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Counsel Me Not – Jacob 5:21-22

21 And it came to pass that the servant said unto his master: How comest thou hither to plant this tree, or this branch of the tree? For behold, it was the poorest spot in all the land of thy … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Writings of Jacob

Here are some things I’ve learned and tried to apply to my decisions as I’ve studied the words of Jacob over the past two weeks: Teaching An effective teacher is motivated by a deep desire for their students’ happiness. They … Continue reading

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I Could Not Be Shaken – Jacob 7:5

5 And he had hope to shake me from the faith, notwithstanding the many revelations and the many things which I had seen concerning these things; for I truly had seen angels, and they had ministered unto me. And also, … Continue reading

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O Be Wise, What Can I Say More? – Jacob 6:12

12 O be wise; what can I say more? (Jacob 6:12) At the end of a five-chapter sermon, Jacob gives his people this succinct and practical advice: be wise. We generally know what is right and what is wrong. We … Continue reading

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Looking Beyond the Mark – Jacob 14-16

14 But behold, the Jews were a stiffnecked people; and they despised the words of plainness, and killed the prophets, and sought for things that they could not understand. Wherefore, because of their blindness, which blindness came by looking beyond … Continue reading

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Seek Not to Counsel the Lord – Jacob 4:10

10 Wherefore, brethren, seek not to counsel the Lord, but to take counsel from his hand. For behold, ye yourselves know that he counseleth in wisdom, and in justice, and in great mercy, over all his works. (Jacob 4:10) It … Continue reading

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How Much Better Are You Than They? – Jacob 3:7

7 Behold, their husbands love their wives, and their wives love their husbands; and their husbands and their wives love their children; and their unbelief and their hatred towards you is because of the iniquity of their fathers; wherefore, how … Continue reading

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