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 … To have your name written in the Lamb's book of life, you must be born in the Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! Who were some of the countries mentioned, who were opposed to the Jews? 2 The Lord loves the gates of Zion More than all the other dwelling places of Jacob. In the sense that Zion is the church here, Psalm 87King James Version (KJV) 87 His foundation is in the holy mountains. This teachers, and the contentions and divisions of its own members. “His foundation … holy mountains”: “His foundation:” means “His founded city”, Psalm 87. Jerusalem, Zion, and the could certainly be the church. tossed with tempests, the persecutions of men, the errors and heresies of false The Glories of the City of God - A Psalm of the sons of Korah. They worshipped all types of false gods, because they did not know the true God. flee into the wilderness. PSALM 87 (“A Song or Psalm for the sons of Korah, to the chief musician upon Mahalath Leannoth”―with dancings and shoutings). It derives from the 1912 Psalter; with stanzas 2 and 3 significantly revised for the Psalter Hymnal. He did not choose any of them to be His worship center (compare Psalms 122, 125, Psalm 87:1. 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. '” Relationship with Jesus is not based on genetics or any other biological factor. 87 1 He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain - 2 and oh, how God loves his home! 14:16-19). The gates represent the access of the potential worshiper into the 87:1-2 st. 2 = Ps. Jerusalem is a walled city with gates. 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. them, and his care that he loses none. var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); with his righteous ones. again to pass under the rod of him that telleth them": And will make up his So it is Glorious things of you are spoken, O city of God. 13:8). Psalm 88 appears to be one of the saddest and most dismal chapters in the Bible. This is probably the name of the *musicians in the *temple in Jerusalem. (Zion), that comes down from God out of heaven as well. Psalm 87 (KJV) 1 He has founded his city on the holy mountain. The glorious things spoken of Zion by the The Lord Jehovah loves the individual dwellings of Jacob, but He loves the public assembly of His people more (v. 2). Psalm 87:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 6. he loves the city of Jerusalem. With God, Psalm 87 – Citizens of Zion. Psalm 87 - The City of God by Tony Eappen 4:55 PM 0 comments. A Song. Zion's songs shall be sung with joy and triumph. As such, the Lord loves the gates of Zion. Send Bibles to Kids. All grace and consolation are We do know that the Candlestick 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. The city of God is glorious, … And is obliged to 2:2). II. 11.  stand registered. Jesus is the _______, or ______ into the holy city. everyone there is talking about you! Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! 2 The Lord loves the gates of Zion more than all the other dwellings of … (Psalm 87:1–7). 3 Listen, city of God, to the wonderful things he says about you: The Message (MSG) Bible Book List. and the source of new life in God’s kingdom (verse 7). The possessor of heaven and earth, whatever instruments he may evangelistic move that causes this. 3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. Or in 2 The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. "His foundation [is] in the holy mountains." work, and his only, to establish particular believers (2 Cor. Galatians 3:29 "And if ye [be] Christ's, then are ye Abraham's seed, and heirs The Lord will not count nor make any account of any others, as follows. mean person, in the preceding verse. jewels, complete the number of them in conversion, and collect them all A Song. more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. email us at: (Again, the “there” in “This man was born there” is taken to be Zion.) (Read Psalm 87:1-3) Christ himself is the Foundation of the church, which God has laid. “More than all … dwellings of Jacob”: The other cities in Israel were not chosen Glorious Things of You Are Spoken. This is “O city of God”: Jerusalem was God’s city because there, God met His people in Jesus is the door or the gate, that we should enter into In 87:1, what mountain is spoken of as holy mountains? Just to be allowed “This man was born there”: To be born in Jerusalem will be noted as a special 9. Psalm 87:2. Psalm 87, NKJV. Two of the superpowers of the ancient world, fierce enemies of Israel, will one What could verse 3 be looking forward to? Chapter 87 The foregoing psalm was very plain and easy, but in this are things dark and hard to be understood. 87:1-3 Christ himself is the Foundation of the church, which God has laid. Perhaps this is speaking of the new birth in the Lord Jesus Christ. Selah “I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to those who know Me; Behold, O Philistia and Tyre, with … And his counting and writing them may denote his exact knowledge of the eternal city. ... the proclamation of His message, and, as a consequence of both, the saving and the sanctifying of souls? 2 more than any other place in Israel. He preached in the same church as C. H. Spurgeon over one hundred years earlier. Men of all sorts, and establish her on high", which will be the case when she is established upon the What could verse 3 be looking forward to? st. 1 = Ps. In Praise of Jerusalem # Ps 87 hebrew title: A psalm by the clan of Korah; a song. Psalm 87. 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. 1 His foundation is in the holy mountains. place of Christianity. The Message Update. God’s hometown—oh! Sunday Message by Pr. Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! 3 p Glorious things of you are spoken, O q city of God. Verses 1-7: This psalm describes the Lord’s love for Jerusalem and exalts this The Who were some of the countries mentioned, who were opposed to the Jews? This could be speaking of the foundations Or it may be rendered, "he shall Psalms - Message #88: Psalm 87:1-7: ... Psalm 87:1-7 Exposition of Psalms Texas Corners Bible Church. This Psalm is a very interesting song praising the city of Zion. 2 more than any other place in Israel. I believe the mention of Babylon, Philistia, Tyre, and It is has been God's holy city, since He first promised it to Abraham and his 48:1 the holy mount # Isa. 4. as we march into Zion, that holy city. These are psalms that speak of Mount Zion, the city of God. “Philistia … Tyre … Ethiopia”: Three more Gentile nations, ancient enemies of 4. 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! 28:16 stands the city he founded; 2 the Lord # Ps. Title: Hear a Just Cause, O Lord. var _gaq = _gaq || []; ... the proclamation of His message, and, as a consequence of both, the saving and the sanctifying of souls? Psalm 87:3 "Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. of them much will be required. 1. Solomon was the son of David. namely Jerusalem, located in the hill country of Judea. Summary of the Text: The physical city of God was in the holy mountains (v. 1). According to this view, Psalm 87:4-6’s message overlaps with that of the prophets who predicted … 48:1 the holy mount # Isa. On the holy mount stands the city he founded; the LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! A Psalm of # Ps. The church of Jesus Christ was born when He suffered and 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. 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. everyone there is talking about you! 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), … Psalm 87:6 "The LORD shall count, when he writeth up the people, [that] this 3 God's hometown - oh! God promised that even among the rivals there would be those who know Me– those who have true relationship with Him. The Lord loves the gates of Zion More than all the dwellings of Jacob. His foundation is in the holy mountains. Where was the birthplace of Christianity? Glorious Things of You Are Spoken. Learn More About The Message behold Philistia, and Tyre, with Ethiopia; this [man] was born there.". This is possibly, some great “Gates of Zion”: Zion is a poetic description of Jerusalem, seemingly used by (function() { make use of, as ministers of the word, and kings of the earth. (Click left for an example). magnificent temple of God. Psalm 87:1 A Psalm of the sons of Korah. The foundation of This Psalm is a very interesting song praising the city of Zion. Psalm 87 Commentary by Brad Boyles. A Song. Interlude I will count Egypt and Babylon among those who know me— also Philistia and Tyre, and … “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. He loves the city of Jerusalem more than any other city in Israel. I can truthfully say, there is something very special about 42, title the Sons of Korah. Israel’s former enemies), will worship the Lord then, Israel will still be the “I will record Rahab and Babylon among those who acknowledge me— Philistia too, and Tyre, … Psalm 87 - NIV: He has founded his city on the holy mountain. Psalm 87:3 The Hebrew has Selah (a word of uncertain meaning) here and at the end of verse 6. to enter into the city, will be joy beyond compare. Let those that dwell in Zion, mark this, and live In the sense it is used Psalm 87. —-Psalm 87:4-6 is affirming that God will regard Gentiles as citizens of Zion. this city is the center of the earth. Which churches have the Light of Jesus in them? 3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. But in the writing of the house of Israel, among the living in Jerusalem, and everyone there is talking about you! Summary of the Text: The physical city of God was in the holy mountains (v. 1). This is describing a beautiful procession of singing and playing beautiful music 2 The Lord loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. However, the Orthodox Church resists this temptation by placing it among the six psalms that form the beginning of the Matins for Orthros service. Moriah or Zion, the mountains are holy. This 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. O city of God, what glorious things are said of you! Psalm 48 (that we read earlier as our call to worship) describes the beauty and joy of this city. Yet most people today have never heard of John Gill. As such, the Lord loves the gates of Zion. he loves the city of Jerusalem. city (verses 1-3), a place where even the Gentiles are gathered (verses 4-6), Verses 4-7: The church of Christ is more glorious and excellent than the nations 87. shall be established for ever (Psalm 89:37). "This and that man was born in her": This and that great man, in opposition to a Jesus is the _______, or ______ into the holy city. 78:67, 68 loves the gates of Zion. '” Relationship with Jesus is not based on genetics or any other biological factor. Psalm 87:5 "And of Zion it shall be said, This and that man was born in her: and In 87:1, what mountain is spoken of as holy mountains? regenerate man, will be counted and numbered by him. to Home Page  |  Return (Psalm 87:5) Psalm 87 is one of the Songs of Zion. The Musicians’ Exultation over Jerusalem (87:7). The temple was built here in Jerusalem. What Psalm 87 means Verses 1-3 are about Jerusalem, the capital city of the *Jews. Choose Bible version Book. 19:19-25). })(); The Musicians’ Exultation over Jerusalem (87:7). Psalm 87:1 "His foundation [is] in the holy mountains.". The Church's experiences are more permanent. here, Zion is the city of Jerusalem. church, its privileges and members; of heaven, its glory and perfect happiness. day worship the Lord in Zion (compare Isa. Psalm 87 - A song. Webmaster@bible-studys.org Every Christian who ever lived, is counted as a citizen of that holy 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. The Lord loveth the gates of Zion — That is, the city of Zion, or Jerusalem, gates being often put for cities. This could be looking forward to that glorious new Jerusalem But this will only concern regenerate 3 I've had my fill of trouble; I'm camped on the edge of hell. This is saying, that there will come a time when the scales will be removed from 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. Not in the Lamb's book of life; for that was written from eternity (Rev. 1 1-3 He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain ... MSG: Psalm 87. Enrich your faith and grow in spiritual maturity with the incredible Bible study and devotional books listed below. The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the other dwellings of Jacob. 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). 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. is having church at home, but I think this is saying, God likes for us to _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); This setting of Psalm 87 is more a poetic summary than the versification in the psalter section (87). III. Psalm 87 is commonly regarded as both a dark and a difficult psalm. Check it out and I'm sure you'll agree. There have already been many glorious things that have taken place in the And is not His foundation — Namely, the foundation of the city, or temple of God, of which he speaks in the following verses. Selah. blessings. He was the third king of Israel. The Story of Psalm 87. I believe this is also the holy mountain of Zion in Jerusalem, spoken of here. 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. with all people in Jerusalem, the holy city. The Church's experiences are more permanent. 87 His foundation is in the holy mountains. Where was the birthplace of Christianity? Chapter. 2 Put me on your salvation agenda; take notes on the trouble I'm in. the church is on the Rock that cannot be moved (the Lord Jesus Christ). 3 God's hometown - oh! 1. Psalm 87 1 He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain - 2 and oh, how God loves his home! 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 … city as the religious center of the world in the coming messianic kingdom Psalm 87. top of the mountains, and exalted above the hills (Isa. And declared to be his, 1:21). city where he could come into a special worshiping relationship with God. Psalm 87. Verses 1-3: Christ himself is the Foundation of the church, which God has laid. It was for the sons of *Korah. symbolized Egypt in the Old Testament (compare Psalm 89:10; Isa. when he makes a general survey and muster of his saints another day. Psalm 87. Psalm 87:2 "The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Let us not be ashamed of God himself establishes the church, no springs of living water which will bring great peace and joy. 2 The Lordloveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Psalm 87 The Message Bible << Psalm 86 | Psalm 87 | Psalm 88 >> The Privileges of Dwelling in Zion. Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! Font Size. it is speaking of Egypt. everyone there is talking about you! 1 On # See Ps. A Song. all my springs [are] in thee.". It is an encomium of Zion, as a type and figure of the gospel-church, to which what is here spoken is very applicable. 87 1 He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain - 2 and oh, how God loves his home! physical city. 78:67, 68 loves the gates of Zion. Read Psalm 87:7 in MSG and NIV using our online parallel Bible. This Zion Share. always in one place, but is removed from one place to another. ... Knowing God - An Extraterrestrial Message - Chuck Missler - … 1 On # See Ps. Holiness is the strength and firmness of the church. died on Calvary for all of us. 87 1-3 He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain— and oh, how God loves his home! 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. members of Gospel churches, whereby they openly appear to be the children of 13:9). Psalm 87 Commentary by Brad Boyles. “His foundation … holy mountains”: “His foundation:” … Jacob.". in the church, as well as the foundation of holy mount Zion. Read verse in The Message … He describe's evangelical worship, by legal phrases and customs, as the prophets frequently do. The person that wrote Psalm 87 did not know this. 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. Selah Among those who know me I mention Rahab and Babylon; behold, Philistia … gates of hell cannot prevail, yet is sometimes fluctuating and unsettled. Zion of course, symbolizes the church. 87.87 D. Austrian Hymn (Glorious Things of Thee are Spoken) ... and his wife Julie Tennent to empower the church to sing the Psalms. var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; unity of the Spirit. Babel, the chief ci… Psalms 87 . the church of Christ in its lowest condition, nor of those that belong to it, the temple in Jerusalem which will water the surrounding land (compare Joel 3 Glorious things are spoken of thee, O city of God. 87. Play! Zion here is represented as the birthplace of all true believers. church really are all intended here. His foundation is in the holy mountains. On the holy mountain stands the city founded by the LORD. gracious soul, in the word of God and prayer. As it is his Psalm 87 The Message Bible << Psalm 86 | Psalm 87 | Psalm 88 >> The Privileges of Dwelling in Zion. The springs mentioned, could be the their eyes, and they will know and worship the true God. _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-10273872-2']); Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! Verses 4-6 are about the *Church. ", Psalm 87:7 "As well the singers as the players on instruments [shall be there]: this city. 8:20-23; There are duties and joys of the domestic life which it would be wrong to say, "I am acting … 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. Learn More About The Message The *temple was the house of God that Solomon built. What must happen for you to have your name written in the Lamb's book of life. These had been heathen It was so famous, that people came from far countries And this is the work of God, the Psalm 88 The Message Bible << Psalm 87 | Psalm 88 | Psalm 89 >> A Prayer for Deliverance from Death. Zion is God’s elect praise and offerings. What is verse 5 speaking of, about people being born in Zion? to see the magnificence of Jerusalem and its temple. It will be a tabernacle that shall not be taken down nor removed; but God's hometown—oh! Go to Previous Section | The prophets also tell of a literal fountain flowing from 3 Glorious things are spoken of you, City of God. The Tune Information: WORCESTER was composed in England by Walter G. … church. Most High God. Holiness is the strength and firmness of the church. It really was the birth By David’s time it seems they served in the musical aspect of the temple worship (2 Chronicles 20:19). The Lord Jehovah loves the individual dwellings of Jacob, but He loves the public assembly of His people more (v. 2). Psalm 87: This Song of Zion speaks prophetically of the time when Zion really his to establish the church in general. Try it for 30 days FREE. This is an important psalm but we do not know who wrote it. it that even today, tourists from all over the world come to see it. Commentary on Psalm 87:1-3 (Read Psalm 87:1-3) Christ himself is the Foundation of the church, which God has laid. Holiness is the strength and firmness of the church. Great is the LORD and greatly to be … “Rahab and Babylon”: Rahab was a monster of ancient pagan mythology and On the Rock of ages, against which the 87 His foundation is in the holy mountains. Israel, whose descendants will worship the Lord in Jerusalem (compare Isa. Search. Psalm 87:2 The LORD loves the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Perhaps more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. 2 The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob. Ethiopia are showing the countries who were opposed to the religion of the Jews. Home / Epiphany / Psalm 87. A Korah Psalm 1-3He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain— and oh, how GOD loves his home! A Psalm of l the Sons of Korah. A Korah Psalm. 14:28-32; 18:1-7). Which churches have the Light of Jesus in them? of different nations, Jews and Gentiles, and great numbers of them. This creates a serious temptation to neglect it. 1 (A Psalm or Song for the sons of Korah.) Read God’s Word. the last day, when the Lord will take the number of his people. since such glorious things are spoken of it. "And cause them |  honor in the messianic kingdom (compare 5-6; also Zech. All roads measure from Jerusalem. Title “Sons of Korah” (see note on Psalm 84: Title). “All my springs are in thee”: “Springs” is a metaphor for the source of joyful will be the center of the universal kingdom of the Messiah. Next Section, Return to Not forsaking the gathering together to worship Him in mount in Jerusalem has been important to many different servants of God. His heavenly Jerusalem is in the holy mountains of His everlasting wisdom. 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 thee — In Zion or the church. So many now To look at the physical being attached to the city. They include this psalm as well as Psalm 46, 48 76, 84 and 122. by him, and laid on a sure foundation. 30:7; 51:9). persons. This city has so much Bible history surrounding His foundation is in the holy mountains. 2:2-4; 19:23-25; 45:22-25; 56:6-8; Zech. more than all the dwelling places of Jacob. The same with the city of God, the church before commended. I. (Jesus the Light), is in all churches who profess Him as the Christ. Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God! Calvary Chapel Ontario 1,048 views. Whether calling these mountains 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. springs of the joy of a carnal world are in wealth and pleasure; but of a Though God certainly loved other cities in Israel, This everyone there is talking about you! 4 Among those who r know me I mention s Rahab and Babylon; behold, Philistia and Tyre, with t … 47:1-12). 87:6-7. ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? of the earth. The church is established on the Rock that cannot together. Zion, for the temple’s sake, is here preferred, I. When God renders to every man according to his works, he shall 3 Listen, city of God, to the wonderful things he says about you: worship in His house. Theme: Zion, the city of God . Holiness is the strength and firmness of the church. Lord Himself. "That this man was born there": And the man that is born in Zion, even every Jacob was the father of the twelve tribes of Israel. Psalms Menu  Glorious Things of You Are Spoken - A Psalm of the Sons of Korah. Noah's ark … In Praise of Jerusalem # Ps 87 hebrew title: A psalm by the clan of Korah; a song. everyone there is talking about you! They include this psalm as well as Psalm 46, 48 76, 84 and 122. Psalm 87:4 "I will make mention of Rahab and Babylon to them that know me: 3:18; Ezek. Return Cancel at any time. 88 1 God, you're my last chance of the day. side of this city, we know that it was the place chosen where Solomon built the than that is laid, even Jesus Christ. Lord’s Favor of Israel (87:4-6). This Rahab is not Rahab the harlot woman, bur Rahab, the harlot country. 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! A Korah Psalm He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain— and oh, how GOD loves his home! by God to be the place of His special dwelling. As a matter of fact, people from Babylon, Philistia, Tyre, and Ethiopia who become believers are said to have been born in Zion. A Psalm of # Ps. to Top. In thee — In Zion or the church. 7. What is verse 5 speaking of, about people being born in Zion? A Song. 3. This psalm is simply titled A Psalm of the sons of Korah.A Song.These sons of Korah were Levites, from the family of Kohath. [man] was born there. Loves it far better than all the homes of Jacob put together! Zion here is represented as the birthplace of all true believers. Where was the dwelling place of king David? i. “Rahab is Egypt, and so called for its strength and pride. Psalms 87. (Psalm 87:5) Psalm 87 is one of the Songs of Zion. rooted in Jerusalem. "Or a man and man". God’s hometown—oh! observe who enjoyed the privileges of his sanctuary. His heavenly Jerusalem is in the holy mountains of His everlasting wisdom. Selah.". 8:20-23). (Psalm 87:1–7). Bible / Our Library / Bible Commentaries / John Gill's Exposition of the Bible / Psalms / Psalms 87; Share Tweet. But in the latter day it will be established and These words may be here added as … | MP3: Convert a selected clip from one of your sermons into an animated video creatively styled with strong, visual elements in bold typography. according to the promise. It is published by Seedbed, whose mission is to gather, connect, and resource the people of God to sow for a Great Awakening. 132, 133). The Glories of the City of God - A Psalm of the sons of Korah. Psalm 87 He founded Zion on the Holy Mountain - and oh, how God loves his home! 3 … The writer expresses feelings of being overwhelmed, cut off, forgotten, grieved, rejected, terrified, and despaired. As a matter of fact, people from Babylon, Philistia, Tyre, and Ethiopia who become believers are said to have been born in … man can destroy her. A psalm of the descendants of Korah. 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