Author Archives: Jefferson Vann

About Jefferson Vann

Jeff is a Christian missionary.

getting close to God

devotional post # 2173 2 Corinthians 5:16-19 2Co 5:16 For this reason, we are not interested in knowing anyone on a mere external basis. Even though we once knew about Christ on a mere external basis, we do not know … Continue reading

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crazy for God

devotional post # 2172 2 Corinthians 5:12-15 2Co 5:12 We are not seeking endorsement of ourselves from you again but giving you cause to brag about us, so that you may be able to answer those who brag about outward … Continue reading

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perspective on life and death

devotional post # 2171 2 Corinthians 5:8-11 2Co 5:8 What’s more, we are also encouraged, and resolve to leave the body and stay at home with the Lord instead. 2Co 5:9 So whether we stay at home or leave, we … Continue reading

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depression and encouragement

devotional post # 2170 2 Corinthians 5:4-7 2Co 5:4 Because while we are staying in this tent, we groan, because it depresses us– not that we want to be stripped, but that we want to be clothed, so that the … Continue reading

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more than release

devotional post # 2169 2 Corinthians 5:1-3 2Co 5:1 Because we know that if the tent that is from this world is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made by hand, permanent in the sky. 2Co … Continue reading

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how to stay enthusiastic

devotional post # 2168 2 Corinthians 4:16-18 2Co 4:16 So we do not lose our enthusiasm. Though our outer man is being destroyed, our inner one is being renewed day by day. 2Co 4:17 Because this insignificant momentary suffering is … Continue reading

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motivation for mission

devotional post # 2167 2 Corinthians 4:13-15 2Co 4:13 Since we have the same spirit trusting in agreement with what has been written, “I believed, and so I spoke,” we also believe, and so we also speak, 2Co 4:14 because … Continue reading

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dying, that they may live

devotional post # 2166 2 Corinthians 4:10-12 2Co 4:10 always carrying around within the body the dying of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus also may be revealed within our body. 2Co 4:11 Because we who live are constantly … Continue reading

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riches within rags

devotional post # 2165 2 Corinthians 4:7-9 2Co 4:7 But we have this treasure in earthen containers, so that the excess of the power will be of God and not from ourselves; 2Co 4:8 we are afflicted in every way, … Continue reading

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a flash on a face

devotional post # 2164 2 Corinthians 4:5-6 2Co 4:5 Because we are not proclaiming the brightness of ourselves, but the brightness of Lord Jesus Christ, but we ourselves have become your slaves because ofJesus. 2Co 4:6 Because God was the … Continue reading

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