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The Prayer of Faith

13 Are any among you suffering? They should pray. Are any cheerful? They should sing songs of praise.

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13. afflicted—referring to the "suffering affliction" (Jas 5:10).

let him pray—not "swear" in rash impatience.

merry—joyous in mind.

sing psalms—of praise. Paul and Silas sang psalms even in affliction.