One of our recent wanderings took us to a local swamp area, called Tate’s Hell. Now a state forest and wildlife area, the 202,437 acre wetland is slowly being reclaimed and restored from years of logging. Tate’s Hell lies between the Ochlocknee and Apalachicola Rivers in the Florida Panhandle and includes floodplain swamp, wet prairie, […]Higher Ground — GraceSpeak
Matthew 18:15-20 New International Version (NIV)
Dealing With Sin in the Church
15 “If your brother or sister[a] sins,[b] go and point out their fault, just between the two of you. If they listen to you, you have won them over. 16 But if they will not listen, take one or two others along, so that ‘every matter may be established by the testimony of two or three witnesses.’[c] 17 If they still refuse to listen, tell it to the church; and if they refuse to listen even to the church, treat them as you would a pagan or a tax collector.
18 “Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will be[d] bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be[e] loosed in heaven.
19 “Again, truly I tell you that if two of you on earth agree about anything they ask for, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven. 20 For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them.”