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

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  • The next passage concerns a man named Ananias and his wife Sapphira, who sold their property but secretly kept some of the proceeds for themselves.

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  • Ananias and Sapphira, observing this phenomenon, came up with a secret plan whereby they could gain the esteem and the approval of the early church community, but avoid the cost of actually giving the full price of the property that they were about to sell.

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  • The sin of Ananias and Sapphira was an attempt to feign or fake love and spirituality for the approval of people.

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  • In this setting, Acts 5 opens with a story of a couple named Ananias and Sapphira.

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  • A few hours later, when his wife, Sapphira, arrives, Peter seeks to find out if she was a part of the plot or simply an innocent bystander.

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  • Or in the New Testament consider Ananias and Sapphira who were killed for lying about the offering they gave to God.

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  • Oh, and even a dragon - though it's a diseased and murderous beast that doesn't bear much resemblance to Sapphira.

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  • The Harry Potter dragons were very good, the best I'd seen up til that point, but I think Sapphira beat 'em out.

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  • He says, that the sentence pronounced by Peter on Ananias and Sapphira was executed by God Himself, β€œin the very terms and forms of spiritual jurisdiction.”

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  • She was the wife of Ananias. They were miraculously punished with sudden death by St. Peter for hypocrisy and falshood.

    February 21, 2012