Acts 5:1-5a NIV
1) Now a man named Ananias, together with his wife Sapphira, also sold a piece of property.
2) With his wife's full knowledge he kept back part of the money for himself, but brought the rest and put it at the apostles' feet.
3) Then Peter said, "Ananias, how is it that Satan has so filled your heart that you have lied to the Holy Spirit and have kept for yourself some of the money you received for the land?
4) Didn't it belong to you before it was sold? And after it was sold, wasn't the money at your disposal? What made you think of doing such a thing? You have not lied to men but to God."
5a) When Ananias heard this, he fell down and died.
Yeah, OK, but today lies are not as important to God. Nobody's been killed like that lately. Anyway, everybody's doing it! I know some people who say they love Jesus and can't be trusted at all. Look around, nobody gives important stuff to God anymore. I think He just wants us to look and feel good, no matter how selfish we really are. You see, He understands that ...