Therefore, brothers and sisters, you must be patient as you wait for the coming of the Lord.
7 Therefore, brothers and sisters, you must be patient as you wait for the coming of the Lord. Consider the farmer who waits patiently for the coming of rain in the fall and spring, looking forward to the precious fruit of the earth. 8 You also must wait patiently, strengthening your resolve, because the coming of the Lord is near. 9 Don’t complain about each other, brothers and sisters, so that you won’t be judged. Look! The judge is standing at the door!
10 Brothers and sisters, take the prophets who spoke in the name of the Lord as an example of patient resolve and steadfastness.
Stories, poems, and commentaries by the author of "The Hobbit" and The Lord of the Rings FARMER GILES OF HAM An imaginative history of the distant and marvelous past that introduces the rather unheroic Farmer Giles, whose efforts to capture a somewhat untrustworthy dragon will delight readers everywhere. THE ADVENTURES OF TOM BOMBADIL A collection of verse in praise of Tom Bombadil, that staunch friend of the Hobbits in The Lord of the Rings. TREE AND LEAF Contains "On Fairy-stories," Professor Tolkien's now-famous essay on the form of the fairy story and the treatment of fantasy. . . . and other dazzling works, including an introduction by Peter S. Beagle