Author Archives: Jefferson Vann

About Jefferson Vann

Jeff is a former Christian missionary.

confessing Christ on my own

John 18:33 John 18:33 Then Pilate went back into the headquarters, summoned Jesus, and said to him, “Are you the King of the Jews?” John 18:34 Jesus answered, “Are you saying this on your own, or have others said this … Continue reading

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bought with a Roman cross

John 18:28-32 John 18:28 Then they led Jesus from Caiaphas to the governor’s headquarters. It was early morning. They did not enter the headquarters themselves; otherwise they would be defiled and unable to eat the Passover. John 18:29 So Pilate … Continue reading

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the third voice

John 18:25-27 John 18:25 Now Simon Peter was standing and warming himself. They said to him, “You aren’t one of his disciples too, are you?” He denied it and said, “I am not.” John 18:26 One of the high priest’s … Continue reading

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another conspiracy

John 18:19-24 John 18:19 The high priest questioned Jesus about his disciples and about his teaching. John 18:20 “I have spoken openly to the world,” Jesus answered him. “I have always taught in the synagogue and in the temple, where … Continue reading

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are you a disciple of Jesus too?

John 18:17-18 John 18:17 Then the slave-girl doorkeeper said to Peter, “You aren’t one of this man’s disciples too, are you?” “I am not.” he said. John 18:18 Now the slaves and the officers had made a charcoal fire, because … Continue reading

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influential, but helpless to intervene

John 18:15 John 18:15 Simon Peter was following Jesus, as was another disciple. That disciple was known to the high priest; so he went with Jesus into the high priest’s courtyard. John 18:16 But Peter remained standing outside by the … Continue reading

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one man to die for the people

John 18:7-14 John 18:7 Then he asked them again, “Who is it that you’re seeking?” “Jesus of Nazareth,” they said. John 18:8 “I told you I am he,” Jesus replied. “So if you’re looking for me, let these men leave.” … Continue reading

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the awesome power of Jesus’ presence

John 18:1-6 John 18:1 After Jesus had said these things, he exited with his disciples across the Kidron Valley, where there was a garden, and he and his disciples went into it. John 18:2 Judas, who betrayed him, also knew … Continue reading

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being with Christ will have to wait

John 17:24-26 John 17:24 “Father, I want those you have given me to be with me where I am so that they will experience my glory, which you have given me because you loved me before the world’s foundation. John … Continue reading

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the unity that he prayed for

John 17:17-23 John 17:20 “I pray not only for these but also for those who trust in me through their word. John 17:21 May they all be one, as you, Father, are in me and I am in you. May … Continue reading

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