Psalm 133: Blessing of Unity

What makes living in harmony wonderful?

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Psalm 133:1–2 David’s song for worship.
Consider how wonderful it is for God’s people to live together in harmony, like the costly anointing oil that ran down Aaron’s beard to the hem of his robe.
King James
Psalm 133:1–2 <A Song of degrees of David.> Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron’s beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments;

What makes living with others painful?

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Psalm 133:1–2 David’s song for worship.
Consider how wonderful it is for God’s people to live together in harmony, like the costly anointing oil that ran down Aaron’s beard to the hem of his robe.
King James
Psalm 133:1–2 <A Song of degrees of David.> Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron’s beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments;

Which is easier, to live alone or to live with others? Why?

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Psalm 133:1–2 David’s song for worship.
Consider how wonderful it is for God’s people to live together in harmony, like the costly anointing oil that ran down Aaron’s beard to the hem of his robe.
King James
Psalm 133:1–2 <A Song of degrees of David.> Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity! It is like the precious ointment upon the head, that ran down upon the beard, even Aaron’s beard: that went down to the skirts of his garments;

What does “dew falling” have to do with eternal life?

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Psalm 133:3 Like the dew falling on Mount Hermon and Jerusalem’s hills, the Lord has commanded his blessing of eternal life.t
King James
Psalm 133:3 As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.

How did the Lord deliver his command for blessing?

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Psalm 133:3 Like the dew falling on Mount Hermon and Jerusalem’s hills, the Lord has commanded his blessing of eternal life.t
King James
Psalm 133:3 As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.

If the Lord commanded eternal life, will everyone live forever? Why?

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Psalm 133:3 Like the dew falling on Mount Hermon and Jerusalem’s hills, the Lord has commanded his blessing of eternal life.t
King James
Psalm 133:3 As the dew of Hermon, and as the dew that descended upon the mountains of Zion: for there the Lord commanded the blessing, even life for evermore.