James 5:12-18 NIV

12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear--not by heaven or by earth or by anything else. Let your "Yes" be yes, and your "No," no, or you will be condemned.1

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The Prayer of Faith

13 Is any one of you in trouble? He should pray.2 Is anyone happy? Let him sing songs of praise.3

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14 Is any one of you sick? He should call the elders4 of the church to pray over him and anoint him with oil5 in the name of the Lord.

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15 And the prayer offered in faith6 will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise him up. If he has sinned, he will be forgiven.

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16 Therefore confess your sins7 to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed.8 The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.9

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17 Elijah was a man just like us.10 He prayed earnestly that it would not rain, and it did not rain on the land for three and a half years.11

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18 Again he prayed, and the heavens gave rain, and the earth produced its crops.12

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