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Question i need help with about God

Discussion in 'Religions Q&A' started by Frank Goad, Jul 22, 2019.

  1. Frank Goad

    Frank Goad Active Member

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    I heard that when two people are praying together.God is in the middle.Is that true?:cool:
     
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    For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them. Matthew 18:20
     
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  3. Neutral Name

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    Yes, but God listens to one person too. God listens to me whether I am with someone else or alone. Prayer matters.
     
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  4. The Reverend Bob

    The Reverend Bob Fart Machine and Beastmaster

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    "Among" them Frank, "Among". Because when two or three are gathered in the name of Christ they are living out the ministry of the Holy Spirit which is a emancipatory collective of the oppressed and the poor working towards liberation.
     
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    God is with you even when you're alone
     
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  6. dybmh

    dybmh Terminal Optimist
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    I don't think it needs to be 2...

    Lamentations 2:19?
     
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    It has to do with communal activity.
     
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    dybmh Terminal Optimist
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    That specific verse?
     
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    Yup, it is about agreeing together as a congregation. Jesus is saying that he has our backs if two or more agree as a congregation in regards to doctrine and church discipline. He doesn't literally mean just two or three but if there is a consensus among the members then Jesus himself is with us.
     
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    The Reverend Bob Fart Machine and Beastmaster

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    Matthew 18:15-20
     
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    I was talking about Lamentations 2:19.

    The face of God is present when a person pours out there heart at night? Arise and call... I don't think this verse ( Lamentations 2:19 ) requires communal prayer.
     
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    I need to study that verse deeper in context. It reminds me a lot of James
     
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    The Reverend Bob Fart Machine and Beastmaster

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    Frank is referring to what Matthew 18:20 means, sure God is among people as individuals but God is even more so among us when we minister to each other. The mystics called that God activity, when you minister to the poor, visit those in prison and feed the hungry
     
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