The believers share their possessions
Acts 4:32-35 Over the next two or three years, the believers continue to share their possessions and distribute the proceeds of land and property sales amongst the less wealthy believers.
Acts 4:36-37 Joseph (nicknamed Barnabas – ‘Son of Encouragement’), a Levite from Cyprus who assists in the Temple at Jerusalem, sells some land and brings the money to the apostles for distribution to the poor (see Acts 9:26-27 & 13:2-3).
A colonnade on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem (Acts 5:12)
Acts 5:1-11 Ananias and his wife Sapphira also sell a property but they lie about the amount of money raised. Both die shortly after lying to the Holy Spirit.
Acts 5:12-16 The believers continue to meet under Solomon’s Colonnade on the eastern side of the outer Temple courtyard (see Map 12). People from surrounding towns bring the sick and demon-possessed to Jerusalem to be healed.
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