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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