Day 4 Oct 16

Well I really set myself up today, huh? I don't know about the movie or the shaking comedy, i can deliver theology and of course chemical X.

So yesterday I had the opportunity to hang with my college pastor, Ryan Paulson, and I got to solidify this answer to a nagging problem.

On Facebook I have a group dedicated to the advancement of prayer in our culture, and there i figured i'd try to address the confusion around Mathew 18:20. "When two or more are gathered in my name, there i will be with them" I hadd wrongfully thought this was a separate idea from the previous 6 verses talking about discipline in the church. I thought this was saying when two or more gather Jesus is there in a " special way. I used this verse to motivate my prayer group efforts, yet when i stopped to really think about it, it never felt totally correct.

The function of a prayer group is simply to come before the throne of God in the companey of others. There is no additional power to a prayer group. It's all about fellowship and coming together as the body of Christ, which is still important enough to do it. I feel pretty perturbed that it took me a solid year to get that straight in my mind. That should've ben the first thing i studied.

Anyway today has been grossly un disciplined, which is a bummer. This blog has been the only thing done that I wanted to do today. I'm not feeling well today, i'm looking forward to bed tonight which will end up being like 1 AM.

I remember, though that God sees me perfected by Jesus's sacrifice, and that the Lord has a plan for me and my life. I take great comfort and a peaceful joy from that tll about fellowship and coming together as the body of Christ, which is


  1. Hey man, glad you're up and running :) I've enjoyed reading your blog posts so far, keep 'em coming!


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