-Theme: The joy and pleasantness of harmonious relationships. Unity.
-Historical Insight: This is a “Psalm of Ascent” written by David to the children of Israel with significance for every believer in the Lord Jesus Christ.
-*Application* Unity is one of those ever elusive traits in the course of human endeavor. It is a huge theme in Scripture whether you to talk about the union of the Trinity, the brotherhood of the Kingdom of Israel, or the Church of the New Testament. God expects us to work together. When we do, we find goodness and pleasantness that increases our well-being, or shalom. The oil here in this chapter is symbolic representation once again of the Holy Spirit’s work and how it comes down on people who are tuned in, or on the same page, with Him (Ephesians 4:1-6). Life forever dwells in the unity of our relationship with the LORD, and it necessarily spreads from there to others with joy in our life’s walk (Philippians 2:1-14).
Verse to Memorize: Psalm 133:1