Afflicted, Duty To Them
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Peter therefore was kept in the prison; but unceasing prayer was made by the assembly to God concerning him.
Is any sick among you? let him call to him the elders of the assembly, and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord; and the prayer of faith shall heal the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he be one who has committed sins, it shall be forgiven him. Confess therefore your offences to one another, and pray for one another, that ye may be healed. The fervent supplication of the righteous man has much power.
Rejoice with those that rejoice, weep with those that weep.
Remember prisoners, as bound with them; those that are evil-treated, as being yourselves also in the body.
Pure and undefiled religion before God and the Father is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, to keep oneself unspotted from the world.
who encourages us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to encourage those who are in any tribulation whatever, through the encouragement with which we ourselves are encouraged of God.
So encourage one another with these words.)
If I have seen any perishing for want of clothing, or any needy without covering;
borne witness to in good works, if she have brought up children, if she have exercised hospitality, if she have washed saints' feet, if she have imparted relief to the distressed, if she have diligently followed every good work.
Rob not the poor, because he is poor, neither oppress the afflicted in the gate;
Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto the bitter of soul: