Psalm 8: 4 What is man that you are mindful of him, the son of man that you care for him?
This is a very good question. Have you ever thought about who you are and who is mindful of you? Are you the favored one at home; a leader at school or office and good friend of peers? In the world, these statuses may need efforts to obtain. But God is mindful of us when we are first born. By His grace, we are crowned with His glory and are assigned to manage creatures He created (Psalm 8:5). As chosen ones, we are a royal priesthood (1 Peter 2:9) and an ambassador of Christ (2 Cor. 5:20). Have we learned of these precious identities? Have we strongly guarded these identities and done the job of stewardship properly? What and who will influence our decisions in the process of stewardship? Haven’t we ever fallen into competition and power struggles? Will groaning, slandering, adultery and drunkenness be ways to relieve pressure of stewardship? How can one avoid falling like Adam and Eve?
Praise the majesty of God’s name (Psalm 8:1). Praise that He put the moon and stars in the proper place of the heavens (Psalm 8:1, 8:3) and ordained praises on the lips of children and infants which silenced the enemies (Psalm 8:2). The more we reflect upon God’s omnipotence, the more He displays Himself as the only true God that we should fear and revere. In the embrace of His arms, we have strength to fight against temptations. We truly know that He will work in us to finish the work He desired.
Praise God; praise His might. Thank God; thank Him for giving us the right to rule creatures of the world and be crowned with honor and glory from Him. Pray that the Holy Spirit will fill our hearts wholly and that He leads us to be good stewards.
诗篇8 :4 便说： 人算什么， 你竟顾念他？世人算甚么，你竟眷顾他？
被委派管理神手所造的万物(8:5) 。作为被拣选的族裔，我们是君尊的祭司(彼前2:9), 又是基督的使者(林后5:20) 。
赞美神的威名 (8:1) ！赞美神将月亮星宿陈设在天(8:1, 8:3) ，在婴孩口中建立能力，叫仇敌闭口无言(8:2)！