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  • Put Away Your Suspicions And Be Like Ananias

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 64 ratings
     | 3,635 views

    Have you ever struggled to go out of your way to help people who are considered to be suspicious fellows? Imagine the hesitancy of Ananias when the Lord told him to render assistance to the murdering Saul of Tarsus.

    Illustration:A poor workman always finds fault with his tools. Bits & Pieces, May 1990, p. 10. Illustration:Ten Most Used Excuses: 1. I forgot. 2. No one told me to go ahead. 3. I didn’t think it was that important. 4. Wait until the boss comes back and ask him. 5. I didn’t know ...read more

  • The Devil Made Me Do It! Series

    Contributed by David Lansdown on Jul 14, 2002
    based on 47 ratings
     | 3,436 views

    Looking at the account of Ananias and Sapphira in four sections: 1. The Sin of Ananias and Sapphira, 2. The Courage of the Apostle Peter, 3. The Judgment of God, and 4. The Reaction of the people.

    THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT! Acts 5:1-11 INTRODUCTION That great preacher of old, Spurgeon said – and I quote, ‘Mark Antony once yoked two lions together and drove them through the streets of Rome, but no human skill can ever yoke together the Lion of the Tribe of Judah and the Lion of the Pit.’ ...read more

  • "Truth Or Consequences"

    Contributed by Robert Leroe on Jul 11, 2002
    based on 92 ratings
     | 4,590 views

    Ananias and Saphira were right to equate giving with spirituality, but wrong to think giving was a substitute for spirituality.

    “Truth and Consequences”(Ananius & Sapphira) Acts Rev Dr Robert G. Leroe Have you ever kept a gift that you had planned to give away? Acts 5 tells of such a gift. This incident reveals that even in the earliest days of the Church, New Testament believers were not a society of perfect people. ...read more

  • A Snake In The Garden Again

    Contributed by Phil Morgan on Apr 2, 2002
    based on 89 ratings
     | 4,448 views

    Just as he had spoiled the perfection of Eden, Satan attempted to disrupt the community of the early church through the Ananias & Sapphira incident.

    Turn with me again this morning to the Book of Acts. We’ve been talking about the Church, and last Sunday morning we were looking at the amazing life of the early church in it’s first days as it’s described in Acts 2 and 4. This morning I want to continue on where we left off, reading from the ...read more

  • "God Speaking"

    Contributed by Steven Kellett on Mar 10, 2002
    based on 146 ratings
     | 4,812 views

    Ananias hears God’s call - how he recognizes and reacts to God’s instructions.

  • The Problems Of Counterfeit Goodness

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 53 ratings
     | 1,459 views

    Many people practice counterfeiting without actually realizing what they are doing. A counterfeiter tries to make an imitation of something genuine to deceive, defraud or pretend something to be what it is not in reality. Ananias’s lie to the Holy Spirit

    1. Many people practice counterfeiting without actually realizing what they are doing. A counterfeiter tries to make an imitation of something genuine to deceive, defraud or pretend something to be what it is not in reality. Ananias’s lie to the Holy Spirit was probably the crowning act of a ...read more

  • Consequences For Spiritual Hypocrisy

    Contributed by Paul Fritz on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 75 ratings
     | 7,032 views

    Why do some people think that they can benefit from pretending to be something that they are not? Dishonesty is a serious sin against God. Ananias and Sapphira offered to sell their property and give the proceeds to the church, but they lied about giving

    1. Why do some people think that they can benefit from pretending to be something that they are not? Dishonesty is a serious sin against God. Ananias and Sapphira offered to sell their property and give the proceeds to the church, but they lied about giving all the money to God while keeping ...read more

  • Baptizing Into The Name... Series

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on May 8, 2001
    based on 174 ratings
     | 6,300 views

    The Great Commission is intriguing in what it says and what it doesn’t. Consider the mystery & the power of Christian baptism.

    OPENING: A drunk stumbled along a baptismal service on Sunday afternoon down by the river. He proceeded to walk down into the water and stood next to the Preacher. The minister turned and noticed the old drunk and said, "Mister, Are you ready to find Jesus?" The drunk looks back and says, "Yes, ...read more

  • The Calling Of God

    Contributed by David Dewitt on Dec 21, 2000
    based on 107 ratings
     | 1,437 views

    When God calls we must have the courage to obey

    The Calling of God Acts 9:10-19a March 29, 1998 Morning Service Introduction 1. The Statue of Christ: Strasbourg was bombed during WWII, a small church was destroyed during the bombing, the people went to inspect the damage, they saw a great deal of broken glass and rubble, the roof had ...read more

  • It Is Not A Good Idea To Lie To God! Series

    Contributed by John Hamby on Nov 14, 2000
    based on 117 ratings
     | 13,713 views

    Deals with the danger of spiritual deception.

    A Study of the Book of Acts Sermon # 11 “It is not a Good Idea to Lie to God!” Acts 5:1-11 Things were going great in the church. As we have seen in the previous study, verse 33 tells us that there was great power and great grace at work in the church. Satan, always the enemy of God’s ...read more

  • 3rd. Sunday Of Easter, Year C Series

    Contributed by Garth Wehrfritz- Hanson on Apr 16, 2001
    based on 179 ratings
     | 3,725 views

    God often works in ironic, paradoxical ways to carry out God’s will and purposes.

    Sermon for 3rd Sunday of Easter, Year C Based on Acts 9: 1-20 By Pastor Garth Wehrfritz-Hanson In our first lesson today, we learn once again that our God is a specialist in irony and paradox. My New Webster’s Dictionary And Thesaurus of the English Language defines irony and paradox ...read more

  • The Damascus Road Series

    Contributed by Darren Ethier on May 21, 2002
    based on 84 ratings
     | 9,039 views

    Part 4 of 4 of the series, Roads of Passion. Saul’s journey to Damascus was met with confrontation, change, and challenge. It is a journey we too need to face as Christians...

    The Damascus Road Acts 9:1-22 Read at beginning of service: Acts 9:1-22 (NIV) 1 Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest 2 and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who ...read more

  • We Need To Talk! Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on Mar 8, 2002
    based on 64 ratings
     | 4,464 views

    This sermon notes the kind of commitment that the early church had and the kind of commiment it takes to build a church today.

    We Need to Talk! Acts 4:32-5:11; Matthew 6:19-24 March 10, 2002 Intro: A. [Isn’t it Strange?, unknown author, submitted by Jerry Pearcy] Isn’t it strange how a 20 dollar bill seems like such a large amount when you donate it to church, but such a small amount when you go shopping? Isn’t ...read more

  • From Persecuting To Preaching Series

    Contributed by A. Todd Coget on May 24, 2002
    based on 59 ratings
     | 3,884 views

    This sermon illustrates the necessity of personal evangelism and our atttitudes towards it.

    From Persecuting to Preaching Acts 9:1-22 May 26, 2002 Intro: A. [Transformed by an Elevator, Citation: Owen Bourgaize, Castel, Guernsey, United Kingdom] A family from a remote area was making their first visit to a big city. They checked in to a grand hotel and stood in amazement at ...read more

  • In The Grip Of God's Grace

    Contributed by Daisy Barnum on Oct 18, 2000
    based on 131 ratings
     | 6,040 views

    Saul was from Tarsus of Cilicia and was born into a well to do home. Saul as a rabbi, was required t

    Saul was from Tarsus of Cilicia and was born into a well to do home. Saul as a rabbi, was required to learn a trade and so labored in the low-paying, menial task of tentmaking. But two facts demonstrate the social status of Saul's family, which are Saul's Roman citizenship and his opportunity to ...read more