Updated on January 6, 2014
Psalm 133: The honor of anointing…
To be anointed with oil is to be chosen. Publicly identified as separate, different. The honor of oil running down the head and beard beyond what any clean-freak can imagine. It may be messy, slippery, and need a good rubbing in to carry on, but the honor of the anointing outweighs all that.
The anointing in this passage is the brotherhood dwelling in unity. Messy, slippery, and needing a good massage, the honor of dwelling in unity outweighs all that might be perceived as a gooey, icky mess.
For in unity, the Spirit thrives, the Savior moves, and the God of heaven sees the bride readying herself for the ultimate wedding feast.