If the first plan—the old covenant—had worked out, a second wouldn’t have been needed. No one better fulfilled it than He. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. MSG: The Message . You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. It’s a land of wheat and barley, of vines and figs and pomegranates, of olives, oil, and honey. Version. Romans 8:1-2 MSG With the arrival of Jesus, the Messiah, that fateful dilemma is resolved. To reject this message was to reject the Messiah, which, in fact, many did. 3 You're here to defend the defenseless, to make sure that underdogs get a fair break; 4 Your job is to stand up for the powerless, and prosecute all those who exploit them." To have understood the message of Psalm 82 and our Lord’s application of it would have been to bow the knee to Him as the Son of God, the promised Messiah. The content of the psalm may be analyzed as follows: God Himself arrives for the hearing (verse 1), the accusations are delivered (verses 2-5), God sets forth His verdict (verses 6-7), and the psalmist presents a petition for God’s judgment over the entire earth (verse 8). 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 … 2 "Enough! The next step is to enter your payment information. 82 1 God calls the judges into his courtroom, he puts all the judges in the dock. Nursing infants gurgle choruses about you; toddlers shout the songs That drown out enemy talk, and silence atheist babble. A Psalm of Asaph. But we know the first was found wanting, because God said, A Rebuke of Unjust Judgments. Psalm 8 – The Glory of God in Creation. Those words are a part of a messianic prophecy written by David which started it’s prophetic fulfillment during the time Jesus lived as a man on earth. Your enemies are out there whooping it up, the God-haters are living it up; They’re plotting to do your people in, conspiring to rob you of your precious ones. 6-9 So it’s paramount that you keep the commandments of God, your God, walk down the roads he shows you and reverently respect him. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. Psalm 82: Like Psalm 58, this psalm is concerned with the problem of unjust judges. Bible Language English. You've corrupted justice long enough, you've let the wicked get away with murder. God is about to bring you into a good land, a land with brooks and rivers, springs and lakes, streams out of the hills and through the valleys. Psalm 8:2 MSG. Click the button below to continue. 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). Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. Cancel. The title of this psalm reads, To the Chief Musician. 6-13 But Jesus’ priestly work far surpasses what these other priests do, since he’s working from a far better plan. An Asaph Psalm GOD, don’t shut me out; don’t give me the silent treatment, O God. Psalm 8:1-9 God's Glory Perfectly Revealed in the Son of Man . In this psalm David speaks of the glory of God, and how the glory of man and his destiny reflect upon God. No one better interpreted or applied Psalm 82 than our Lord. Change Language {{#items}} {{local_title}} Those who enter into Christ’s being-here-for-us no longer have to live under a continuous, low-lying black cloud. On the instrument of Gath. Have to live under a continuous, low-lying black cloud the arrival of Jesus, Messiah! 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