Author Archives: Jefferson Vann

About Jefferson Vann

Jefferson Vann is pastor of Piney Grove Advent Christian Church in Delco, North Carolina. You can contact him at -- !

when the impossible confronts

20230605 when the impossible confronts Daniel 2:12-16 (JDV) Daniel 2:12 Because of this, the king became violently angry and gave orders to destroy1 all the wise men of Babylon.Daniel 2:13 The decree was issued that the wise men were to … Continue reading

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a dream from God

20230604 a dream from God Daniel 2:1-11 (JDV) Daniel 2:1 In the second year of his reign, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams that troubled his breath, and sleep turned against him.Daniel 2:2 So the king gave orders to summon the soothsayer-priests, conjurers, … Continue reading

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people of a greater standard

20230603 people of a greater standard Daniel 1:17-21 (JDV) Daniel 1:17 God gave these four young men knowledge and understanding in every class of literature and wisdom. Daniel also understood visions and dreams of every kind.Daniel 1:18 At the end … Continue reading

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when commitment is challenged

20230602 when commitment is challenged Daniel 1:8-16 (JDV) Daniel 1:8 Daniel set his heart on not defiling himself with the king’s food or with the wine he drank. So he sought permission from the chief eunuch not to defile himself.Daniel … Continue reading

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the new reality

20230601 the new reality Daniel 1:1-7 (JDV) Daniel 1:1 In the third year of the reign of King Jehoiakim of Judah, King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon came to Jerusalem and took control of it.Daniel 1:2 Yahveh gave into his hand King … Continue reading

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pray for a reunion

20230531 pray for a reunion Philemon 1:21-25 (JDV) Philemon 1:21 Since I am confident of your obedience, I am writing to you, knowing that you will do even more than I say.Philemon 1:22 Meanwhile, also prepare a guest room for … Continue reading

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your welcoming spirit

20230530 your welcoming spirit Philemon 1:17-20 (JDV) Philemon 1:17 So if you consider me a partner, welcome him as you would me.Philemon 1:18 And if he has wronged you in any way, or owes you anything, charge that to my … Continue reading

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trusting after treachery

20230529 trusting after treachery Philemon 1:8-16 (JDV) Philemon 1:8 For this reason,1 although I have great boldness in Christ to command you to do what is right,Philemon 1:9 I appeal to you, instead, on the basis of care. I, Paul, … Continue reading

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be stretched, be changed

20230528 be stretched, be changed Philemon 1:4-7 (JDV) Philemon 1:4 I always thank my God when I mention you in my prayers,Philemon 1:5 because I hear of your care for all the devotees and the faith that you have in … Continue reading

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your congregation

20230527 your congregation Philemon 1:1-3 (JDV) Philemon 1:1 Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and brother Timothy: To Philemon, our cared for co-laborer,Philemon 1:2 and to Apphia our sister, to Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the congregation that meets … Continue reading

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