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 -- !

lost everything?

20220524 lost everything? Ruth 1:1-5 (JDV) Ruth 1:1 It happened in the days of the judges, there was a famine in the land. A man left Bethlehem in Judah with his wife and two sons to stay in the territory … Continue reading

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what is falsely called knowledge

20220523 what is falsely called knowledge 1 Timothy 6:20-21 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:20 Timothy, guard what has been entrusted to you, avoiding irreverent and empty speech and contradictions from what is falsely called knowledge. 1 Timothy 6:21 By professing it, … Continue reading

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a word to the “masters”

20220522 a word to the “masters” 1 Timothy 6:17-19 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:17 Direct those who are rich in the present age not to be arrogant or to set their hope on the uncertainty of wealth, but on God, who … Continue reading

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take hold

20220521 take hold 1 Timothy 6:11-16 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:11 But you, human of God, flee from these things, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, care, endurance, and gentleness. 1 Timothy 6:12 Fight the good fight of the faith. Take hold … Continue reading

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contentment or controversy

20220520 contentment or controversy 1 Timothy 6:3-10 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:3 If anyone teaches differently and does not agree with the wholesome words of our Lord Jesus Christ and with the teaching that promotes godliness, 1 Timothy 6:4 he is … Continue reading

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obeying our masters

20220519 obeying our masters 1 Timothy 6:1-2 (JDV) 1 Timothy 6:1 All who are under the yoke as slaves should regard their own masters as worthy of all respect, so that God’s name and his teaching will not be maligned. … Continue reading

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supervising well

20220518 supervising well 1 Timothy 5:17-25 1 Timothy 5:17 The elders who are effective leaders are to be considered worthy of double honor, especially those who work hard at preaching and teaching. 1 Timothy 5:18 You see, the Scripture says: … Continue reading

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weeding out the wrong widows

20220517 weeding out the wrong widows 1 Timothy 5:9-16 1 Timothy 5:9 No widow is to be enrolled on the list for support unless she is at least sixty years old, has been the wife of one husband, 1 Timothy … Continue reading

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unfair fighting

20220516 unfair fighting 1 Timothy 5:1-8 1 Timothy 5:1 Don’t lash out1 at an older man, but seek his help like a father, younger men like brothers, 1 Timothy 5:2 older women like mothers, and the younger women like sisters … Continue reading

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true godliness

20220515 true godliness 1 Timothy 4:6-16 (JDV) 1 Timothy 4:6 If you point these things out to the brothers and sisters, you will be a good servant of Christ Jesus, nourished by the words of the faith and the good … Continue reading

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