Observe their usage in other parts of this psalm. And indeed, and in truth, Christ himself interprets the Psalm of himself; you have two witnesses to confirm it, Christ himself and the apostle.
The "courts" here refer to the precincts of the Jerusalem temple, the central worship site for the people of Judah. The prophet shows his thankfulness, which he illustrates and amplifies.
In this great Book of Righteousness, this Old Testament, a good many of us see but little into the gleam here and there; our eyes have not been opened to its breadth and depth and significance. PDF of article Reflections on Psalm This appears to me to be too limited a view of the passage; and I question not that David here proposes himself as an example to all the faithful; in that he had reaped the full fruit of his hope, when, depending solely upon God, he had patiently borne the loss of all earthly succor.
It is a great thing not to lose the sense of wonder, and yet to keep it for right objects. Thy glory above the heavens. Compare 1 Corinthians 2: And what is more, he has also given you the power to do it.
And so I do not think that you will be surprised to hear me say that Psalm is first and foremost about Jesus. This spiritual blindness is the effect of sin. Sermon or lecture upon the glory of God in creation and providence. The theme of deliverance from death makes this quite appropriate see verses 3, 4, 8, There is much uncertainty with regard to all of these superscriptions.
Descend, if you will, into the lowest depths of the ocean, where undisturbed the water sleeps, and the very sand is motionless in unbroken quiet, but the glory of the Lord is there, revealing its excellence in the silent palace of the sea. Open thou mine eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of thy law.
There is another view also which more strongly commends itself to us, namely, that - 1 when God decided to rescue Israel from Egyptian slavery, it was a babe, indeed a suckling, that was placed in the little ark of bulrushes and cast upon the boundless waters of the Nile river.
God would use man to still him; alas. Therefore this opinion is wholly without support from this place. Universally is he present, and everywhere is his name excellent. The psalmist went on in duty, and he found comfort in the word of God.
Spiritual sight The spiritual eyesight must be opened in order that the spiritual beauty and wisdom and glory of the Divine Word may be discovered.
3 days ago · A devotional thought and prayer centered on Psalm Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.
Verse of the Day. for Friday, November 16, [ Previous Devotionals] Open my eyes that I may see wonderful things in your law.
Thoughts on Today's Verse. PSALM 8 OVERVIEW. Title.
"To the Chief Musician upon Gittith, a Psalm of David." We are not clear upon the meaning of the word Gittith.
Some think it refers to Gath, and may refer to a tune commonly sung there, or an instrument of music there invented, or a song of Obededom the Gittite, in whose house the ark rested, or, better still, a song sung over Goliath of Gath.
Then the psalm describes the distressing circumstance now past (verse 3), recalls a prayer for help (verse 4) along with the Lord's saving response (verses ), and then vows to give witness to God's salvation before the congregation (verses ).
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Learn more. Reflections on Psalm In this study, we will explore the meaning of this passage by asking questions. We will begin with a general overview of the passage, followed by an in-depth look at individual verses.
The rest of the Psalm (except verse ) is addressed to God. So while it is true to say that Psalm extols the glories of the word of God, it would be even more accurate to .Verse analysis of psalm 1191 8