Author Archives: Jefferson Vann

About Jefferson Vann

Jeff is a former Christian missionary.

20181022

Psalms 14:4-7 4 Will evildoers never understand? They eat up my people like they eat up bread; they do not call on Yahveh. 5 Then they will be filled with fright , because God is with those who are righteous. … Continue reading

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20181021

Psalms 14:1-3 1 The stupid one says in his heart, “There’s no God.” They are corrupt; they do disgusting things. There is no one who does good. 2 Yahveh looks down from the sky on humanity to see if there … Continue reading

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20181020

Psalms 13:4-6 4 My enemy will say, “I have triumphed over him,” and my foes will be glad because I am shaken. 5 But I have trusted in your covenant faithfulness; my heart will be glad because of your deliverance. … Continue reading

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20181019

Psalms 13:1-3 1 How long, Yahveh? Will you forget me permanently? How long will you hide your face from me? 2 How long will I store up anxious worries within me, agony in my mind every day? How long will … Continue reading

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20181018

Psalms 12:8 The wicked ones keep walking all around, when vileness is still promoted by the human race. This seems a strange way to end a prayer. Maybe it is meant to encourage people to pray the prayer. It reminds … Continue reading

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20181017

Psalms 12:6-7 6 The words of Yahveh are pure words, like silver refined in a clay furnace, purified seven times. 7 You, Yahveh, will guard us; you will protect us from this generation permanently. God’s specific promise was to provide … Continue reading

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20181016

Psalms 12:4-5 4 They say, “Through our tongues we have power; our lips are our own — who can be our master? ” 5 “Because of the disaster of the needy and the groaning of the poor, I will now … Continue reading

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20181015

Psalms 12:1-3 1 Help, Yahveh, because there is no faithful one left; the loyal ones have vanished from the human race. 2 They lie to one another; they speak with flattering lips and deceptive hearts. 3 May Yahveh cut off … Continue reading

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20181014

Psalms 11:5-7 5 Yahveh examines the righteous, but he hates the wicked and those who love violence. 6 Let him rain burning coals and sulfur on the wicked ones; let a scorching wind be the portion in their cup. 7 … Continue reading

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20181013

Psalms 11:3-4 3 “When the foundations we depend on are destroyed, what can the righteous ones do? ” 4 Yahveh is in his holy temple; Yahveh –his throne is in the sky. His eyes are watching; his gaze is examining … Continue reading

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