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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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That We May Labor – Jacob 5:15

15 And it came to pass that a long time passed away, and the Lord of the vineyard said unto his servant: Come, let us go down into the vineyard, that we may labor in the vineyard. (Jacob 5:15) There … Continue reading

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Leadership Principles from Jacob 5

We can learn at least four leadership principles from the Allegory of the Olive Tree: Principle #1:  Be patient.  Make a plan, communicate it clearly, and then give it some time before evaluating whether it is working or not.  Don’t … Continue reading

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The Allegory of the Olive Tree – Jacob 5

Jacob chapter 5 is known as the Allegory of the Olive Tree.  Here’s a summary of the allegory: Characters The Lord of the vineyard, who represents Jesus Christ A servant A tame olive tree, representing Israel Three other olive trees in … Continue reading

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He Pruned It, and Digged About It, and Nourished It – Jacob 5:4-5

4 And it came to pass that the master of the vineyard went forth, and he saw that his olive tree began to decay; and he said: I will prune it, and dig about it, and nourish it, that perhaps … Continue reading

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