Acts 5:17-28 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Imprisonment and Release 17 But the high priest rose up, along with all his associates (that is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy. 18 They laid hands on the apostles and put them in a public jail. 19 But during the night an angel of the […]

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The Perils of Pride

Acts 5:1-16 New American Standard Bible (NASB) Fate of Ananias and Sapphira 5 But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property,2 and kept back some of the price for himself, with his wife’s [a]full knowledge, and bringing a portion of it, he laid it at the apostles’ feet. 3 But Peter said, […]

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Hypocrisy Seeks to Destroy Missions

Acts 4:36-5:13 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 36 Now Joseph, a Levite of Cyprian birth, who was also called Barnabas by the apostles (which translated means Son of [a]Encouragement), 37 and who owned a tract of land, sold it and brought the money and laid it at the apostles’ feet. Fate of Ananias and Sapphira 5 But a […]

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Our Mission is the Great Commission

Acts 4:29-31 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 29 And [a]now, Lord, take note of their threats, and grant that Your bond-servants may speak Your word with all confidence, 30 while You extend Your hand to heal, and [b]signs and wonders take place through the name of Your holy [c]servant Jesus.” 31 And when they had prayed, the place […]

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Acts 4:23-31 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 23 When they had been released, they went to their own companions and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. 24 And when they heard this, they lifted their voices to God with one accord and said, “O [a]Lord, it is You who made […]

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Acts 4:23-31 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 23 When they had been released, they went to their own companions and reported all that the chief priests and the elders had said to them. 24 And when they heard this, they lifted their voices to God with one accord and said, “O [a]Lord, it is You who made […]

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Who’s on the Throne?

Acts 4:15-18 New American Standard Bible (NASB) 15 But when they had ordered them to leave the [a]Council, they began to confer with one another, 16 saying, “What shall we do with these men? For the fact that a noteworthy [b]miracle has taken place through them is apparent to all who live in Jerusalem, and we cannot […]

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