1. Patience (v7-12)
• The farmer and the judge (v7-9).
• The prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord (v10-11).
• Oaths and vows: Be careful what you say! (v12)
2. Prayer (v13-18)
• In every season of life (v13).
• In sickness and in health (v14-16).
• Elijah’s example (v17-18).
3. Preserving faith (v19-20).