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 -- !

limited enrollment

limited enrollment Deuteronomy 23:3-8 (JDV) Deuteronomy 23:3 No Ammonite or Moabite may enter Yahveh ‘s collected assembly; none of their descendants, even to the tenth generation, may enter Yahveh’s collected assembly permanently. Deuteronomy 23:4 This is because they did not … Continue reading

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do not enter

do not enter Deuteronomy 23:1-2 (JDV) Deuteronomy 23:1 “No man whose testicles have been crushed or whose penis has been eliminated may enter Yahveh ‘s collected assembly. Deuteronomy 23:2 No one of illegitimate birth may enter Yahveh’s collected assembly; none … Continue reading

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passion and shame

passion and shame Deuteronomy 22:28-30 (JDV) Deuteronomy 22:28 If a man encounters a young woman, a virgin who is not engaged, takes hold of her and rapes her, and they are discovered, Deuteronomy 22:29 the man who raped her is … Continue reading

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crime in the city

crime in the city Deuteronomy 22:23-27 (JDV) Deuteronomy 22:23 If there is a young woman who is a virgin engaged to a man, and another man encounters her in the city and sleeps with her, Deuteronomy 22:24 take the two … Continue reading

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consensual and criminal

consensual and criminal Deuteronomy 22:20-22 (JDV) Deuteronomy 22:20 But if this accusation is true and no evidence of the young woman’s virginity is found, Deuteronomy 22:21 they will bring the woman to the door of her father’s house, and the … Continue reading

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a higher standard of mutual respect

a higher standard of mutual respect Deuteronomy 22:13-19 (JDV) Deuteronomy 22:13 “If a man marries a woman, has sexual relations with her, and comes to hate her, Deuteronomy 22:14 and places an accusation on her of shameful conduct, and gives … Continue reading

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a distinctive people

a distinctive people Deuteronomy 22:8-12 (JDV) Deuteronomy 22:8 If you build a new house, make a railing around your roof, so that you don’t place blood-guilt on your house if someone falls from it. Deuteronomy 22:9 Do not plant your … Continue reading

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transvestites and mother bird theft

transvestites and mother bird theft Deuteronomy 22:5-7 (JDV) Deuteronomy 22:5 “A woman is not to wear male clothing, and a man is not to put on a woman’s garment, because everyone who does these things is repulsive to Yahveh your … Continue reading

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puffy jacket story

puffy jacket story Deuteronomy 22:1-4 (JDV) Deuteronomy 22:1 “If you see your brother Israelite’s ox or sheep straying, do not ignore it; make sure you return it to your brother. Deuteronomy 22:2 If your brother does not live near you … Continue reading

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why he was taken down

why he was taken down Deuteronomy 21:22-23 Deuteronomy 21:22 “If anyone is found guilty of a mistake deserving the death penalty and is executed, and you hang his body on a tree, Deuteronomy 21:23 you are not to leave his … Continue reading

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