1 Well now, you rich! Lament, weep for the miseries that are coming to you.
Prov 11:28 1Tim 6:9-10 Zeph 1:18 Deut 8:12-14 Deut 32:15 Luke 6:24-25 Luke 12:16-21
2 Your wealth is rotting, your clothes are all moth-eaten.
Job 13:28 Matt 6:19-20 Isa 50:9 1Pet 1:4 Isa 51:8 Luke 12:33 Jer 17:11
3 All your gold and your silver are corroding away, and the same corrosion will be a witness against you and eat into your body. It is like a fire which you have stored up for the final days.
Rom 2:5 Gen 49:1 Jas 5:7-8 2Pet 3:3 2Tim 2:17 Deut 32:33-34 Gen 31:48
4 Can you hear crying out against you the wages which you kept back from the labourers mowing your fields? The cries of the reapers have reached the ears of the Lord Sabaoth.
Lev 19:13 Mal 3:5 Rom 9:29 Jer 22:13 Deut 24:14-15 Exod 22:27 Job 24:10-11
5 On earth you have had a life of comfort and luxury; in the time of slaughter you went on eating to your heart's content.
1Tim 5:6 Luke 16:19 Amos 6:1 Jer 12:3 Luke 16:25 1Sam 25:36 Jer 25:34
6 It was you who condemned the upright and killed them; they offered you no resistance.
Acts 8:32 John 19:9-11 Luke 22:51-53 1Pet 2:22-23 1Thess 2:15-16 Acts 2:22-23 Acts 3:14-15
7 Now be patient, brothers, until the Lord's coming. Think of a farmer: how patiently he waits for the precious fruit of the ground until it has had the autumn rains and the spring rains!
Heb 12:1-3 Joel 2:23 Deut 11:14 Jas 5:8-9 Jer 5:24 Gal 6:9 1Thess 2:19
8 You too must be patient; do not lose heart, because the Lord's coming will be soon.
Gal 5:22 Ps 37:7 Jas 5:9 Phil 4:5 1Pet 4:7 Ps 27:14 Ps 130:5
9 Do not make complaints against one another, brothers, so as not to be brought to judgement yourselves; the Judge is already to be seen waiting at the gates.
Jas 4:11 1Cor 4:5 Matt 24:33 1Pet 4:5 1Pet 4:9 Lev 19:18 1Cor 10:11
10 For your example, brothers, in patiently putting up with persecution, take the prophets who spoke in the Lord's name;
Heb 11:32-38 Acts 7:52 Acts 3:21 Matt 5:11-12 1Thess 2:14-15 2Chr 36:16 Heb 13:7
11 remember it is those who had perseverance that we say are the blessed ones. You have heard of the perseverance of Job and understood the Lord's purpose, realising that the Lord is kind and compassionate.
Exod 34:6 Job 1:21-22 Job 2:10 Jas 1:12 Matt 5:10-11 Ps 103:8 Job 42:10-17
12 Above all, my brothers, do not swear by heaven or by the earth or use any oaths at all. If you mean 'yes', you must say 'yes'; if you mean 'no', say 'no'. Otherwise you make yourselves liable to judgement.
Matt 5:33-37 2Cor 1:17-20 1Cor 11:34 Matt 23:16-22 1Pet 4:8 Jas 3:1-2 3John 1:2
13 Any one of you who is in trouble should pray; anyone in good spirits should sing a psalm.
Rev 19:1-6 Ps 50:15 2Cor 12:7-10 Acts 16:24-25 Eph 5:19 Heb 5:7 1Chr 16:9
14 Any one of you who is ill should send for the elders of the church, and they must anoint the sick person with oil in the name of the Lord and pray over him.
Mark 6:13 Mark 16:18 Acts 28:8 Acts 9:40 1Kgs 17:21 Acts 14:23 Acts 15:4
15 The prayer of faith will save the sick person and the Lord will raise him up again; and if he has committed any sins, he will be forgiven.
1John 5:14-16 Jas 5:13 Jas 5:16 Jas 1:6 Mark 16:17-18 Isa 33:24 Mark 2:5-11
16 So confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another to be cured; the heartfelt prayer of someone upright works very powerfully.
John 9:31 Jer 29:12-13 Prov 15:29 Ps 34:15 1Pet 2:24 Matt 21:22 1John 3:22
17 Elijah was a human being as frail as ourselves -- he prayed earnestly for it not to rain, and no rain fell for three and a half years;
1Kgs 17:1 Acts 14:15 Luke 4:25 1Kgs 18:1 Rev 11:6 Rom 11:2 Acts 10:26
18 then he prayed again and the sky gave rain and the earth gave crops.
1Kgs 18:42-45 1Kgs 18:18 Acts 14:17 Jer 14:22
19 My brothers, if one of you strays away from the truth, and another brings him back to it,
Gal 6:1 Matt 18:15 Jas 5:20 Ezek 34:16 2Pet 3:17 Luke 22:32 Isa 3:12
20 he may be sure that anyone who can bring back a sinner from his erring ways will be saving his soul from death and covering over many a sin.
1Pet 4:8 Prov 10:12 1Tim 4:16 Rom 11:14 1Cor 9:22 Ps 32:1 Prov 11:30