But Psalm 8 is unique in at least two ways. Psalm 8:4-6 Then I look at my micro-self and wonder, Why do you bother with us? Psalm 8:4-8 The Message (MSG) 3-4 I look up at your macro-skies, dark and enormous, your handmade sky-jewelry, Moon and stars mounted in their settings. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. So, let’s start by reading Psalm 8:1-2 – the introduction of Psalm 8. This echoes comments from Psalm 19:1 and even Romans 1:18–20. It is on the one hand a Psalm of personal lament (mourning) and on the other hand also a psalm of confidence. How bright this glory shines even in this lower world! [1] Dummelow gave the meaning as, "perhaps an instrument or a tune, of Gath." You made him ruler over the works of your hands; you put everything under his feet. And at the end of the message we’ll review those. To the choirmaster: according to The p Gittith. The title of this psalm reads, To the Chief Musician. Majesty Of God's Names. To try to comment on verse 1 is kind of like commenting on the splendor of the Grand Canyon. A messianic psalm of David—He says that babes and children praise the Lord—He asks, What is man, that Thou art mindful of him? Our Price: $28.99 Save: $36.00 (55%) Buy Now. Then I look at my micro-self and wonder, This short Psalm is unique. Here in Psalm 8, a comparison is made between the scope of God's vast creation and the nature of humanity. Heavens — Where thy throne of glory is established, where the blessed angels celebrate thy praises, where Christ sitteth at thy right hand in glorious majesty, from whence he poureth down excellent gifts upon babes. Psalms 8:5-6 (CSB) Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, in our likeness.” Genesis 1:26 (NIV) Back To All Message … The psalms that immediately … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 8" That drown out enemy talk, and silence atheist babble. But before we do that, we’ll attempt to explain the details of this psalm. Psalm 8 – The Glory of God in Creation. In this psalm David speaks of the glory of God, and how the glory of man and his destiny reflect upon God. The Vatican submitted the text of Psalm 8, making it the first Biblical text to reach the moon. Psalms 8:4 (NIV) 3. God's influence on the natural world is obvious, and it should lead people to recognize Him. An error occurred while accessing favorites. Like Psalms 81 and 84, this psalm opens with a direction to the chief musician to perform upon the gittit or gittith, which … The verses in Psalm 8:4–6 as they appear in the King James Version of the Bible are often quoted to emphasize man’s dignity and his close relationship to God. Words really can’t do it justice. In order to appreciate and live for God's glory, we must make room by eliminating the wrong notions associated with the self-esteem movement. First 30-days on us! 3-4 I look up at your macro-skies, dark and enormous, your handmade sky-jewelry, Moon and stars mounted in their settings. Biblical Commentary (Bible study) Psalm 8 INTRODUCTION: While the superscription notes this psalm is for the use of the Chief Musician or choirmaster, the psalm itself is addressed to Yahweh. Retail: $49.99. (This is) a song of David. Psalm 8 features 3 arguments of man's fraility against God's glory. INTRODUCTION: Last Sunday we began a new message series on “God’s Good Creation.” Last week we looked at the goodness of God’s creation from Genesis 1. Why take a second look our way? Sorry, an error was encountered while loading part of the book. More specifically, it is a panegyric on human excellence (Psalm 8:4-6) couched within a pious frame (8:1a, 9). v2 From the mouths of children and babies at the breast you show (what it is … There was an error while trying to create your account. Do Unto Others. Psalm 8:4 in all English translations. 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