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Scripture… As We Live It #59

Posted by on Jun 21, 2009 in as we live it, scripture | 3 comments

Here is the 59th passage in “Scripture… As We Live It“:

But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira, sold a piece of property, and with his wife’s knowledge he kept back for himself some of the proceeds (Acts 5:1-2 re-mix)

No changes required… we live by this one fairly consistently.


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  1. 6-21-2009

    Ooooooohhhhhhhhh snap! Alan, don’t pull any punches at all with that one! Funnily enough I was reflecting on the run up to this episode in the last verses of chapter 4 and what that has to say about Christian community. Still, ouch for hitting home with that re-mix!

  2. 6-21-2009

    The moral of that story is that it was his wife’s fault.

  3. 6-21-2009

    When Ananias heard these words, he fell down and breathed his last. And great fear came upon all who heard of it. (Acts 5:5 ESV)

    The story doesn’t end well. Not at all. :-)