Afflicted, Duty To Them
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So Peter was kept in prison, but earnest prayer to God for him was being offered by the assembly.
Is anyone among you sick? He should call for the elders of the church, and they should pray for him and anoint him with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will save the person who is sick. The Lord will raise him up, and if he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven. Therefore, make it your habit to confess your sins to one another and to pray for one another, so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective.
Rejoice with those who are rejoicing. Cry with those who are crying.
Continue to remember those in prison as if you were in prison with them, as well as those who are mistreated, since they also are only mortal.
A religion that is pure and stainless according to God the Father is this: to take care of orphans and widows who are suffering, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
who comforts us in all our suffering, so that we may be able to comfort others in all their suffering, as we ourselves are being comforted by God.
So then, encourage one another with these words.
if I've observed someone who is about to die for lack of clothes or if I have no clothing to give to the poor,
if you pour yourself out for the hungry and satisfy the needs of afflicted souls, then your light will rise in darkness, and your night will be like noonday.
She must be well known for her good actions as a woman who has raised children, welcomed strangers, washed the saints' feet, helped the suffering, and devoted herself to doing good in every way.
Don't rob the poor person because he is poor, and don't crush the helpless in court,
Give liquor to someone who is perishing, and wine to someone who is deeply depressed.