The title of this psalm reads, To the Chief Musician. 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!". Do Unto Others. 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. Majesty Of God's Names. The Message, Large Print Premium Leather, Black, The Message, Ministry Edition: The Bible in Contemporary Language, My First Message: A Devotional Bible for Kids, The Essential Evangelical Parallel Bible (NKJV/ESV/NLT/, The Message Gift and Award Bible, Softcover, Black. The Good Book [Vertical Series] Look Up. Psalm 8 is a hymn of praise. The psalms that immediately … Continue reading "Commentary on Psalm 8" You have set your r glory above the heavens. Copy. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NEW NIV Study Bible Notes, Fully Revised Edition. The Hebrew for "man" in this verse is actually the term enos, subtly different from the term … Psalm 8 features 3 arguments of man's fraility against God's glory. The Vatican submitted the text of Psalm 8, making it the first Biblical text to reach the moon. Only three Psalms have this instruction in the superscription, namely, this one, Psalms 81 and Psalms 82. 2 Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you; toddlers shout the songs. To try to comment on verse 1 is kind of like commenting on the splendor of the Grand Canyon. 2)Style of Psalm 4: It is a combination of styles. (This is) a song of David. In sum, the message of Hebrews 2:5-8 and its quotation of Psalm 8:4-6 is that mankind is still destined to rule the earth but this has not happened yet. God Cares for You. Which shews that this psalm speaks of the Messiah, and the times of the New Testament. Psalm 8 declares that there is only one Yahweh. A dilemma arises for Christian readers of Psalm 8. 8:1 For the music director, according to the gittith style; a psalm of David. 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? He is ours, for he made us, protects us, and takes special care of us. v2 From the mouths of children and babies at the breast you show (what it is … Psalms 8:4 (NIV) 3. 1 God, brilliant Lord, yours is a household name. Psalm 8 enables us to experience the glory of God and examine the Self-esteem movement. Psalm 8:4-6 Then I look at my micro-self and wonder, Why do you bother with us? 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. What a glorious song of praise to God. Click here to return to the Sermons page.. Psalm 8:1-8. Get beautiful Bible art delivered to your inbox. Words really can’t do it justice. First 30-days on us! Our Price: $28.99 Save: $36.00 (55%) Buy Now. We’ll send you a new verse every day to download or share. 8 O L ord, our Lord, how majestic is your q name in all the earth! In Latin, it is known as "Domine Dominus noster". 2 s Out of the mouth of babies and infants, you have established t strength because of your foes, to still u the enemy and the avenger. Yet we've so narrowly missed being gods, bright with … Why take a second look our way? It was a contemplation of the vastness and the beauty and the glory of the universe that caused David to ask this question in wondering awe. Find Top Church Sermons, Illustrations, and Preaching Slides on Psalm 8:4-5. To the choirmaster: according to The p Gittith. 3-4 I look up at your macro-skies, dark and enormous, your handmade sky-jewelry, Moon and stars mounted in their settings. On its own, Psalm 8 is an unlikely candidate to receive the label “messianic.” It focuses mainly upon God’s ways with humanity in creation, not the Davidic office. Its authorship is traditionally assigned to King David. (Psalm 8:4.) This is important to remember as we read Ps. We cannot look on any of the natural wonders of this world without proclaiming praise and glory to its Creator God. Psalm 8:4(NASB) Verse Thoughts As he contemplated the vast expanse of God's glorious creative handiwork, where by the might of His power and the wisdom God … Bible Gateway Recommends. Then I look at my micro-self and wonder, Psalm 8:4 in all English translations. There is much uncertainty with regard to all of these superscriptions. Like Psalms 81 and 84, this psalm opens with a direction to the chief musician to perform upon the gittit or gittith, which … Psalm 8 is a psalmic interpretation of creation, comparable to Genesis 1-2 and Job 38-41. Your glory is over the skies. Commentary on Psalm 8:1,2 (Read Psalm 8:1,2) The psalmist seeks to give unto God the glory due to his name. Why take a second look our way? Sorry, an error was encountered while loading the book. Reflect on it as you pray; think of the awesomeness of God, and all He does for us. 1 A Psalm of David. This echoes comments from Psalm 19:1 and even Romans 1:18–20. Psalm 8:4 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. It is on the one hand a Psalm of personal lament (mourning) and on the other hand also a psalm of confidence. But before we do that, we’ll attempt to explain the details of this psalm. It frames the content of the Psalm in the praise of the majesty of God. He Crowned Us You made him little less than God and crowned him with glory and honor. Looking to help your church and family stay connected to the Word while social distancing?Check out our free church library, church online resources, and family resources. Who is this God we serve? You Are God's Masterpiece! 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. In — Not only in Israel, but among all nations. Sorry, an error was encountered while loading comparison. "A Psalm of David." That drown out enemy talk, and silence atheist babble. But Psalm 8 is unique in at least two ways. By registering for an account, you agree to Faithlife’s. Please try again soon. First, it is the first hymn one encounters when reading the Psalms straight through. 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 … For the psalm celebrates not so much God as the God who created human beings. God's influence on the natural world is obvious, and it should lead people to recognize Him. Take some time and pray this Psalm to God. David, the author, never calls the reader to actually do anything. Browse Sermons on Psalm 8:4-5. The NT, however, applies Psalm 8, or at least parts of it, to Jesus, the Messiah, at times in view of the world to come. Sorry, an error was encountered while loading part of the book. Turn It Around. 1 O Lord our Lord, how excellent is thy name in all the earth! The music leader must use Gittith. 3 Big Questions, 1 Little Psalm. msg I look up at your macro-skies, dark and enormous, your handmade sky-jewelry, Moon and stars mounted in their settings. [2] At best, however, such scholarly opinions are merely educated guesses. Psalm 8. 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