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Acts 5:1 (show verse)

But a certain man named Ananias, with Sapphira his wife, sold a possession,

Acts 5:2 (show verse)

and kept back part of the price, his wife also being privy to it, and brought a certain part, and laid it at the apostles feet.

Acts 5:3 (show verse)

But Peter said, Ananias, why hath Satan filled thy heart to lie to the Holy Spirit, and to keep back part of the price of the land?
Adversary » Power of » Instigating men to sin
Ananias » Covetous » member of church » Jerusalem
Bible stories for children » Three young men who would not bend, budge, or burn da 3 » The fatal lie
Falsehood » Instances of » Ananias and sapphira falsely state that they had sold their land for a given sum
Heart » The unregenerate » Is diabolical
Holy spirit » Believers in the early church baptized with » The sin against
Holy spirit » Sin against
Holy spirit » As called God
Hypocrites » Exemplified » Ananias
Land » Bought and sold
Lying » The devil excites men to
Offences against the holy ghost » Exhibited in » Lying to him
Peter » Foretells the death of ananias and sapphira
Reproof » Of those who offend, a warning to others
Sapphira » Falsehood and death of
Satan » Vanquished promises of ultimate triumph » Instigating men to sin
Satan » The prince » Satan
Satan's » Work » Instigating men to sin
Serpent » Power of » Instigating men to sin
Sin » Against the spirit
Spirit » Believers in the early church baptized with » The sin against
Spirit » Quickeneth » Sin against
Tempter » Power of » Instigating men to sin
The Devil » The wicked » Possessed by
Titles and names of the holy ghost » God
God, Trinity » Divine titles applied to the three persons in
Unpardonable sin » The sin against the holy spirit
Vows » Instances of » Of ananias and sapphira, in the dedication of the proceeds of the sale of their land
Women » Instances of » Sapphira, in her blasphemous falsehood
satan's Work » Instigating men to sin

Acts 5:4 (show verse)

While it remained, did it not remain thine own? and after it was sold, was it not in thy power? How is it that thou hast conceived this thing in thy heart? thou has not lied unto men, but unto God.

Acts 5:5 (show verse)

And Ananias hearing these words fell down and gave up the ghost: and great fear came upon all that heard it.

Acts 5:6 (show verse)

And the young men arose and wrapped him round, and they carried him out and buried him.

Acts 5:7 (show verse)

And it was about the space of three hours after, when his wife, not knowing what was done, came in.

Acts 5:8 (show verse)

And Peter answered unto her, Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much. And she said, Yea, for so much.

Acts 5:9 (show verse)

But Peter'said unto her, How is it that ye have agreed together to try the Spirit of the Lord? behold, the feet of them that have buried thy husband are at the door, and they shall carry thee out.

Acts 5:10 (show verse)

And she fell down immediately at his feet, and gave up the ghost: and the young men came in and found her dead, and they carried her out and buried her by her husband.

Acts 5:11 (show verse)

And great fear came upon the whole church, and upon all that heard these things.

Acts 5:12 (show verse)

And by the hands of the apostles were many signs and wonders wrought among the people; and they were all with one accord in Solomon's porch.

Acts 5:13 (show verse)

But of the rest durst no man join himself to them: howbeit the people magnified them;

Acts 5:14 (show verse)

and believers were the more added to the Lord, multitudes both of them and women;

Acts 5:15 (show verse)

insomuch that they even carried out the sick into the streets, and laid them on beds and couches, that, as Peter came by, at the least his shadow might overshadow some one of them.

Acts 5:16 (show verse)

And there also came together the multitudes from the cities round about Jerusalem, bring sick folk, and them that were vexed with unclean spirits: and they were healed every one.

Acts 5:17 (show verse)

But the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him (which is the sect of the Sadducees), and they were filled with jealousy,

Acts 5:18 (show verse)

and laid hands on the apostles, and put them in public ward.

Acts 5:19 (show verse)

But an angel of the Lord by night opened the prison doors, and brought them out, and said,

Acts 5:20 (show verse)

Go ye, and stand and speak in the temple to the people all the words of this Life.

Acts 5:21 (show verse)

And when they heard this , they entered into the temple about daybreak, and taught. But the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison-house to have them brought.

Acts 5:22 (show verse)

But the officers that came found them not in the prison; and they returned, and told,

Acts 5:23 (show verse)

saying, The prison-house we found shut in all safety, and the keepers standing at the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within.

Acts 5:24 (show verse)

Now when the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these words, they were much perplexed concerning them whereunto this would grow.

Acts 5:25 (show verse)

And there came one and told them, Behold, the men whom ye put in the prison are in the temple standing and teaching the people.

Acts 5:26 (show verse)

Then went the captain with the officers, and brought them, but without violence; for they feared the people, lest they should be stoned.

Acts 5:27 (show verse)

And when they had brought them, they set them before the council. And the high priest asked them,

Acts 5:28 (show verse)

saying, We strictly charged you not to teach in this name: and behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your teaching, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us.

Acts 5:29 (show verse)

But Peter and the apostles answered and said, We must obey God rather than men.

Acts 5:30 (show verse)

The God of our fathers raised up Jesus, whom ye slew, hanging him on a tree.

Acts 5:31 (show verse)

Him did God exalt with his right hand to be a Prince and a Saviour, to give repentance to Israel, and remission of sins.
The atonement » Ministers should fully set forth
Christ » Divinity » Christ's Dominion » Exaltation » Heavenly places
Christ » His foreknowledge » His lordship
Christ » Lord » His lordship
Christ » Saviour » Came to earth to be
Christian ministers » Faithful » Apostles
Christian ministers » Instances of persecution » Apostles
Confessing Christ » Exemplified » Apostles
Courage » Instances of personal bravery » The apostles, under persecution
Court » Accused spoke in his own defense
Divinity » His foreknowledge » His lordship
Exaltation » God the father exalting jesus Christ
Forgiveness » The forgiveness of sins coming through the blood of jesus Christ
Holy spirit » The holy spirit witnessing
Holy spirit » What the holy spirit is
Holy spirit » Who the holy spirit is given to
Jesus Christ » Power of, to forgive sins
Jesus Christ » Names of » prince
Pardon » Is granted » On the exaltation of Christ
Persecution » Instances of » Of the apostles
Peter » Imprisoned and scourged; his defense before the council
Power » Of Christ » Forgiving sins
The power of Christ » Exhibited in » Forgiving sins
Priest » Miscellaneous facts concerning » Reprove and threaten peter and john
Prisoners » Apostles
Repentance » Jesus Christ coming to call sinners to repentance
Repentance » Christ exalted to give
Sadducees » Persecute the apostles
Salvation » Christ » Exalted to give
Jesus Christ, Savior » Came to earth to be
Witness » Who is a witness of the lord
Witness » The holy spirit witnessing
Witness of the holy ghost » Borne to Christ » As exalted to be a prince and saviour to give repentance, &c

Acts 5:32 (show verse)

And we are witnesses of these things; and'so is the Holy Spirit, whom God hath given to them that obey him.

Acts 5:33 (show verse)

But they, when they heard this, were cut to the heart, and minded to slay them.

Acts 5:34 (show verse)

But there stood up one in the council, a Pharisee, named Gamaliel, a doctor of the law, had in honor of all the people, and commanded to put the men forth a little while.

Acts 5:35 (show verse)

And he said unto them, Ye men of Israel, take heed to yourselves as touching these men, what ye are about to do.

Acts 5:36 (show verse)

For before these days rose up Theudas, giving himself out to be somebody; to whom a number of men, about four hundred, joined themselves: who was slain; and all, as many as obeyed him, were dispersed, and came to nought.

Acts 5:37 (show verse)

After this man rose up Judas of Galilee in the days of the enrolment, and drew away'some of the people after him: he also perished; and all, as many as obeyed him, were scattered abroad.

Acts 5:38 (show verse)

And now I say unto you, Refrain from these men, and let them alone: for if this counsel or this work be of men, it will be overthrown:

Acts 5:39 (show verse)

but if it is of God, ye will not be able to overthrow them; lest haply ye be found even to be fighting against God.

Acts 5:40 (show verse)

And to him they agreed: and when they had called the apostles unto them, they beat them and charged them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go.

Acts 5:41 (show verse)

They therefore departed from the presence of the council, rejoicing that they were counted worthy to suffer dishonor for the Name.

Acts 5:42 (show verse)

And every day, in the temple and at home, they ceased not to teach and to preach Jesus as the Christ.