Ananias and Sapphira Bible Story Summary and Commentary


What is the story of Ananias and Sapphira all about? Here’s an account of their story from Scripture with a commentary that follows.Before Ananias and Sapphira Chapter divisions where a product of Bible scholars and we can tell that the story of Ananias and Sapphira didn’t actually begin where their name is first mentioned in Acts 5 because Acts 5:1 says “But a man named Ananias, with his wife Sapphira” so we must turn back to the last few verses of Acts 4 to see where the story swings into … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Widows


Here are my top 7 Bible verses that I could find that have special meaning about widows and how God has great concern for them.James 1:27 “Religion that is pure and undefiled before God, the Father, is this: to visit orphans and widows in their affliction, and to keep oneself unstained from the world.” Is there any better definition of what pure religion is in the Bible? I’m not sure there is. The idea of the word “pure” means without hidden motives and motivated only by the desire to extend … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Orphans


God is highly concerned about orphans. Here are 7 of the top Bible verses about orphans.Psalm 68:5 “Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation.” What a tender side of God this is Who is a Father to the fatherless (orphans) and protector of the widows. Most of the world seems to ignore the widows and the orphans because they don’t seem to matter in this world. Those who teach and preach the health, wealth, and prosperity gospel, which as Paul wrote, is not … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Not Giving Up


Here are 7 Bible verses that I hope can help you not ever give up on God because He never gives up on you.Deuteronomy 31:8 “It is the LORD who goes before you. He will be with you; he will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.” This verse reminds me of God going with Israel through the wilderness and made me think of Exodus 13:21 “And the LORD went before them by day in a pillar of cloud to lead them along the way, and by night in a pillar of fire to give them light, that … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About God’s Creation


Here are my top 7 Bible verses about God’s creation and God as Creator. Psalm 19:1 “The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.” Anyone that goes out on a starry night must stand amazed at the expanse or size of the universe. Since the universe cannot be measured by man, its Creator must be so much bigger. Indeed, “In the beginning you laid the foundations of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands” (Psalm 102:25). Isaiah writes “Who has measur … [Read more...]

Top 7 Bible Verses About Holiness


Here are 7 of the top Bible verses about the holiness of God and the goal of living holy lives before God.Isaiah 6:3 “And one called to another and said: “Holy, holy, holy is the Lord of hosts; the whole earth is full of his glory!” This may be the greatest attribute of God that there is. In the Jewish language, mentioning something twice is the putting the greatest emphasis that there can be on something which is why Jesus often said, “Truly, truly” or “verily, verily” because He was about … [Read more...]