Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Jacob 5

Verses 47 – 51 show how we can work together with someone to solve a problem.  In verse 47 the Lord of the vineyard, who has had a good idea and has worked long and hard to make it work, is at his wits’ end.  His servant suggests a theory and the Lord listens.  In verse 49, the Lord of the vineyard wants to give up: “Let’s just cut down the whole thing!”  The servant simply replies in verse 50 “Spare it a little longer.”  The Lord of the vineyard agrees and they work together to solve the problem.  Two viewpoints helped.  So did patience, long-suffering and working together.

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