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“Oil of UNITY”…   Leave a comment

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“Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity.. 
It is like the precious oil upon the head–
coming down on Aaron’s beard, and onto his robes.”
Psalms 133 : 1-2

“Oil” in the Old Testament was important for food and also used for sacred services. For anointing and healing.
David compares unity among God’s people with the precious oil
used during the ordination of the high priest Aaron-
It was a mixture of olive oil and perfume.

This sacred oil is to symbolize Christ’s righteousness
uniting with His people. It is the Holy Spirit.
The ‘oil’ of the Spirit eliminates friction and self-centered independence.
Only then are we all part of Christ’s unified body.

The Church is one body- with many members-
called from every nation, kindred, tongue and people.

“One body” with Christ at the head- producing harmony.
“One Spirit” – indwelling and controlling each person to produce unity.
“One hope”– The return of Jesus, is ‘this blessed hope’. {Titus 2:13}
“One Lord” – pagan religions have many gods, but Christianity has ONE God. “One Faith” – Christians achieve unity when all embrace the same body of biblical beliefs.
“One baptism”
– Baptism by immersion into the body of Christ emphasizes the unity of the Christian Church.

Our heavenly Father is the source of all UNITY in the family of God-
It is a powerful testimony to others.

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Posted August 16, 2013 by ~ OPAL'S JOURNAL~ in Spiritual

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