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Again I say unto you, That if two of you shall agree on earth as touching any thing that they shall ask, it shall be done for them of my Father which is in heaven.

New Defender's Study Bible Notes

18:18 bound in heaven. See Matthew 16:19. The commission to bind and loose was for all the disciples, not just Peter.

18:20 in my name. In the context, this statement of Christ indicates that even two or three members, meeting in His name, can constitute a church.

18:20 in the midst. The seven representative churches in Revelation 2 and 3 are also shown with Christ “in the midst” (Revelation 1:13, 20).

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