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 -- !

knee warfare

knee warfare Psalm 52:6-7 (JDV) Psalm 52:6 The righteous will see and fear, and they will derisively say about that “hero,” Psalm 52:7 “Here is the man who would not make God his refuge, but trusted in the abundance of … Continue reading

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Doeg’s demise

Doeg’s demise Psalm 52:5 (JDV) Psalm 52:5 This is why God will bring you down uninterrupted. He will take you, ripping you out of your tent; he will uproot you from the land of the living. Selah Doeg’s demise David … Continue reading

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reacting to betrayal

reacting to betrayal Psalm 52:1-4 (JDV) Psalm 52:1 Why brag about evil, you hero! God’s covenant faithfulness is constant. Psalm 52:2 Like a sharpened razor, your tongue creates destruction, producing betrayal. Psalm 52:3 You love evil instead of good, lying … Continue reading

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after forgiveness 

after forgiveness Psalm 51:18-19 (JDV) Psalm 51:18 In your good pleasure, cause Zion to prosper; build the walls of Jerusalem. Psalm 51:19 Then you will delight in righteous sacrifices, whole burnt offerings; then bulls will be offered on your altar. … Continue reading

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what the forgiver expects

what the forgiver expects Psalm 51:14-17 (JDV) Psalm 51:14 Save me from the guilt of bloodshed, God – God of my salvation – and my tongue will sing of your righteousness. Psalm 51:15 Lord, open my lips, and my mouth … Continue reading

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results of forgiveness

results of forgiveness Psalm 51:12-13 (JDV) Psalm 51:12 Restore the joy of your deliverance to me, and sustain me by giving me a generous breath. Psalm 51:13 Then I will teach the rebellious your ways, and those who fail will … Continue reading

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creation and renewal

creation and renewal Psalm 51:10-11 (JDV) Psalm 51:10 God, create a clean heart for me and renew a steadfast breath within me. Psalm 51:11 Do not banish me from your presence or take your Sacred Breath from me. creation and … Continue reading

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cleansing and joy

cleansing and joy Psalm 51:7-9 (JDV) Psalm 51:7 Cleanse me with hyssop, and I will be clean; wash me, and I will be whiter than snow. Psalm 51:8 Let me hear joy and gladness; let the bones you have crushed … Continue reading

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war inside

war inside Psalm 51:5-6 (JDV) Psalm 51:5 Notice, I was guilty when I was born; I was sinful when my mother conceived me. Psalm 51:6 Notice, you desire integrity in the inner self, and you teach me wisdom deep within. … Continue reading

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losing God

losing God Psalm 51:3-4 (JDV) Psalm 51:3 You see, I am aware of my rebellion, and my sin is always in front of me. 12 Superscription: For the choir director. A psalm of David, when the prophet Nathan came to … Continue reading

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