Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
These have power to shut heaven, that it rain not in the days of their prophecy: and have power over waters to turn them to blood, and to smite the earth with all plagues, as often as they will.
1 Kings 17:1
Now Elijah the Tishbite, who was of
the settlers of Gilead, said to Ahab, “ As the Lord, the God of Israel lives, before whom I stand, surely there shall be neither dew nor rain these years, except by my word.”
But I say to you in truth, there were many widows in Israel in the days of Elijah, when the sky was shut up for three years and six months, when a great famine came over all the land;
confess your sins to one another, and pray for one another so that you may be healed. The effective prayer of a righteous man can accomplish much.