Afflicted, Duty To Them
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Peter therefore was kept in prison: but prayer was made without ceasing of the church unto God for him.
Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord: And the prayer of faith shall deliver the sick, and the Lord shall raise him up; and if he has committed sins, they shall be forgiven him. Confess your faults one to another, and pray one for another, that you may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.
Rejoice with them that do rejoice, and weep with them that weep.
Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them; and them who suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.
Pure religion and undefiled before God the Father is this, To visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep himself unspotted from the world.
Who comforts us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them who are in any trouble, by the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted of God.
Therefore comfort one another with these words.
If I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or any poor without covering;
And if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall your light rise in the darkness, and your darkness be as the noon day:
Well reported of for good works; if she has brought up children, if she has lodged strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, if she has 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 those that be of heavy hearts.