What Ananias and Sapphira did was wrong because they lied to God.
The root of lack of integrity is basic idolatry.
a. The reason why anyone would not have integrity is because they are not satisfied with what they have.
b. You think you can get what you want by being dishonest or immoral.
Different kinds of integrity (or lack thereof)
a. moral integrity (God's commandments regarding sex and marriage
b. integrity of word- things you say
c. financial integrity – how you handle money
d. personal integrity – friendships and relationships
Lack of integrity brings death of many kinds.
How to keep from hypocrisy
1. Stop comparing yourself to other people.
a. you will feel jealous and insecure or.....
b. it's easy to justify the sin in your life.
2. Get rid of the personal garbage that pollutes your life.
Identify those things in your life that are contradictory to the ways of God.