James 5:5; James 5:7; James 5:12; James 5:17-18
You have lived luxuriously on the earth and led a life of wanton pleasure; you have fattened your hearts in a day of slaughter.
Therefore be patient, brethren, until the coming of the Lord . The farmer waits for the precious produce of the soil, being patient about it, until it gets the early and late rains.
But above all, my brethren, do not swear, either by heaven or by earth or with any other oath; but your yes is to be yes, and your no, no, so that you may not fall under judgment.
Elijah was a man with a nature like ours, and he prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the earth for three years and six months.
Then he prayed again, and the sky poured rain and the earth produced its fruit.