James 5:13-18 ESV

The Prayer of Faith

13 Is anyone among you suffering? Let him pray. Is anyone cheerful? Let him 1sing praise.

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14 Is anyone among you sick? Let him call for the elders of the church, and let them pray over him, 2anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord.

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15 And the prayer of faith will save the one who is sick, and the Lord will raise him up. And 3if he has committed sins, he will be forgiven.

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16 Therefore, 4confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, 5that you may be healed. 6The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.a

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    • o 5:16 - Or The effective prayer of a righteous person has great power
      17 Elijah was a man 7with a nature like ours, and 8he prayed fervently that it might not rain, and for 9three years and six months it did not rain on the earth.

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      18 10Then he prayed again, and heaven gave rain, and the earth bore its fruit.

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