Psalm 133:1-3 Behold, how good and how pleasant it is For brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious oil upon the head, running down on the beard, the beard of Aaron, running down on the edge of his garments. It is like the dew of Hermon, descending upon the mountains of Zion; for there the LORD commanded the blessing; Life forevermore.
Unity and brotherly love is very important to God. This psalm gives us
It is like: Picture the majestic Mount Hermon. Picture the dew descending upon the mountains of Zion. The dew is a refreshing rain of mist, an early morning fog that covers far up the sides of the hills. Dew symbolizes the blessings of God and also the Word of God. When the dew fell on the camp at night, the manna would fall with it. Numbers 11:9
Then picture the promise: For there the LORD commanded the blessing; Life forevermore.
We can see in the Book of Acts that the early Apostolic Church lived in this kind of atmosphere and unity:
Act 2:1 When the Day of Pentecost had fully come, they were all with one accord in one place.
Act 2:46-47 So continuing daily with one accord in the temple, and breaking bread from house to house, they ate their food with gladness and simplicity of heart, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to the church daily those who were being saved.
In these Scriptures we see the promise of God fulfilled. We cannot afford to strive for less, if we want to impact our world as they did in their time. We are a royal priesthood, a living epistle. Shine, let the world see and be blessed! ra
1 Peter 2:9 But you are a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, His own special people, that you may proclaim the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His marvelous light;
Additional verses to study: Ephesian 4