Ananias and Sapphira

But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, and with his wife's knowledge (A)he kept back for himself some of the proceeds and brought only a part of it and (B)laid it at the apostles' feet. But Peter said, “Ananias, why has (C)Satan filled your heart to lie (D)to the Holy Spirit and (E)to keep back for yourself part of the proceeds of the land? While it remained unsold, did it not remain your own? And after it was sold, was it not at your disposal? Why is it that you have contrived this deed in your heart? You have not lied to man but (F)to God.” When Ananias heard these words, he (G)fell down and breathed his last. And (H)great fear came upon all who heard of it. The young men rose and (I)wrapped him up and carried him out and buried him.

After an interval of about three hours his wife came in, not knowing what had happened. And Peter said to her, “Tell me whether you[a] sold the land for so much.” And she said, “Yes, for so much.” But Peter said to her, “How is it that you have agreed together (J)to test (K)the Spirit of the Lord? Behold, the feet of those who have buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out.” 10 Immediately she fell down at his feet and breathed her last. When the young men came in they found her dead, and they carried her out and buried her beside her husband. 11 And (L)great fear came upon the whole church and upon all who heard of these things.

Many Signs and Wonders Done

12 Now many signs and wonders were regularly done among the people (M)by the hands of the apostles. And they were all (N)together in (O)Solomon's Portico. 13 None of the rest dared join them, but (P)the people held them in high esteem. 14 And (Q)more than ever believers were added to the Lord, multitudes of both men and women,

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. Acts 5:8 The Greek for you is plural here

23 But if you will not do so, behold, you have sinned against the Lord, and (A)be sure your sin will find you out.

Read full chapter

27 (A)Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord (B)in an unworthy manner will be guilty concerning (C)the body and blood of the Lord. 28 (D)Let a person examine himself, then, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup. 29 For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment on himself.

Read full chapter

14 But each person is tempted when he is lured and enticed by his own desire. 15 Then desire (A)when it has conceived gives birth to sin, and (B)sin when it is fully grown brings forth death.

Read full chapter

16 If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask, and (A)God[a] will give him life—to those who commit sins that do not lead to death. (B)There is sin that leads to death; (C)I do not say that one should pray for that. 17 (D)All wrongdoing is sin, but there is sin that does not lead to death.

Read full chapter

Footnotes

  1. 1 John 5:16 Greek he

16 So Joshua rose early in the morning and brought Israel near tribe by tribe, and the tribe of Judah was taken.

Read full chapter

I Never Knew You

21 (A)“Not everyone who (B)says to me, ‘Lord, Lord,’ will (C)enter the kingdom of heaven, but the one who (D)does the will of my Father who is in heaven. 22 (E)On that day (F)many will say to me, ‘Lord, Lord, did we not (G)prophesy in your name, and cast out demons (H)in your name, and do many mighty works in your name?’ 23 (I)And then will I declare to them, ‘I (J)never knew you; (K)depart from me, (L)you workers of lawlessness.’

Read full chapter

Bible Gateway Recommends

ESV Study Bible, Black Genuine  Leather with Thumb Index
ESV Study Bible, Black Genuine Leather with Thumb Index
Retail: $109.99
Our Price: $57.99
Save: $52.00 (47%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV Student Study Bible (TruTone, Gray), Leather, imitation, Grey
ESV Student Study Bible (TruTone, Gray), Leather, imitation, Grey
Retail: $39.99
Our Price: $22.99
Save: $17.00 (43%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars
John, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal
John, ESV Illuminated Scripture Journal
Retail: $5.99
Our Price: $3.99
Save: $2.00 (33%)
ESV Pastor's Bible (TruTone, Brown) Imitation Leather
ESV Pastor's Bible (TruTone, Brown) Imitation Leather
Retail: $59.99
Our Price: $14.99
Save: $45.00 (75%)
4.5 of 5.0 stars
ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Personal Size Softcover
ESV MacArthur Study Bible, Personal Size Softcover
Retail: $34.99
Our Price: $14.99
Save: $20.00 (57%)
5.0 of 5.0 stars