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Acts 5

NIV 1 Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. NIV 1 Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property. NIV 2 With his wife's full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles' feet. NIV 2 With his wife's full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles' feet. NIV 3 Then Peter said, "Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land? NIV 3 Then Peter said, "Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land? NIV 4 Didn't it belong to you before it was sold? And after it was sold, wasn't the money at your disposal? What made you think of doing such a thing? You have not lied to men but to God." NIV 4 Didn't it belong to you before it was sold? And after it was sold, wasn't the money at your disposal? What made you think of doing such a thing? You have not lied to men but to God." NIV 5 When Ananias heard this, he fell down and died. And great fear seized all who heard what had happened. NIV 5 When Ananias heard this, he fell down and died. And great fear seized all who heard what had happened. NIV 6 Then the young men came forward, wrapped up his body, and carried him out and buried him. NIV 6 Then the young men came forward, wrapped up his body, and carried him out and buried him. NIV 7 About three hours later his wife came in, not knowing what had happened. NIV 7 About three hours later his wife came in, not knowing what had happened. NIV 8 Peter asked her, "Tell me, is this the price you and Ananias got for the land?" "Yes," she said, "that is the price." NIV 8 Peter asked her, "Tell me, is this the price you and Ananias got for the land?" "Yes," she said, "that is the price." NIV 9 Peter said to her, "How could you agree to test the Spirit of the Lord? Look! The feet of the men who buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out also." NIV 9 Peter said to her, "How could you agree to test the Spirit of the Lord? Look! The feet of the men who buried your husband are at the door, and they will carry you out also." NIV 10 At that moment she fell down at his feet and died. Then the young men came in and, finding her dead, carried her out and buried her beside her husband. NIV 10 At that moment she fell down at his feet and died. Then the young men came in and, finding her dead, carried her out and buried her beside her husband. NIV 11 Great fear seized the whole church and all who heard about these events. NIV 11 Great fear seized the whole church and all who heard about these events. NIV 12 The apostles performed many miraculous signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet together in Solomon's Colonnade. NIV 12 The apostles performed many miraculous signs and wonders among the people. And all the believers used to meet together in Solomon's Colonnade. NIV 13 No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. NIV 13 No one else dared join them, even though they were highly regarded by the people. NIV 14 Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to their number. NIV 14 Nevertheless, more and more men and women believed in the Lord and were added to their number. NIV 15 As a result, people brought the sick into the streets and laid them on beds and mats so that at least Peter's shadow might fall on some of them as he passed by. NIV 15 As a result, people brought the sick into the streets and laid them on beds and mats so that at least Peter's shadow might fall on some of them as he passed by. NIV 16 Crowds gathered also from the towns around Jerusalem, bringing their sick and those tormented by evil spirits, and all of them were healed. NIV 16 Crowds gathered also from the towns around Jerusalem, bringing their sick and those tormented by evil spirits, and all of them were healed. NIV 17 Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy. NIV 17 Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy. NIV 18 They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail. NIV 18 They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail. NIV 19 But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out. NIV 19 But during the night an angel of the Lord opened the doors of the jail and brought them out. NIV 20 "Go, stand in the temple courts," he said, "and tell the people the full message of this new life." NIV 20 "Go, stand in the temple courts," he said, "and tell the people the full message of this new life." NIV 21 At daybreak they entered the temple courts, as they had been told, and began to teach the people. When the high priest and his associates arrived, they called together the Sanhedrin--the full assembly of the elders of Israel--and sent to the jail for the apostles. NIV 21 At daybreak they entered the temple courts, as they had been told, and began to teach the people. When the high priest and his associates arrived, they called together the Sanhedrin--the full assembly of the elders of Israel--and sent to the jail for the apostles. NIV 22 But on arriving at the jail, the officers did not find them there. So they went back and reported, NIV 22 But on arriving at the jail, the officers did not find them there. So they went back and reported, NIV 23 "We found the jail securely locked, with the guards standing at the doors; but when we opened them, we found no one inside." NIV 23 "We found the jail securely locked, with the guards standing at the doors; but when we opened them, we found no one inside." NIV 24 On hearing this report, the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests were puzzled, wondering what would come of this. NIV 24 On hearing this report, the captain of the temple guard and the chief priests were puzzled, wondering what would come of this. NIV 25 Then someone came and said, "Look! The men you put in jail are standing in the temple courts teaching the people." NIV 25 Then someone came and said, "Look! The men you put in jail are standing in the temple courts teaching the people." NIV 26 At that, the captain went with his officers and brought the apostles. They did not use force, because they feared that the people would stone them. NIV 26 At that, the captain went with his officers and brought the apostles. They did not use force, because they feared that the people would stone them. NIV 27 Having brought the apostles, they made them appear before the Sanhedrin to be questioned by the high priest. NIV 27 Having brought the apostles, they made them appear before the Sanhedrin to be questioned by the high priest. NIV 28 "We gave you strict orders not to teach in this name," he said. "Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to make us guilty of this man's blood." NIV 28 "We gave you strict orders not to teach in this name," he said. "Yet you have filled Jerusalem with your teaching and are determined to make us guilty of this man's blood." NIV 29 Peter and the other apostles replied: "We must obey God rather than men! NIV 29 Peter and the other apostles replied: "We must obey God rather than men! NIV 30 The God of our fathers raised Jesus from the dead--whom you had killed by hanging him on a tree. NIV 30 The God of our fathers raised Jesus from the dead--whom you had killed by hanging him on a tree. NIV 31 God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might give repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel. NIV 31 God exalted him to his own right hand as Prince and Savior that he might give repentance and forgiveness of sins to Israel. NIV 32 We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him." NIV 32 We are witnesses of these things, and so is the Holy Spirit, whom God has given to those who obey him." NIV 33 When they heard this, they were furious and wanted to put them to death. NIV 33 When they heard this, they were furious and wanted to put them to death. NIV 34 But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, who was honored by all the people, stood up in the Sanhedrin and ordered that the men be put outside for a little while. NIV 34 But a Pharisee named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law, who was honored by all the people, stood up in the Sanhedrin and ordered that the men be put outside for a little while. NIV 35 Then he addressed them: "Men of Israel, consider carefully what you intend to do to these men. NIV 35 Then he addressed them: "Men of Israel, consider carefully what you intend to do to these men. NIV 36 Some time ago Theudas appeared, claiming to be somebody, and about four hundred men rallied to him. He was killed, all his followers were dispersed, and it all came to nothing. NIV 36 Some time ago Theudas appeared, claiming to be somebody, and about four hundred men rallied to him. He was killed, all his followers were dispersed, and it all came to nothing. NIV 37 After him, Judas the Galilean appeared in the days of the census and led a band of people in revolt. He too was killed, and all his followers were scattered. NIV 37 After him, Judas the Galilean appeared in the days of the census and led a band of people in revolt. He too was killed, and all his followers were scattered. NIV 38 Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail. NIV 38 Therefore, in the present case I advise you: Leave these men alone! Let them go! For if their purpose or activity is of human origin, it will fail. NIV 39 But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop these men; you will only find yourselves fighting against God." NIV 39 But if it is from God, you will not be able to stop these men; you will only find yourselves fighting against God." NIV 40 His speech persuaded them. They called the apostles in and had them flogged. Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go. NIV 40 His speech persuaded them. They called the apostles in and had them flogged. Then they ordered them not to speak in the name of Jesus, and let them go. NIV 41 The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name. NIV 41 The apostles left the Sanhedrin, rejoicing because they had been counted worthy of suffering disgrace for the Name. NIV 42 Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Christ. NIV 42 Day after day, in the temple courts and from house to house, they never stopped teaching and proclaiming the good news that Jesus is the Christ.