When Two Or More Are In Agreement

12, 13. How do you feel about that? If a man has a hundred sheep and one of them is wrong, it is another of those grave proverbs that our Lord has uttered more than once. See on the magnificent parable of the lost sheep in Luke 15:4-7 . Only the object there is to show what the good shepherd will do, even if only one of his sheep is lost to find it; Here, the object is supposed to show how reluctant he is to lose it when found. As a result, verse 1-6 Christ spoke of many words of his sufferings, but only one of his glory; but the disciples attach themselves to it and neglect others. Many like to hear and talk about the privileges and glory that are willing to miss the thoughts of work and effort. Our Lord introduced them to a small child and solemnly assured them that they would not be able to come to his kingdom if they were not converted and made as young children. Children, when they are very young, do not want authority, do not see external distinctions, are free from wickedness, are educated and willingly dependent on their parents. It is true that they soon begin to show other predispositions, and other ideas are taught to them at an early age; but they are signs of childhood, and they make them true emblems of the spirit of the lower of true Christians. Certainly, we must be renewed daily in the spirit of our mind, in order to become simple and humble, as little children, and ready to be the smallest of all. Let`s study this every day and look at our own minds.

If we ignore the context in which a passage from the Bible is written, we can literally let it say anything. One of the simplest and most important things we should do when reading the Bible is to consider the context. Read the verses before and after. Go to prayer. Text—” Again, I tell you that if two of you on earth agree to touch anything they ask, it will happen to them by my Father, who is in heaven. ” –Matthew XVIII 19. HITHERTO, in dealing with the subject of prayer, I limited my remarks to secret prayer. I must now speak of social prayer or prayer offered in company, where two or more are united in prayer. Such encounters have been common since Christ and even hundreds of years ago. And it`s probably…

Charles Grandison Finney – Lectures on the Renewal of Religion So we can trust God to listen to our prayers if we follow him obediently and pray according to His will. If they have not lived the answered prayer, then perhaps you do not live in obedience and/or pray according to his will (or perhaps he answered and you did not recognize the answer, because he often responds in a way that we do not expect). The idea that is generally promoted is that if two or more people are gathered to agree on something and they ask God in prayer, then Jesus will be present and God will respond to their request. Those last seven words are the key. Jesus was more righteous than we ever dared, and he went out and prayed three times. In the end, this cup was not taken away from him because it was not in God`s plan. This does not mean that Jesus does not hear our prayers when we pray alone or with two or three people, etc. He`s doing it. But this means that this special verse does not speak of the presence of Jesus in prayer, but of his presence in the ecclesial discipline.

Thank you, I cannot express the impact of your contribution to me. I`ve always had problems with it, but I prayed in faith, believing that I didn`t need anyone to be there. My heart knew that this “proverb” could not be right. I use the word “say” because it is the writing that has taken it out of context. I knew in my heart that God did not tell me as an individual that I was less than a coupled person. If we say that 2 or more are necessary for your prayers to be heard, then we will personify and limit God. Of course, God can hear our prayers one by one. Again, I tell you, if two of you on earth accept that they will touch anything they will ask, it will happen to them from my father, who is wooden.- King James version (1611) – See 1611 Sweeping the Bible”Again, if two of you on earth are

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