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38 Bible Verses about Revival, Nature Of
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O Shepherd of Israel, give ear, Thou who leddest forth Joseph like a rock, Thou who art throned on the cherubim, appear! Before Ephraim and Benjamin and Manasseh, stir up thy strength, And come! to our salvation. O God, bring us back, And light up thy face, That we may be saved.read more.
O Yahweh, God of hosts! How long hast thou been wroth with the prayer of thy people? Thou hast fed them with the food of tears, And hast caused them to drink the water of weeping in threefold abundance. Thou dost make us an object of contention to our neighbours, And, our foes, find mockery for themselves. O God of hosts, bring us back, And light up thy face, That we may be saved. A vine out of Egypt, thou didst remove, Thou didst cast out nations, and plant it; Thou didst make a clear space before it, So it rooted well its roots, and filled up the land; Covered were the mountains with its shade, And, with its boughs, the mighty cedars. It thrust forth its branches as far as the sea, - And, unto the River, its shoots. Wherefore hast thou broken down its fences, So that all who pass along the way, pluck its fruit? The boar out of the forest, browseth upon it, And, the wild beast of the field, pastureth thereon. O God of hosts, return, we pray thee, - Look down out of the heavens, and see, And inspect this vine: Yea the stock which thy right hand planted, Even upon the son thou didst secure for thyself. To be burned with fire, it is cut down, - At the rebuke of thy countenance, they will perish. Let thy hand be, Upon the Man of thy right hand, Upon the Son of Man thou didst secure for thyself;
if my people upon whom my Name is called shall humble themselves, and pray and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways, then will, I myself, hear out of the heavens, and forgive their sin, and heal their land.
When they sin against thee - for there is, no son of earth, that sinneth not, and thou shalt be angry with them, and deliver them up before an enemy, - who shall carry them away as their captives, into the land of the enemy, far or near; and they come back to their right mind, in the land whither they have been taken captive, - and so turn and make supplication unto thee, in the land of their captors, saying, We have sinned and done perversely, we have been lawless; and so they turn unto thee with all their heart, and with all their soul, in the land of their enemies, who have carried them away captive, - and pray unto thee in the direction of their own land, which thou gavest unto their fathers, the city which thou hast chosen, and the house which I have built for thy Name,read more.
then wilt thou hearken in the heavens, the settled place of thine abode, unto their prayer, and unto their supplication, - and maintain their cause; and grant forgiveness to thy people, who have sinned against thee, even as to all their transgressions wherein they have transgressed against thee, - and grant them compassion before their captors, so that they may have compassion upon them;
When the heavens are shut up and there is no rain, because they have been sinning against thee, - and they shall pray towards this place, and shall confess thy Name, from their sin, shall return, because thou hast been afflicting them, then wilt, thou thyself, hear out of the heavens and forgive the sin of thy servants, and thy people Israel, that thou mayest direct them into the good way, wherein they should walk, - and give rain, upon thy land, which thou hast given unto thy people, for an inheritance?
Would that thou hadst rent the heavens, hadst come down, At thy presence, had mountains, quaked: As fire kindleth brushwood, As fire causeth, water, to boil, So if thou wouldst make known thy Name to thine adversaries, At thy presence, nations, would tremble. When thou didst fearful things we could not expect, Thou earnest down at thy presence, mountains, quaked.read more.
Although from age-past times It was never heard, It was not perceived by the ear, - Neither did, the eye, ever see - That, a god besides thee, could work for the man who waited for him, Yet didst thou meet Him who was rejoicing and working righteousness, Even them who in thy ways, remembered thee, - Lo! thou, hast been vexed, And truly we had sinned, Among them, was the prospect of an age to come , That we might be saved. But we have become as one unclean all of us, And, as a garment polluted, were all our righteous doings, - And so we faded like a leaf all of us, And, our iniquity, as a wind, carried us away; And there was none To call upon thy Name, To rouse himself to lay firm hold on thee, - For thou hadst hidden thy face from us, And hadst made us despond, by means of our iniquity.
Repent ye, therefore, and turn, - unto the blotting out of your sins; to the end that in that case, there may come seasons of refreshing from the face of the Lord,
When I kept silence, my bones became worn out, Through my groaning all the day; For, day and night, heavy upon me, was thy hand, - Changed was my life-sap into the drought of summer. Selah. My sin, would I own unto thee, and, mine iniquity, not hide, I said, I will confess my transgressions unto Yahweh, And, thou, didst forgive the iniquity of my sin. Selah.
For, thus, saith he that is high and lifted up - Inhabiting futurity, And, holy, is his name: A high and holy place, will I inhabit, Also with the crushed and lowly in spirit, To revive the spirit of the lowly, and To revive the heart of them who are crushed; -
For Yahweh is taking pleasure in his people, He will beautify humbled ones with victory.
For, all these things, hath mine own hand made, And all these things came into being, - Declareth Yahweh. But for this one, will I look around, For him who is humbled and smitten in spirit, And so careth anxiously for my word.
Wherewith, shall I come before Yahweh? bow myself to God on high? Shall I come before him with ascending-sacrifice? with calves of a year old? Will Yahweh, be pleased, with thousands of rams? with myriads of torrents of oil? Shall I give my firstborn for my transgression? the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul? He hath told thee, O son of earth, what is good, - what then is, Yahweh, seeking of thee, but, to do justice, to delight in lovingkindness, and humbly to walk with thy God?
When he saw that there was no mighty man, Then was he astonished that there was none to interpose, - So his own arm brought him salvation, And his own righteousness, the same, upheld him;
and will give them a heart to know, me, that, I, am Yahweh, So shall they become my people, And, I, will become their God; for they will return unto me with all their heart.
Behold me! laying upon her a bandage of healing, so will I heal them, - And will reveal to them abundance of prosperity and truth; And I will bring back Them of the captivity of Judah, and Them of the captivity of Israel, - And I will build them, as at the first; And I will purify them, from all their iniquity wherewith they have sinned against me, - And I will grant pardon for all their iniquities Wherewith they have sinned against me, and Wherewith they have transgressed against me;read more.
So shall she become to me - A name of joy, A praise and An adorning, To all the nations of the earth, - Who will hear all the good which I am doing them, And will dread and be deeply moved over all the good and over all the prosperity which I am causing her.
Not by works which we had done in righteousness, but, according to his mercy, he saved us - through means of the bathing of a new birth, and the moulding anew of Holy Spirit. -
Because, this, is the covenant which I will make with the house of Israel, after those days, saith the Lord: - giving my laws into their understanding, upon their hearts also, will I inscribe them: and I will become their God, and, they, shall become my people; And in nowise shall they teach - every one his fellow-citizen, and every one his brother, saying, - Get to know the Lord! Because, all, shall know me, from the least unto the greatest of them; Because, propitious, will I be as to their unrighteousnesses, and, of their sins, in nowise will I be mindful, any more.
For, this, is the covenant which I will solemnize with the house of Israel after those days Declareth Yahweh, I will put my law within them, Yea, on their heart, will I write it, - So will I become their God, And they shall become my people. Then shall they no longer teach Every man his neighbour, and Every man his brother, saying, Know ye Yahweh, - For, they all, shall know me, From the least of them Even unto the greatest of them, Declareth Yahweh, For I will forgive their iniquity, And their sin, will I remember, no more.
And I will give them another heart, And a new spirit, will I put within you, - And will take away the heart of stone out of their e flesh, and give them a heart of flesh:
And they went on to give constant attention - unto the teaching of the apostles, and unto the fellowship, unto the breaking of bread, and unto the prayers. And there came on every soul, fear, and, many wonders and signs, through means of the apostles, were coming to pass. And, all who believed, with one accord, began to hold all things common;read more.
and, their possessions and goods, were they selling and distributing them unto all, in so far as anyone had need. And, daily giving attendance with one intent in the temple and, at home, breaking bread, they were partaking of food with exultation and singleness of heart; Praising God, and having favour with all the people. And, the Lord, was adding them who were being saved, daily, together.
I exhort you, therefore, I, the prisoner in the Lord, to walk in a manner worthy of the calling wherewith ye were called: - With all lowliness and meekness, with long suffering, bearing one with another in love, Giving diligence to keep - the oneness of the Spirit in the uniting-bond of peace, -
So that ye became an ensample unto all who were coming to the faith, in Macedonia and in Achaia: From you, in fact, hath sounded forth the word of the Lord - not only m Macedonia and in Achaia, but, in every place, your faith which is toward God, hath gone forth, so that, no need, have we to be saying anything;
Then were moved to prophesy, Haggai the prophet, and Zechariah son of Iddo, the prophets, unto the Jews who were in Judaea and in Jerusalem, - in the name of the God of Israel, unto them. Then arose - Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, and Jeshua son of Jozadak, and began to build the house of God, which was in Jerusalem, - and, with them, were the prophets of God, strengthening them.
Then hearkened Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, and Jehoshua son of Jehozadak the high priest, and all the remnant of the people, unto the voice of Yahweh their God, and unto the words of Haggai the prophet, as Yahweh their God, had sent him, - and the people, stood in awe, before Yahweh. Then spake Haggai the messenger of Yahweh, in the message of Yahweh, to the people saying, - I, am with you, Declareth Yahweh. Thus did Yahweh, stir up - the spirit of Zerubbabel son of Shealtiel, pasha of Judah, and the spirit of Jehoshua son of Jehozadak the high priest, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people, - and they came in and did service in the house of Yahweh of hosts their God:read more.
on the twenty-fourth day of the month, in the sixth month, - in the second year of Darius the king.
and spake unto Moses, saying, More than enough, are the people bringing in, - more than is needed for the service pertaining to the work; which Yahweh hath commanded to be done.
Then offered they willingly - the ancestral rulers and the rulers of the tribes of Israel, and the rulers of thousands and hundreds, even to the rulers of the work of the king; and gave for the service of the house of God, of gold, five thousand talents and ten thousand drams, and, of silver, ten thousand talents, and, of bronze, eighteen thousand talents, - and, of iron, one hundred thousand talents. And, every one with whom were found precious stones, gave to the treasure of the house of Yahweh, - unto the hand of Jehiel the Gershonite.read more.
So the people rejoiced because they willingly offered, for, with a perfect heart, offered they willingly unto Yahweh, - moreover also, David the king, rejoiced with great joy.
also the portion of the king out of his own substance, for the ascending-sacrifices, - even for the ascending-sacrifices of the morning and of the evening, and the ascending-sacrifices for the sabbaths, and for the new moons and for the appointed feasts, - as written in the law of Yahweh. And he bade the people who were dwelling in Jerusalem give the portion of the priests and the Levites, - to the end they might persevere in the law of Yahweh. And, as soon as the thing spread abroad, the sons of Israel caused to abound the firstfruit of corn, new wine, and oil, and honey, and all the increase of the field,-yea, the tithe of all - in abundance, brought they in.read more.
And, as for the sons of Israel and Judah who were dwelling in the cities of Judah, even they, a tithe of oxen, and sheep, and a tithe of hallowed things, which had been hallowed unto Yahweh their God, did bring in and pile up - heaps, heaps. In the third month, began they the heaps, at the foundation, - and, in the seventh, they finished. And Hezekiah and the rulers came, and saw the heaps, - and blessed Yahweh, and his people Israel.
And one from among them, by name Agabus, rising up, gave a sign, through means of the Spirit, that, a great famine, was coming over all the inhabited earth; which, indeed, came to pass under Claudius. And, according as any one of the disciples was being prospered, they each one of them set apart something for ministering, to send unto the brethren, who dwelt in Jerusalem; - Which thing they also did, sending it unto the Elders, through the hand of Barnabas and Saul.
And, when they made responses in offering praise and in giving thanks unto Yahweh - For he is good, for, age-abiding, is his lovingkindness, upon Israel, then, all the people, shouted with a great shout, in offering praise unto Yahweh, over the laying of the foundation of the house of Yahweh.
Thou shalt say, therefore, in that day, I will praise thee, O Yahweh! Though thou hast been angry with me, Thine anger turneth back. And thou dost comfort me. Lo, GOD is my salvation! I will trust and not dread, - For, my might and melody, is Yah, Yahweh, And he hath become mine, by salvation. Therefore shall ye draw water, with rejoicing, - out of the fountains of salvation.read more.
And ye shall say in that day, Praise Yahweh. Gall upon his Name, Make known among the peoples, his doings, - Bring to remembrance that, exalted, is his Name! Praise in song Yahweh, For a splendid thing, hath he done, - Well known, is this in all the earth. Make shrill thy voice and sing out thou inhabitress of Zion, - That great in the midst of thee, is the Holy One of Israel.
And the word of the Lord went on to be carried through the whole country. But, the Jews, urged on the devout women of the higher class, and the chief men of the city, and roused up a persecution against Paul and Barnabas, - and thrust them out from their bounds. But they, shaking off the dust of their feet against them, came into Iconium.read more.
And, the disciples, were filled with joy, and with Holy Spirit.
Wilderness and parched land, shall be glad for them, - And the waste plain, shall exult, and blossom as the lily: It shall, blossom abundantly, and exult, Yea with exultation and shouts of triumph, The glory of Lebanon, hath been given to it, The splendour of Carmel, and Sharon, - They, shall see the glory of Yahweh, the splendour of our God. Strengthen ye the weak hands, - The trembling knees, make ye firm:read more.
Say to the hurried in heart, Be strong, Do not fear, - Lo! your God, with avenging, doth come, With the recompence of God, He, doth come to save you. Then, shall be opened the eyes of the blind, - And, the ears of the deaf, be unstopped: Then, shall leap as a hart the lame, Then shall shout the tongue of the dumb, For, there have broken forth - In the desert - waters, And streams, in the waste plain: Then shall the glowing sand, become a lake, And thirsty ground - springs of water, - In the home of the wild dog - its lair, Shall he an enclosure for cane and paper - reed. And there shall be there, a raised way - even a high road, And the Highroad of Holiness, shall it be called, There shall not pass over it one who is unclean; But He Himself, shall be one of them travelling the road, And the perverse, shall not stray thereinto . There shall be, there, no lion, Nor shall ravenous beast, go up thereon, It shall not be found, there, - Thus, shall travel the redeemed; And the ransomed of Yahweh! shall return, And shall enter Zion with shouting, With gladness age-abiding, upon their head, Joy and gladness shall overtake them, And sorrow and sighing, shall flee away.
And, Philip, going down unto the city of Samaria, proclaimed unto them the Christ. And the multitudes began to give heed unto the things that were being spoken by Philip, with one accord, when they heard him, and saw the signs which he was working. For, from many who had impure spirits, shouting with a loud voice, they were going out, and, many that were paralysed and lame, were cured.read more.
And there came to be great joy in that city.