were ananias and sapphira christians

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  • Why did Ananias and Sapphira die?

  • Ananias and Sapphira died because they lied. The enemy cannot stand in the presence of God. Neither can we without the redemptive work of Jesus. This was not the first time they lied. Lying is very serious. In fact, Revelation 21:27 says there are not and will never be liars in heaven.

  • Who was Ananias in the Bible?

  • Dictionaries – Easton’s Bible Dictionary – Ananias. Ananias [N] [H] [S] a common Jewish name, the same as Hananiah. One of the members of the church at Jerusalem, who conspired with his wife Sapphira to deceive the brethren, and who fell down and immediately expired after he had uttered the falsehood ( Acts 5:5 ).

  • Was Ananias saved?

  • Yet it is made clear that, despite the severity of the punishment, the man himself was saved. But the question remains of whether Ananias and Sapphira were saved in the first place, as nothing in the text rules out their salvation, or indicates their possession of it.