Afflicted, Duty To Them
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Peter therefore was kept in the prison, but constant prayer was made by the assembly to God for him.
Is any among you sick? Let him call for 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 will heal him who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. If he has committed sins, he will be forgiven. Confess your offenses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The insistent prayer of a righteous person is powerfully effective.
Rejoice with those who rejoice. Weep with those who weep.
Remember those who are in bonds, as bound with them; and those who are ill-treated, since you are also in the body.
Pure religion and undefiled before our God and Father is this: to visit the fatherless and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained by the world.
who comforts us in all our affliction, that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, through the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
Therefore comfort one another with these words.
if I have seen any perish for want of clothing, or that the needy had no covering;
being approved by good works, if she has brought up children, if she has been hospitable to strangers, if she has washed the saints' feet, if she has relieved the afflicted, and if she has diligently followed every good work.
Don't exploit the poor, because he is poor; and don't crush the needy in court;
Give strong drink to him who is ready to perish; and wine to the bitter in soul: