Ananias


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a habitual liar (after a New Testament character who was struck dead for lying)

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Aware of Paul's bounty-hunting reputation, Ananias was, first, incredulous, then, sceptical and, finally, submissive and obedient to the Voice.
Furthermore, the sin of Ananias and Sapphira was fraud and lying to the Holy Spirit.
A few chapters after the Pentecost account the reader meets Ananias and his wife, both of whom died suddenly because they withheld resources from the community in order to keep something for themselves.
There is nothing new in this; clerical corruption, widely defined, has been present since the earliest Christians met in upper rooms; see the story of Ananias and Sapphira in The Acts of the Apostles.
In Acts 9, Jesus bids Ananias to visit Saul, formerly the zealous persecutor of the new Christian sect but soon to be Paul, the apostle to the Gentiles.
17, 1998, have suggested that the Church has the right to put persons to death because Ananias and his wife Sapphira were struck down for trying to deceive St.
Furthermore, the `lowly' Ananias likely administered Paul's baptism (Acts 9:18).
Mi syrthiodd Ananias yn farw - Seffora ei wraig hefyd - pan gawsant eu dal yn dwued celwydd ar ol rhyw fisdimanars ynglyn a gwerthu darn o dir.
When Ananias imposes hands on Paul, he regains his sight and receives the Holy Spirit.
In contrast, Paul is baptized by Ananias in Damascus during his conversion (Acts 9:19).
Halim, chief executive officer, Stephen Ananias, chief financial officer, and Kevin Trosian, vice president, business development and investor relations, will be meeting with investors at the Stifel Technology Conference 2013 on February 5, 2013 in San Francisco.
Two Paralympic athletes, Martin Aloysious and Ananias Shikongo who will both compete in the 100m, 200m and 400m events, were part of the group of athletes who turned up at the event.
Saul regains his sight through the Lord's servant Ananias, is baptized and lives among the disciples in Damascus.
AaThe ancient city is abundant with churches and cathedrals such as Bab Kisan and Ananias as well as many other patriarchates.