let me hear what God the Lord will speak. Little time is spent on meditation or reflection. Book of Ruth; Ruth 1; Ruth 2; Ruth 3; Ruth 4; Book of Esther. Lord, you have been our dwelling place in all generations. Book of Esther; Book of Job. 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. He has assigned us the role of ruling over His creation. The title of this psalm reads, To the Chief Musician. Psalm 8:2 (NIV) … 8 The rivers shall clap their hands, The mountains shall rejoice together. Reflections on Abortion and Racial Reconciliation. Psalm 91 oozes with God’s promise of protection, presence and peace. 9 at the presence of the Lord, Because he comes to judge the earth. In life we are often battered by disappointment, stress, bereavement, fear and illness. In this psalm David speaks of the glory of God, and how the glory of man and his destiny reflect upon God. The Peculiar Mark of Majesty, Part 2 Easter Sunday . Leave a comment Post navigation ← Poetic Thoughts on Psalm 6. Psalm 119:41-88. . 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? . . We are studying Psalm 91 for Sunday, February 24. . By: Scott R. Ward « Back to Devotions Page. Psalm 8 - For the director of music. Psalm 8 explores the theme of God’s majestic splendor and our puny insignificance by way of comparison. Psalm 121-Reflection. . 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… . . Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / Matthew Henry Commentary on the Whole Bible (Complete) / Psalms 1-75 / Psalms 8; Share Tweet. . . In the use of this Psalm, then, we anticipate that victory, and in the praise we thus celebrate, we go on from strength to strength, till, with him who is our glorious Head, we appear in Zion before God. . . Listening to God, a Reflection on Psalm 85:8-13 If you're like me, you think of prayer as talking to God. Important questions about the origin and meaning of life are forever pushed aside while trivial and temporal things take priority. Psalms 8. How bright this glory shines even in this lower world! » O LORD our Lord, how excellent [is] thy name in all the earth! This psalm is attributed to Moses. Joshua 5-8; Joshua 9-11; Joshua 12 to 15; Joshua 16 to 18; Book of Ruth. . . It will be noted that we went back to the KJV in the first line of Psalms 8:1. 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 … Week #2 Reflection: Psalm 8. you will say to the LORD, "You are my fortress, my place of safety; you are my God, … . 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). Download PDF (47.2 KB) Good morning folks. Psalm 8 Reflection I chose this photo for this verse because when I think of birds, I Bec Hill, St Mellitus ordinand based at St Bartholomew’s Roby, responds to Psalm 8. . . "Reflections on the Psalms," by C. S. Lewis (Harvest Books, 1964), 151 pages. A study of Psalm 8 will help to see what an “indescribable, unspeakable gift” God’s Son, Jesus really is! Through the praise of children and infants you have established a stronghold against your enemies, to silence the foe and the avenger. Retailers are literally banking on it! Apr 1, 2007. I’m going to talk about Psalm 90, and what it means to me. Posted in Psalms on February 23, 2017 by redeemeddon. Most of us know of David’s reflections in Psalm 8. Oh! The 5 week period between Thanksgiving Day and Christmas is the season where approximately 25% of their annual sales takes place! Psalm 8 – The Glory of God in Creation. I will sing of your majesty above the heavens. A Reflection on Psalm 8. . Scripture: Psalm 8. Reflections on Psalm 27. The LORD is my light and my salvation— so why should I be afraid? 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! Reflection Psalm 90. Commentary on Psalm 8:1,2 (Read Psalm 8:1,2) The psalmist seeks to give unto God the glory due to his name. who hast set thy glory above the heavens. Gospel of John; Book of Ephesians. During the day Anne will look at some of the prominent themes within this Psalm. The first two verses are key. . More specifically, it is a panegyric on human excellence (Psalm 8:4-6) couched within a pious frame (8:1a, 9). 1 O Lord our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! Book of Job; Book of Psalms. It seems as though the closer we return to normality the more I’m reminded of how things are not normal at all. 8. . But, do we want to hear what God says? . Psalm 7:8. That the God of Wonders thinks upon me, is a wonder of wonders to me. Tuesday, November 26, 2013. 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? 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! Psalm 91 is a popular “favorite psalm” of human trust and divine assurance. 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. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God. A very helpful short book on psalms, especially with 'problem passages.' Book of Job; Book of Psalms. Psalm 63:6 – I remember you upon my bed, and meditate on you in the watches of the night. He shall judge the world with justice, And the people with equity. THEME AND REFLECTION TIME. LORD, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! Here in this Psalm we discover how to access God’s Hiding Place for us. Out of the mouths of babes and infants, you have established a bulwark against your foes, to silence the enemy and the avenger. Psalm 63:1-8 The Morning Hymn Psalm 63 holds a high place in the history of Christianity. And yet at the same time, God has created us in His image and graciously crowned us with glory and majesty. . God as refuge Psalm 91.1-6, 9-16 [Published in Mennonite Weekly Review, 11/8/10] Ted Grimsrud Psalm 91 contains one of the Bible’s great affirmations of trust in God. . Joshua 5-8; Joshua 9-11; Joshua 12 to 15; Joshua 16 to 18; Book of Ruth. Don't make me ashamed or let enemies defeat me. . . For the psalm celebrates not so much God as the God who created human beings. 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. . Psalms 1-40; Psalms 41 - 84; Psalms 85 - 118; Psalm 119; Psalms 120 - 150; Book of John. . Thinking on Psalm … 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. 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). John Piper Jan 16, 1994 54 Shares Sermon. Wha 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). Whole Psalm. 1. Scripture: Psalm 8. Share this: Twitter; Facebook; Like this: Like Loading... Related. Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou established strength, Because of thine adversaries, That thou mightest still the enemy and the avenger." . Psalm 8 is a psalmic interpretation of creation, comparable to Genesis 1-2 and Job 38-41. 2. According to gittith. In this video we are looking through Psalm 8. founded. Apr 8, 2007. # ordained: Heb. Psalm 8:1-9 God's Glory Perfectly Revealed in the Son of Man . . 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. . . [Study notes on this text.] A psalm of David. I lift up my eyes to the hills— from where will my help come? 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… Wednesday, February 25, 2009. . Intro: Gift giving is a big part of the Christmas celebration. And, he will eventually read Romans 8.32, often quoted, rarely pondered: ... Two small volumes that cover all of the psalms. God does not want us to be like this. W. Wilson, D.D., in loc. 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. My help comes from the Lord, who made heaven and earth. . . Psalms 7 Psalms 9 Chapter 8. Psalms 8:1 « To the chief Musician upon Gittith, A Psalm of David. Reflections on Psalms 25 Psalms 25 (Contemporary English Version) (By David.) Psalm 27:1a (NLT) I love it when the first thing a passage of scripture says is, “the LORD.” It is immediately clear what the topic of conversation is and this is important to know. . Yet, we know that prayer should also be doing some listening, as well. O LORD, our God, how awesome is your name through all the earth! 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