90 1 God, it seems you've been our home forever; 2 long before the mountains were born, Long before you brought earth itself to birth, from "once upon a time" to "kingdom come" - you are God. Of God and Humanity # Ps 90 hebrew title: A prayer by Moses, the man of God. The Message Update. 3 Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men. 3 You turn people back to dust, saying, "Return to dust, you mortals." Psalm 90 – The Prayer of Moses in the Wilderness. Toil and trouble and a marker in the graveyard. Is that all we’re ever going to get?We live for seventy years or so    (with luck we might make it to eighty),And what do we have to show for it? Given the choice of Psalm 90 or Psalm 91, we would gladly choose Psalm 91, for its message is one of confidence. Surprise us with love at daybreak; then we’ll skip and dance all the day long. the ways you rule and bless your children. Surprise us with love at daybreak; then we’ll skip and dance all the day long. [1] You’ve got all the time in the world—whether. Teach us to live well! from “once upon a time” to “kingdom come”—you are God. such anger against the very ones who fear you? are just like yesterday when it is past, like a watch in the night. In Psalm 90 Moses focuses on God’s greatness, our human weakness, and our need for the Lord to provide grace for our daily needs. Of great importance is Moses’ emphasis to “number our days.” or brought the world into being, you were eternally God, and … Oh, yes. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). Come back, GOD—how long do we have to wait?— and treat your servants with kindness for a change. and treat your servants with kindness for a change. 3 So don't return us to mud, saying, "Back to where you came from!" 90 Lord, thou hast been our dwelling place in all generations. MSG 1 God, it seems you've been our home forever; NIV 1 Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations. 2 Before you created the hills. Alexander regards it as the “heart or centre of the whole collection” and a model upon which David formed his hymnology. Related Commentaries for Psalm 90. It has inspired great music. Psalms 90—106. Are we no more to you than a wispy dream, That springs up gloriously with the rising sun. BOOK FOUR Psalms 90–106 Psalm 90 - A Prayer of Moses, the man of God. Teach us to live well! Affirm the work that we do! And let the loveliness of our Lord, our God, rest on us. Psalm 90 1 God, it seems you've been our home forever; 2 long before the mountains were born, Long before you brought earth itself to birth, from "once upon a time" to "kingdom come" - you are God. Affirm the work that we do! Teach us to live wisely and well! 1 O Lord, you have always been our home. You’ve got all the time in the world—whether    a thousand years or a day, it’s all the same to you.Are we no more to you than a wispy dream,    no more than a blade of grassThat springs up gloriously with the rising sun    and is cut down without a second thought?Your anger is far and away too much for us;    we’re at the end of our rope.You keep track of all our sins; every misdeed    since we were children is entered in your books.All we can remember is that frown on your face. Verses 1-17. Psalms 90–106. Oh! Psalm 90:17 17 And let the loveliness of our Lord, our God, rest on us, confirming the work that we do. Of old you spoke in a vision to your godly one,3 and said: “I have granted help to one who is … 90. Lord, You have been our dwelling place in all generations. 90 1 Lord, you have been our dwelling place throughout all generations. Introduction. God, it seems you’ve been our home forever; Long before you brought earth itself to birth. For a thousand years in your sight. Book4opens with a psalm attributed to Moses, and it closes … Psalm 90:17. God's Eternity and Man's Transitoriness. such anger against the very ones who fear you? "For a thousand years in thy sight [are but] as yesterday when it is past, and [as] a watch in the … Psalm 90:14. Teach us to live wisely and well! 3 You turn people back to dust, saying, “Return to dust, you mortals.” b 4 A thousand years in your sight are like a day that has just gone by, 3 So don't return us to mud, saying, "Back to where you came from!" 90 1-2 God, it seems you’ve been our home forever;    long before the mountains were born,Long before you brought earth itself to birth,    from “once upon a time” to “kingdom come”—you are God. Psalm 92. So don’t return us to mud, saying, “Back to where you came from!” Patience! Come back, GOD—how long do we have to wait?— and treat your servants with kindness for a change. This psalm is titled A Prayer of Moses the man of God. 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