Share. There are only two divisions in the psalm: (1) Psalms 87:1-3, and (2) Psalms 87:4-6, with a final exclamation in Psalms 87:7. In the records of heaven, the lowest of those who are born again 1 1-3 He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain ... MSG: Psalm 87. In 87:1, what mountain is spoken of as holy mountains? unity of the Spirit. everyone there is talking about you! As such, the Lord loves the gates of Zion. descendants. by him, and laid on a sure foundation. Verses 4-7: The church of Christ is more glorious and excellent than the nations Psalm 87 The Message Bible << Psalm 86 | Psalm 87 | Psalm 88 >> The Privileges of Dwelling in Zion. By David’s time it seems they served in the musical aspect of the temple worship (2 Chronicles 20:19). They worshipped all types of false gods, because they did not know the true God. Psalm 87. Psalms 87:4 NASB “I shall mention Rahab and Babylon among those who know Me; Behold, Philistia and Tyre with Ethiopia: ‘This one was born there. As such, the Lord loves the gates of Zion. (Again, the “there” in “This man was born there” is taken to be Zion.) Psalm 87:6 "The LORD shall count, when he writeth up the people, [that] this And is obliged to All grace and consolation are Verses 4-6 are about the *Church. to Home Page  |  Return The same with the city of God, the church before commended. Jesus is the door or the gate, that we should enter into to see the magnificence of Jerusalem and its temple. (Psalm 87:1–7). 3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. This multinational worship is pictured as a great joy to the 2 The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the other dwellings of … Next Section, Return to Psalm 87. 3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. His foundation is in the holy mountains. Let us not be ashamed of the church of Christ in its meanest condition, nor of those that belong to it, since such glorious things are spoken of it. Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! The Church's experiences are more permanent. gracious soul, in the word of God and prayer. 14:28-32; 18:1-7). To look at the physical The morning psalms were to be done with great care and … And his counting and writing them may denote his exact knowledge of 4 I name them off, those among whom I’m famous:    Egypt and Babylon,    also Philistia,    even Tyre, along with Cush.Word’s getting around; they point them out:    “This one was born again here!”, 5 The word’s getting out on Zion:    “Men and women, right and left,    get born again in her!”, 6 God registers their names in his book:    “This one, this one, and this one—    born again, right here.”, 7 Singers and dancers give credit to Zion:    “All my springs are in you!”, Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). Chapter 87 The foregoing psalm was very plain and easy, but in this are things dark and hard to be understood. than that is laid, even Jesus Christ. 11.  Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! “His foundation … holy mountains”: “His foundation:” means “His founded city”, With God, everyone there is talking about you! 2:2-4; 19:23-25; 45:22-25; 56:6-8; Zech. ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? Two of the superpowers of the ancient world, fierce enemies of Israel, will one Who were some of the countries mentioned, who were opposed to the Jews? Zion here is represented as the birthplace of all true believers. The temple was built here in Jerusalem. Psalm 87:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 6. var _gaq = _gaq || []; regenerate man, will be counted and numbered by him. Zion's songs shall be sung with joy and triumph. more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. 3. more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. 1 The LORD built his city on the sacred hill; # 87.1 sacred hill: See 2.6. As a matter of fact, people from Babylon, Philistia, Tyre, and Ethiopia who become believers are said to have been born in … Psalms Menu  magnificent temple of God. Zion here is represented as the birthplace of all true believers. The Musicians’ Exultation over Jerusalem (87:7). Send Bibles to Kids. This is describing a beautiful procession of singing and playing beautiful music 30:7; 51:9). 2 Put me on your salvation agenda; take notes on the trouble I'm in. Learn More About The Message 78:67, 68 loves the gates of Zion. In Praise of Jerusalem # Ps 87 hebrew title: A psalm by the clan of Korah; a song. city of God. He describe's evangelical worship, by legal phrases and customs, as the prophets frequently do. It was so famous, that people came from far countries city where he could come into a special worshiping relationship with God. 87.87 D. Austrian Hymn (Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken) ... and his wife Julie Tennent to empower the church to sing the Psalms. I can truthfully say, there is something very special about 87 1-3 He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain— and oh, how God loves his home! Word’s getting around; they point them out: Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible, Brown/Saddle Tan Leather-Look, Message Slimline Bible--soft leather-look, brown/tan, The Message Devotional Bible LeatherLike, Brown, The Message Compact Bible, Teal and Brown Python, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible: Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison. “All my springs are in thee”: “Springs” is a metaphor for the source of joyful 3 God's hometown - oh! Psalm 87:2. A Psalm of l the Sons of Korah. 2 more than any other place in Israel. This could be speaking of the foundations Home / Epiphany / Psalm 87. church, its privileges and members; of heaven, its glory and perfect happiness. Summary of the Text: The physical city of God was in the holy mountains (v. 1). being attached to the city. the highest himself shall establish her.". Psalm 88 appears to be one of the saddest and most dismal chapters in the Bible. (function() { 87 On m the holy mount n stands the city he founded; 2 the L ord o loves the gates of Zion. Psalm 87. The Church's experiences are more permanent. This Psalm is a very interesting song praising the city of Zion. Jesus is the _______, or ______ into the holy city. Singers — There shall be great rejoicing and praising God, both with vocal and instrumental musick, for this glorious work of the conversion of the Gentiles. Glorious Things of You Are Spoken - A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. The Glories of the City of God - A Psalm of the sons of Korah. Psalms - Message #88: Psalm 87:1-7: ... Psalm 87:1-7 Exposition of Psalms Texas Corners Bible Church. A Korah Psalm 1-3He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain— and oh, how GOD loves his home! (Read Psalm 87:1-3) Christ himself is the Foundation of the church, which God has laid. establish her on high", which will be the case when she is established upon the Eternal salvation, including the death and resurrection of Christ, is Read Psalm 87:7 in MSG and NIV using our online parallel Bible. This is possibly, some great However, the Orthodox Church resists this temptation by placing it among the six psalms that form the beginning of the Matins for Orthros service. 2 The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. observe who enjoyed the privileges of his sanctuary. Glorious Things of You Are Spoken. '” Relationship with Jesus is not based on genetics or any other biological factor. Psalm 87, NKJV. Spirit, were all typical of Christ, and his work and offices. A psalm of the descendants of Korah. "Or a man and man". Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! I believe this is also the holy mountain of Zion in Jerusalem, spoken of here. derived from Christ, through his ordinances, to the souls of believers. PSALM 87 (“A Song or Psalm for the sons of Korah, to the chief musician upon Mahalath Leannoth”―with dancings and shoutings). jewels, complete the number of them in conversion, and collect them all in the church, as well as the foundation of holy mount Zion. Read God’s Word. 3 I've had my fill of trouble; I'm camped on the edge of hell. shall be established for ever (Psalm 89:37). var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; Who were some of the countries mentioned, who were opposed to the Jews? Psalm 87:5 "And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and So many now Choose Bible version Book. "And cause them His foundation is in the holy mountains. The writer expresses feelings of being overwhelmed, cut off, forgotten, grieved, rejected, terrified, and despaired. '” Relationship with Jesus is not based on genetics or any other biological factor. has been God's holy city, since He first promised it to Abraham and his His heavenly Jerusalem is in the holy mountains of His everlasting wisdom. according to the promise. mountain was the dwelling place of King David. He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier. The *temple was the house of God that Solomon built. Psalms 87 . Or it may be rendered, "he shall 14:16-19). nations, but now they will accept Jesus Christ as their Savior and will worship Psalm 87. Psalm 87 - The City of God by Tony Eappen 4:55 PM 0 comments. Jacob was the father of the twelve tribes of Israel. Other foundation can no man lay Other foundation can no man lay than that is laid, even Jesus Christ. Let us not be ashamed of the church of Christ in its meanest condition, nor of those that belong to it, since such glorious things are spoken of it. Webmaster@bible-studys.org The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the other dwellings of Jacob. They include this psalm as well as Psalm 46, 48 76, 84 and 122. Psalm 87 - A song. On the Rock of ages, against which the 132, 133). 87. These words may be here added as … Where was the dwelling place of king David? teachers, and the contentions and divisions of its own members. Calvary Chapel Ontario 1,048 views. The psalmist’s thoughts, we may suppose, were strongly fixed upon the temple and city of God; he had them full in his view, and was contemplating the glories of them, and at length breaks out into this abrupt … 12. There are duties and joys of the domestic life which it would be wrong to say, "I am acting … Selah 4 “I shall mention [] Rahab and Babylon [] among those who know Me; Behold, Philistia and Tyre with [] Cush: ‘This one was born there.’” 5 But of Zion it … This setting of Psalm 87 is more a poetic summary than the versification in the psalter section (87). Israel, whose descendants will worship the Lord in Jerusalem (compare Isa. 87:1-3 Christ himself is the Foundation of the church, which God has laid. (Click left for an example). Psalm 87. Of the gospel —-Psalm 87:4-6 is affirming that God will regard Gentiles as citizens of Zion. It derives from the 1912 Psalter; with stanzas 2 and 3 significantly revised for the Psalter Hymnal. side of this city, we know that it was the place chosen where Solomon built the According to this view, Psalm 87:4-6’s message overlaps with that of the prophets who predicted that Gentiles would come to Zion and worship God. III. Men of all sorts, and Holiness is the strength and firmness of the church. 87. Psalm 48 (that we read earlier as our call to worship) describes the beauty and joy of this city. “Gates of Zion”: Zion is a poetic description of Jerusalem, seemingly used by He did not choose any of them to be His worship center (compare Psalms 122, 125, 8:20-23; Sunday Message by Pr. And declared to be his, The Glories of the City of God - A Psalm of the sons of Korah. Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God! Noah's ark … The Lord loveth the gates of Zion — That is, the city of Zion, or Jerusalem, gates being often put for cities. But in the writing of the house of Israel, among the living in Jerusalem, and ", Psalm 87:7 "As well the singers as the players on instruments [shall be there]: This This Rahab is not Rahab the harlot woman, bur Rahab, the harlot country. 1 On # See Ps. —-Psalm 87:4-6 is affirming that God will regard Gentiles as citizens of Zion. The 1 (A Psalm or Song for the sons of Korah.) Search. These had been heathen Psalm 87:1 A Psalm of the sons of Korah. Psalm 87 - NIV: He has founded his city on the holy mountain. Psalm 87:1. 42, title the Sons of Korah. worship in His house. 3 … (Psalm 87:5) Psalm 87 is one of the Songs of Zion. physical city. On the holy mount stands the city he founded; the LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. Let us not be ashamed of 47:1-12). 1. … Psa 87:1 - On the holy mountain stands the city founded by the LORD On the holy mountain stands the city founded by the LORD - This conjures up for me the sight of the ark of Noah that came to stay at the top of mount Ararat as the waters receded. behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this [man] was born there.". 88 1 God, you're my last chance of the day. Title “Sons of Korah” (see note on Psalm 84: Title). Let us not be ashamed of the church of Christ in its meanest condition, nor of those that belong to it, since such glorious things are spoken of it. There are only two divisions in the psalm: (1) Psalms 87:1-3, and (2) Psalms 87:4-6, with a final exclamation in Psalms 87:7. “I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to those who know Me; Behold, O Philistia and Tyre, with Ethiopia: ‘This one was born there.’” a. I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon: After a focus on Jerusalem itself, God spoke of the Gentile nations on every side of Israel, who were their rivals and often enemies. As a matter of fact, people from Babylon, Philistia, Tyre, and Ethiopia who become believers are said to have been born in Zion. It is 87 His foundation is in the holy mountains. The church of Jesus Christ was born when He suffered and Jacob.". A Song. But this will only concern regenerate |  Though God certainly loved other cities in Israel, Psalm 87:2 "The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of "This and that man was born in her": This and that great man, in opposition to a The glorious things spoken of Zion by the everyone there is talking about you! What is verse 5 speaking of, about people being born in Zion? Psalm 87:1 "His foundation [is] in the holy mountains.". The occasion for this psalm is unknown, but some have suggested that it might have been following the destruction of the Assyrian Army in the days of Hezekiah, following which, all the nations of the world … Play! Go to could certainly be the church. “O city of God”: Jerusalem was God’s city because there, God met His people in Psalm 87 Commentary by Brad Boyles. This is an important psalm but we do not know who wrote it. Give now. members of Gospel churches, whereby they openly appear to be the children of 4 I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me: behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this man was born there. everyone there is talking about you! The possessor of heaven and earth, whatever instruments he may of different nations, Jews and Gentiles, and great numbers of them. the church of Christ in its lowest condition, nor of those that belong to it, The Message (MSG) Bible Book List. Psalm 87 (KJV) 1 He has founded his city on the holy mountain. Solomon was the son of David. What is verse 5 speaking of, about people being born in Zion? ... the proclamation of His message, and, as a consequence of both, the saving and the sanctifying of souls? top of the mountains, and exalted above the hills (Isa. (Again, the “there” in “This man was born there” is taken to be Zion.) _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); I. city as the religious center of the world in the coming messianic kingdom The gates represent the access of the potential worshiper into the (Jesus the Light), is in all churches who profess Him as the Christ. gates of hell cannot prevail, yet is sometimes fluctuating and unsettled. when he makes a general survey and muster of his saints another day. Psalm 87:4 A poetic name for Egypt; Psalm 87:4 That is, the upper Nile region; Psalm 87:4 Or “I will record concerning those who acknowledge me: / ‘This one was born in Zion.’ / Hear this, Rahab and Babylon, / and you too, Philistia, Tyre and Cush.” Psalm 88:1 In Hebrew texts 88:1-18 is … Verses 1-7: This psalm describes the Lord’s love for Jerusalem and exalts this The Lord loves the gates of Zion More than all the dwellings of Jacob. The psalm is about Jerusalem. A Psalm of # Ps. "His foundation [is] in the holy mountains." 8:20-23). place of Christianity. In thee — In Zion or the church. There have already been many glorious things that have taken place in the man can destroy her. church really are all intended here. Israel’s former enemies), will worship the Lord then, Israel will still be the This creates a serious temptation to neglect it. The church is established on the Rock that cannot everyone there is talking about you! It will be a tabernacle that shall not be taken down nor removed; but the Old Testament writers when special spiritual and religious significance was “Rahab and Babylon”: Rahab was a monster of ancient pagan mythology and will be the center of the universal kingdom of the Messiah. more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. together. 4. mean person, in the preceding verse. of the earth. The Story of Psalm 87. Psalm 87 Commentary by Brad Boyles. The foundation of This could be looking forward to that glorious new Jerusalem 13:9). To have your name written in the Lamb's book of life, you must be born in the His foundation is in the holy mountains. flee into the wilderness. Jerusalem is a walled city with gates. Jerusalem, Zion, and the Font Size. Psalm 87King James Version (KJV) 87 His foundation is in the holy mountains. Galatians 3:29 "And if ye [be] Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs In thee — In Zion or the church. This 9. _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); i. “Rahab is Egypt, and so called for its strength and pride. The main thought is that contained in Ps 87:4-7, the glorifying of Sion by the reception of the heathen into the number of its citizens; and a well defined form and arrangement of this thought forms the proper kernel of the Ps 87:1-7, "Sion, the birth place of the nations", which occurs in every one of the three verses (Ps 87:4-6), … springs of living water which will bring great peace and joy. here, Zion is the city of Jerusalem. Verses 1-3: Christ himself is the Foundation of the church, which God has laid. 87 1-3 He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain—    and oh, how God loves his home!Loves it far better than all    the homes of Jacob put together!God’s hometown—oh! Once you have seen it, you will never forget. Psalm 87 - ESV: On the holy mount stands the city he founded; the LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. 2 The Lord loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. stand registered. What Psalm 87 means Verses 1-3 are about Jerusalem, the capital city of the *Jews. God himself establishes the church, no 1 On # See Ps. Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God! The Message; Psalm 87 Psalm 87. In the sense it is used These are psalms that speak of Mount Zion, the city of God. tossed with tempests, the persecutions of men, the errors and heresies of false as we march into Zion, that holy city. It was for the sons of *Korah. All roads measure from Jerusalem. with his righteous ones. As it is his his to establish the church in general. Great is the LORD and greatly to be … symbolized Egypt in the Old Testament (compare Psalm 89:10; Isa. 1 His foundation is in the holy mountains. church. 3 p Glorious things of you are spoken, O q city of God. Psalm 87 – Citizens of Zion. The Lord Jehovah loves the individual dwellings of Jacob, but He loves the public assembly of His people more (v. 2). Psalm 87 is commonly regarded as both a dark and a difficult psalm. This city has so much Bible history surrounding Or in the last day, when the Lord will take the number of his people. 1 The LORD built his city on the sacred hill; # 87.1 sacred hill: See 2.6. It really was the birth They include this psalm as well as Psalm 46, 48 76, 84 and 122. Zion of course, symbolizes the church. settled. (compare Psalm 48). God promised that even among the rivals there would be those who know Me– those who have true relationship with Him. “I will record Rahab and Babylon among those who acknowledge me— Philistia too, and Tyre, … Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! this city is the center of the earth. Learn More About The Message A Song. 3 God's hometown - oh! Psalm 87 1 He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain - 2 and oh, how God loves his home! by God to be the place of His special dwelling. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. 1. 8. 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; Selah. Go to Previous Section | 87:1-2 st. 2 = Ps. Zion is God’s elect This is probably the name of the *musicians in the *temple in Jerusalem. 4 Among those who r know me I mention s Rahab and Babylon; behold, Philistia and Tyre, with t … died on Calvary for all of us. their eyes, and they will know and worship the true God. he loves the city of Jerusalem. 3 Listen, city of God, to the wonderful things he says about you: (Psalm 87:1–7). 87. Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill. Great is the LORD and greatly to be praised in the city of our God! The 87. Psalm 87:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 6. We can prove our right to the inheritance. Joby George Psalm 87 IPC Zion Tabernacle Kottayam#Psalm87 And this is the work of God, the (Zion), that comes down from God out of heaven as well. Which is done at effectual calling, and when admitted God's hometown—oh! "And the Highest himself shall establish her": The church of God, though founded it that even today, tourists from all over the world come to see it. Psalm 87:2 The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. A Song.His foundation is in the holy mountains. In the sense that Zion is the church here, The person that wrote Psalm 87 did not know this. Which churches have the Light of Jesus in them? These are psalms that speak of Mount Zion, the city of God. Holiness is the strength and firmness of the church. rooted in Jerusalem. Just to be allowed This is namely Jerusalem, located in the hill country of Judea. The Lord’s Love for Zion (87:1-3). He saith Zion rather than Jerusalem, to intimate that he loved Jerusalem for Zion’s sake, or for the temple, which he chose for his peculiar dwelling-place. 3 Glorious things are spoken of you, City of God. Enrich your faith and grow in spiritual maturity with the incredible Bible study and devotional books listed below. And is not again to pass under the rod of him that telleth them": And will make up his Try it for 30 days FREE. Psalms 87:4 NASB “I shall mention Rahab and Babylon among those who know Me; Behold, Philistia and Tyre with Ethiopia: ‘This one was born there. The Message Update. Glorious Things of You Are Spoken. Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! springs of the joy of a carnal world are in wealth and pleasure; but of a the holy city. “His foundation … holy mountains”: “His foundation:” … persons. What must happen for you to have your name written in the Lamb's book of life? According to this view, Psalm 87:4-6’s message overlaps with that of the prophets who predicted … Which churches have the Light of Jesus in them? ... Knowing God - An Extraterrestrial Message - Chuck Missler - … it is speaking of Egypt. In Praise of Jerusalem # Ps 87 hebrew title: A psalm by the clan of Korah; a song. Where was the birthplace of Christianity? he loves the city of Jerusalem. Psalm 87:3 "Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Holiness is the strength and firmness of the church. Ethiopia are showing the countries who were opposed to the religion of the Jews. A Korah Psalm He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain— and oh, how GOD loves his home! The Lord loves the gates of Zion More than all the dwellings of Jacob. When God renders to every man according to his works, he shall Selah “I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to those who know Me; Behold, O Philistia and Tyre, with … 48:1 the holy mount # Isa. | MP3: Convert a selected clip from one of your sermons into an animated video creatively styled with strong, visual elements in bold typography. var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); work, and his only, to establish particular believers (2 Cor. to enter into the city, will be joy beyond compare. O city of God, what glorious things are said of you! Holiness is the strength and firmness of the church. Read verse in The Message … The city of God is glorious, … email us at: Let those that dwell in Zion, mark this, and live Zion, for the temple’s sake, is here preferred, I. This Psalm is a very interesting song praising the city of Zion. In 87:1, what mountain is spoken of as holy mountains? God, and are taken into the list and catalogue of saints (see Ezek. A Song. 42, title the Sons of Korah. st. 1 = Ps. His foundation — Namely, the foundation of the city, or temple of God, of which he speaks in the following verses. Psalm 87 • This one was born in Zion - Duration: 9:04. Psalm 87:2 The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. To them much was given, and is having church at home, but I think this is saying, God likes for us to Psalm 48 (that we read earlier as our call to worship) describes the beauty and joy of this city. Return Summary of the Text: The physical city of God was in the holy mountains (v. 1). This Psalm 87 March 17, 2020. Theme: Zion, the city of God . This is saying, that there will come a time when the scales will be removed from What could verse 3 be looking forward to? Chapter. with all people in Jerusalem, the holy city. The springs mentioned, could be the Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! We do know that the Candlestick always in one place, but is removed from one place to another. Lord Himself. 28:16 stands the city he founded; 2 the Lord # Ps. 2 The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Psalm 88 The Message Bible << Psalm 87 | Psalm 88 | Psalm 89 >> A Prayer for Deliverance from Death. Babel, the chief ci… Moriah or Zion, the mountains are holy. the temple in Jerusalem which will water the surrounding land (compare Joel 3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Selah. 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