19 Bible Verses about Afflicted, Duty To Them
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So Peter was kept in the prison, but prayer for him was being made fervently by the church to God.
Is anyone among you sick? Then he must call for the elders of the church and they are to pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; and the prayer offered in faith will restore the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed sins, they will be forgiven him. Therefore, confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.
Rejoice with those who rejoice, and weep with those who weep.
Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.
Pure and undefiled religion in the sight of our God and Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their distress, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
who comforts us in all our affliction so that we will be able to comfort those who are in any affliction with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
Therefore comfort one another with these words.
If I have seen anyone perish for lack of clothing,
Or that the needy had no covering,
having a reputation for good works; and if she has brought up children, if she has shown hospitality to strangers, if she has washed the saints’ feet, if she has assisted those in distress, and if she has devoted herself to every good work.
Do not rob the poor because he is poor,
Or crush the afflicted at the gate;
Give strong drink to him who is perishing,
And wine to him whose life is bitter.