Author Archives: Jefferson Vann

About Jefferson Vann

Jefferson Vann is a former Christian missionary and a candidate for pastoral ministry. You can contact him at marmsky@gmail.com -- !

the audience factor

the audience factor Deuteronomy 18:19 I will hold accountable whoever does not listen to my words that he speaks in my name. Deuteronomy 18:20 But the prophet who presumes to speak a message in my name that I have not … Continue reading

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the alternative to Mount Doom

the alternative to Mount Doom Deuteronomy 18:16 This is what you requested from Yahveh your God at Horeb on the day of the collected assembly and this is what you said: ‘Let us not hear the voice of Yahveh our … Continue reading

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completeness in Christ

  completeness in Christ Deuteronomy 18:13-15 (JDV) Deuteronomy 18:13 You must be complete1 before Yahveh your God. Deuteronomy 18:14 Though these nations you are about to take possession from listen to fortune-tellers and diviners, Yahveh your God has not permitted … Continue reading

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selfish spiritism

selfish spiritism Deuteronomy 18:9-12 (JDV) Deuteronomy 18:9 “When you enter the land Yahveh your God is giving you, do not imitate the repulsive customs of those nations. Deuteronomy 18:10 No one among you is to sacrifice his son or daughter … Continue reading

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called to serve elsewhere

  called to serve elsewhere Deuteronomy 18:1-8 (JDV) Deuteronomy 18:1 “The Levitical priests, the whole tribe of Levi, will have no portion or inheritance with Israel. They will eat Yahveh’s fire offerings;1 that is their inheritance. Deuteronomy 18:2 Although Levi … Continue reading

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instructions for a future king

instructions for a future king Deuteronomy 17:18-20 (JDV) Deuteronomy 17:18 When he is seated on his royal throne, he is to write a copy of this instruction for himself on a scroll in the presence of the Levitical priests. Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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focused to the finish

focused to the finish Deuteronomy 17:16-17 Deuteronomy 17:16 However, he must not acquire many horses for himself or send the people back to Egypt to acquire many horses, because Yahveh has told you, ‘You are never to go back that … Continue reading

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a king who follows God’s rules

Deuteronomy 17:14-15 (JDV) a king who follows God’s rules Deuteronomy 17:14 “When you enter the land Yahveh your God is giving you, take possession of it, live in it, and say, ‘I will place a king over me like all … Continue reading

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arrogant evil

arrogant evil Deuteronomy 17:12-13 (JDV) Deuteronomy 17:12 The person who acts arrogantly, refusing to listen either to the priest who stands there assisting Yahveh your God or to the judge, must die. You must purge the evil from Israel. Deuteronomy … Continue reading

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trusting the judges

  trusting the judges Deuteronomy 17:8 -11 (JDV) Deuteronomy 17:8 “If a judgment is too extraordinary1 for you – concerning bloodshed, lawsuits, or assaults – cases disputed at your city gates, then go up to the place Yahveh your God … Continue reading

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