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Again I say to you, if two of you
agree on earth about anything they ask,
it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.
For where two or three are
gathered in my name,
there am I among them."
Matthew 18:19-20 In-Context
If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church. And if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.
Truly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth shall be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.
Again I say to you, if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.
For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them."
Then Peter came up and said to him, "Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?"
Jesus said to him, "I do not say to you seven times, but seventy times seven.
Why the Context "Where Two or Three Are Gathered" (Matthew 18:20) Is So Important
Acts 12:5, 12
Acts 4:30, 31
1 Corinthians 5:4
John 20:20, 26
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