In this sense, Jesus said that the Father would respond to the request of two or more who gather and agree in the name of Christ. Agree on what? On the discipline of the wandering brother. We learned that the original Jewish public had taken up Old Testament references, which helps us connect verse 20 in the largest passage. By understanding the context, we are able to understand the full meaning of the verses, as the original audience did. Jesus is always present with the faithful, but he is also present in the particular circumstances of ecclesial discipline when he is made according to the Word of God and for his glory. Meeting for prayer. Text: “Again, I say to you: if two of you on earth accept that they touch something they are going to ask for, it will be done for them by my Father who is in heaven.-Matthew XVIII. . .