Acts 5:34-42 (ESV) 34 But a Pharisee in the council named Gamaliel, a teacher of the law held in honor by all the people, stood up and gave orders to put the men outside for a little while. and after it was sold, was it not in thine own power? 21 And when they heard that, they entered into the temple early in the morning, and taught. © 2005-2015 OpenThouMineEyes.com All Rights Reserved. This should not be, for Christ is building His church from every nation, tribe, and tongue. The full name of it is, The Acts Of The Apostles, but there are not many apostles mentioned in it. Church leaders perform more miracles and wind up in prison. 18 And laid their hands on the apostles, and put them in the common prison. Acts chapter 5 verses 33-42: We jump ahead a little in acts 5 so please read the whole chapter for yourselves. Acts 15:22-35 Reference: We have heard that some went out from us without our authorization and disturbed you, troubling your minds by what they said. If something is of man, it probably will not last. This sounds like the days of Jesus all over again, does it not? By Dennis J. why hast thou conceived this thing in thine heart? 24 Now when the high priest and the captain of the temple and the chief priests heard these things, they doubted of them whereunto this would grow. ... John 19:11, Matthew 22:21, Acts 5:29. God breaks them out, and the churc... Watch Devotional Jesus was eliminated from Earth, but not the attitude and hatred that had Him killed. 8 And Peter answered unto her, Tell me whether ye sold the land for so much? How few failures and disappointments we would have if we did the wise thing first. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Acts 5:12-33. 23 Saying, The prison truly found we shut with all safety, and the keepers standing without before the doors: but when we had opened, we found no man within. 25 Then came one and told them, saying, Behold, the men whom ye put in prison are standing in the temple, and teaching the people. You have not lied to men but to God. John Piper Mar 10, 1991 25 Shares Message. View Resource, Acts recounts the heroic deeds of the early church. Today’s Thought:  Ask the Spirit to make you always aware that God is on His throne. Do people think you’re ... Daily devotional sent via text from 6-7am; Subscribe. Ministries, relationships, business enterprises, and other endeavors have not succeeded because God was not in them. Acts 5:1-11 Restoring Integrity . But the high priest came, and they that were with him, and called the council together, and all the senate of the children of Israel, and sent to the prison to have them brought. 18 They arrested the apostles and put them in the public jail. Acts 12:1-19a Peter’s Miraculous Escape From Prison 12 It was about this time that King Herod arrested some who belonged to the church, intending to persecute them. Most people in the world have no experience of lasting joy in their lives. 17 ¶ Then the high priest rose up, and all they that were with him, (which is the sect of the Sadducees,) and were filled with indignation, and, behold, ye have filled Jerusalem with your doctrine, and intend to bring this man's blood upon us. The book of Acts is the action book of the New Testament, and it constitutes therefore one of the most exciting books of the Bible. Scripture Reading — Matthew 5:10-12; Acts 5:17-42. What a good point to keep in mind for a Christian. 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