Acts 5 – the sequel

After Acts 4, you’d think the issue would have been settled, right? The apostles were being witnesses in the power of the Holy Spirit (with great signs and wonders) and the Temple establishment was incapable of stopping them, right? But But the Jerusalem leaders aren’t going down without a fight. Luke reminds us of their self-centred motives:

5:17 Then the high priest and all his associates, who were members of the party of the Sadducees, were filled with jealousy.

So what do they do?

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