Take this most seriously:
A yes on earth is yes in heaven; a no on earth is no in heaven.
What you say to one another is eternal. I mean this.
When two of you get together on anything at all on earth and make a prayer of it,
my Father in heaven goes into action.
And when two or three of you are together because of me,
you can be sure that I’ll be there.
Matthew 18:18-20The Message (MSG)
Yes! Lincoln Brewster’s song, “There is Power,” [https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=8&v=UoOJwel1CQU] echoes Christ's words that speak to why we take it seriously to gather together and not go it alone. More power!! Just like Solomon wrote in Ecclesiastes 4:12, “Though one may be overpowered by another, two can withstand him. And a threefold cord is not quickly broken.” But, it’s also another reason why the enemy fights one accord prayer. It's a battle.
Remember, so you are not in despair or disheartened, that because you take being a “house of prayer” seriously, to abide in your strength of life—your Forza di Vita—and keep yourself under His good hand. It will make all the difference and help you fend off the enemy’s darts with your shield of faith (Ephesians 6:16). You’ll be able to keep on keeping on as Ezra and Nehemiah.
My prayer, Father, for us is that we will follow the example of these two men, Ezra and Nehemiah. I ask that Your good hand be over us all as we study Your Words and then seek to do them and teach them as Ezra modeled. May we have courage through Your steadfast love amidst difficulty to take it seriously to gather to pray, remembering who You are. May we build up the wall of prayer around the next generation and know that "the hand of our God is for good on all who seek Him" (Ezra 8:22 ESV). In the Name above all names, Jesus, amen. So be it.
My house shall be a house of prayer
Isaiah 56:7; Matthew 21:13; Mark 11:17; Luke 19:46 (ESV)