The Death of Ananias and Sapphira

September 9, 2018 ()

Bible Text: Acts 5:1-11 |

Series:

Northwest Bible Church - Sept. 9, 2018 - Book of Acts - Alan Conner

Acts 5:1-11

The Death of Ananias and Sapphira

Intro

A. THE CHARACTER OF THEIR SIN (Acts 5:1-11).

1. Filled with Satan (Acts 5:3).

2. Lying to the HS = God (Acts 5:3-4).

3. Collusion - with his wife’s full knowledge” (Acts 5:2).

4. To test the Spirit (Acts 5:9).

B. THE CONSEQUENCES OF THEIR SIN (Acts 5:5-6, 10).

1. Immediate death (Acts 5:5, 10).

2. The burial squad (Acts 5:6, 10).

3. Were they believers?

C. THE LESSONS FROM THEIR SIN (Acts 5:5, 10).

1. The seriousness of sin.

a. “kept back”(Acts 5:2-3) -

b. This sin was multi-faceted.

2. The schemes of Satan.

3. The judgment of God.

4. How to stand against Satan’s temptations.

Conclusion