I have posted on unity before, (as it pertains to the Body of Christ), and how it commands a blessing from God. I recently read a portion of scripture from Genesis however, that clearly shows that unity commands a blessing, even among a people that do not worship God. God’s principles of truth most always command a blessing, but the power and blessing of a united people is particularly revelatory.
Genesis 11 tells the story of a people who decided to build a tower – The Tower of Babel. This people wanted to build a tower so great that it reached the heavens. They literally reached for the stars. The people of Babel were not followers of the Most High, and their motives were questionable. We read that the Lord came down to visit them, and look upon the work of their hands. Genesis 11:6 reveals His response: “And the LORD said, “Behold, they are one people, and they have all one language, and this is only the beginning of what they will do. And nothing that they propose to do will now be impossible for them”.
The Lord Himself acknowledges that a united people, of a united tongue, can achieve anything! How much greater the power of a people united in Christ? What is the implication of this blessing on marriages, families, businesses, churches, sports teams etc. etc? Let us seek to unite, so that no purpose of God’s may be thwarted.