Book of Acts
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The incident as fact; were Ananias and Sapphira damned? the reality of the spiritual realm; carnal man and spiritual things; the supernatural element of the Church.
Ananias and Sapphira : no natural explanation; the problem in the heart of men; the wrong view of the powers against us; the Hope of the world : Jesus ; Son of God.
Modern man has lost appreciation of the supernatural; belief and unbelief are both systems of truth; four enemies of man; four requisites to deal with them; the modern concept that knowledge is power; Christ; the answer to our needs.
Miracles; and their purpose in the early Church; miracles and belief; Ananias and Sapphira : a warning; Christianity and the element of fear.
The unchanging nature of unbelief; unbelief : is it intellectual? is it because of knowledge? unbelief is irrational; the reflection of God.
Unchanging man; unchanging Gospel; the Gospel not a quest for truth; the completeness of the Gospel; dangers of addition or subtraction; the command to preach the Gospel.
Christ; God's way of salvation; the world sees the Gospel as irrelevant; the glory of God not recognised by the world; 'human' saviours acceptable in society; contrast in style between the world's saviour and God's Saviour.
Man's understanding of his problem; some modern religious thought; a righteous and holy God; the God of justice.
The message that man dislikes; repentance in the New Testament; no salvation without repentance; repentance defined.
Justification explained; man's problem : pride; the robe of righteousness; justification in Scripture; alive unto God.