'Actions' in the Bible
Don't continue to talk proudly, and don't speak arrogantly, for the LORD is a God of knowledge, and by him actions are weighed.
Now, your majesty, as the LORD lives and as you live, the LORD has kept you from shedding blood and from delivering yourself by your own actions. Now, may your enemies and those seeking to do evil to your majesty be like Nabal.
Blessed be your good judgment, and blessed be you, who today stopped me from shedding blood and delivering myself by my own actions.
While your servant was busy here and there, the prisoner escaped." The king told him, "By your actions you've earned the proper judgment!"
The rest of Jeroboam's actions everything he did, including his powerful fighting and how on behalf of Israel he restored Damascus and Hamath to Judah are recorded in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Israel, are they not?
Now the rest of Hezekiah's actions, as well as his glorious deeds, including how he constructed the pool and the conduit to bring water into the city, are recorded in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah, are they not?
Now the rest of Josiah's actions, including everything that he did, are recorded in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah, are they not?
Now the rest of Jehoiakim's actions, and everything that he undertook, are recorded in the Book of the Chronicles of the Kings of Judah, are they not?
He watches my life, observing every one of my actions, does he not?"
turning a person from his actions, keeping him from pride,
he'll reveal their actions to them, when their transgressions have become excessive.
Reward them according to their deeds; according to the evil of their actions. Reward them based on what they do; give them what they deserve.
LORD, my God, You have done great things: marvelous works and your thoughts toward us. There is no one who compares to you! I will try to recite your actions, even though there are too many to number.
One generation will acclaim your works to another and will describe your mighty actions.
I will speak about the glorious splendor of your majesty as well as your awesome actions.
Even a child is known by his actions, whether his deeds are pure and right.
Reward her for her work let her actions result in public praise.
In spite of many daydreams, pointless actions, and empty words, it is more important to fear God.
Go ahead and enjoy your meals as you eat. Drink your wine with a joyful attitude, because God already has approved your actions.
"Tell the righteous that things will go well, because they will enjoy the fruit of their actions."
They have the lyre and harp, the tambourine and flute, as well as wine at their festivals, but they don't respect what the LORD is doing, nor do they consider his actions.
"Give thanks to the LORD; call on his name. Make known his actions among the nations. Proclaim that his name is exalted.
both your iniquities and your ancestors' iniquities together,'' says the LORD. "Because they offered incense on the mountains and insulted me on hills, I'll measure into their laps full payment for their earlier actions."
"Whoever slaughters an ox is just like one who kills a human being; whoever sacrifices a lamb is just like one who breaks a dog's neck; whoever makes a grain offering is just like one who offers pig's blood; and whoever makes a memorial offering of frankincense is just like one who blesses an idol. Yes, these have chosen their own ways, and they take delight in their contaminated actions.
"But as for me, I know their actions and their thoughts. Come and gather all nations and languages, and they will come and see my glory.
"Your lifestyles and your actions have brought these things on you. This is your calamity it is indeed bitter, for it has reached your heart!"
You are great in regards to your purposes and mighty in regards to your works. Your eyes are open to everything that people do, and will reward each one according to their ways and just as their actions deserve.
Pay them back, LORD, according to their actions.
You'll remember all your practices and evil actions by which you've become defiled. You'll loathe yourselves because of all the evil things you've done.
"Their actions hinder them from turning to their God, because a spirit of fornication is in their midst, and the LORD they do not know.
It never occurs to them that I remember all their sin. Now their actions have caught up with them, and they have my attention.
When this happens, you will not be ashamed of your actions by which you sinned against me, because I will remove from among you those who revel in pride. Arrogance will have no place in my holy mountain.
Don't be like your ancestors, to whom the former prophets proclaimed: "This is what the LORD of the Heavenly Armies says: "It's time to turn from your evil lifestyles and from your evil actions," "but they would neither listen nor pay attention to me,'" declares the LORD.'
But my words and my statutes that I gave as commands to my servants the prophets did they not overwhelm your ancestors? And they returned to me: "The LORD of the Heavenly Armies acted toward us just as he planned to do in keeping with our lifestyles and in keeping with our actions.'"
In the same way, let your light shine before people in such a way that they will see your good actions and glorify your Father in heaven."
And this is the basis for judgment: The light has come into the world, but people loved the darkness more than the light because their actions were evil.
Everyone who practices wickedness hates the light and does not come to the light, so that his actions may not be exposed.
But whoever does what is true comes to the light, so that it may become evident that his actions have God's approval."
The Father loves the Son and shows him everything he is doing, and he will show him even greater actions than these, so that you may be amazed.
"But I have a greater testimony than John's, because the actions that the Father has given me to complete the very actions that I am doing testify on my behalf that the Father has sent me.
So they asked him, "What sign are you going to do so that we may see it and believe in you? What actions are you performing?
So his brothers told him, "You should leave this place and go to Judea, so that your disciples can see the actions that you're doing,
The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify against it that its actions are evil.
You are doing your father's actions." They told him, "We're not illegitimate children. We have one Father, God himself."
Jesus answered them, "I have told you, but you don't believe it. The actions that I do in my Father's name testify on my behalf,
Jesus replied to them, "I've shown you many good actions from my Father. For which of them are you going to stone me?"
If I'm not doing my Father's actions, don't believe me.
But if I'm doing them, even though you don't believe me, believe the actions, so that you may know and understand that the Father is in me and I am in the Father."
If I hadn't done among them the actions that no one else did, they wouldn't have any sin. But now they have seen and hated both me and my Father.
In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha, which in Greek is Dorcas. She was known for her good actions and acts of charity that she was always doing.
Therefore, God will not justify any human being by means of the actions prescribed by the Law, for through the Law comes the full knowledge of sin.
What, then, is there to boast about? That has been eliminated. On what principle? On that of actions? No, but on the principle of faith.
For we maintain that a person is justified by faith apart from the actions prescribed by the Law.
For if Abraham was justified by actions, he would have had something to boast about though not before God.
Likewise, David also speaks of the blessedness of the person whom God regards as righteous apart from actions:
according to his calling and not by actions), Rebecca was told, "The older child will serve the younger one."
But if this is by grace, then it is no longer on the basis of actions. Otherwise, grace would no longer be grace.
The night is almost over, and the day is near. Let's therefore put aside the actions of darkness and put on the armor of light.
For I am bold enough to tell you only about what the Messiah has accomplished through me in bringing gentiles to obedience. By my words and actions,
The signs of an apostle were performed among you with utmost patience signs, wonders, and powerful actions.
I want to learn only one thing from you: Did you receive the Spirit by doing the actions of the Law or by believing what you heard?
Does God supply you with the Spirit and work miracles among you because you do the actions of the Law or because you believe what you heard?
Certainly all who depend on the actions of the Law are under a curse. For it is written, "A curse on everyone who does not obey everything that is written in the Book of the Law!"
Now the actions of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity, promiscuity,
Each person must examine his own actions, and then he can boast about his own accomplishments and not about someone else.
and not the result of actions, to put a stop to all boasting.
For we are God's masterpiece, created in the Messiah Jesus to perform good actions that God prepared long ago to be our way of life.
and have nothing to do with the unfruitful actions that darkness produces. Instead, expose them for what they are.
but through good actions. This is proper for women who claim to revere God.
She must be well known for her good actions as a woman who has raised children, welcomed strangers, washed the saints' feet, helped the suffering, and devoted herself to doing good in every way.
In the same way, good actions are obvious, and those that are not cannot remain hidden.
They are to do good, to be rich in good actions, to be generous, and to share.
They claim to know God, but they deny him by their actions. They are detestable, disobedient, and disqualified to do anything good.
Always set an example for others by doing good actions. Teach with integrity and dignity.
This saying is trustworthy. I want you to insist on these things, so that those who have put their faith in God may devote themselves to good actions. These things are good and helpful to other people.
even though they had seen my actions for 40 years. That is why I was indignant with that generation and said, "They are always going astray in their hearts, and they have not known my ways.'
even though his actions had been finished since the creation of the world. Somewhere he has spoken about the seventh day as follows: "On the seventh day God rested from all his actions,"
because the one who enters God's rest has himself rested from his own actions, just as God did from his.
Therefore, leaving behind the elementary teachings about the Messiah, let us continue to be carried along to maturity, not laying again a foundation of repentance from dead actions, faith toward God,
how much more will the blood of the Messiah, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself unblemished to God, cleanse our consciences from dead actions so that we may serve the living God!
What good does it do, my brothers, if someone claims to have faith but does not prove it with actions? This kind of faith cannot save him, can it?
In the same way, faith by itself, if it does not prove itself with actions, is dead.
But someone may say, "You have faith, and I have actions." Show me your faith without any actions, and I will show you my faith by my actions.
Do you want proof, you foolish person, that faith without actions is worthless?
Our ancestor Abraham was justified by his actions when he offered his son Isaac on the altar, wasn't he?
You see that his faith worked together with what he did, and by his actions his faith was made complete.
You observe that a person is justified through actions and not through faith alone.
Likewise, Rahab the prostitute was justified through actions when she welcomed the messengers and sent them away on a different road, wasn't she?
For just as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith without actions is also dead.
Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his noble conduct that his actions are done humbly and wisely.
Continue to live such upright lives among the gentiles that, when they slander you as practicers of evil, they may see your good actions and glorify God when he visits them.
for as long as that righteous man lived among them, day after day he was being tortured in his righteous soul by what he saw and heard in their lawless actions
Do not be like Cain, who was from the evil one and murdered his brother. And why did he murder him? Because what he was doing was evil and his brother's actions were righteous.
But this is to your credit: You hate the actions of the Nicolaitans, which I also hate.
"I know what you've been doing your love, faithfulness, service, and endurance and that your last actions are greater than the first.
I will strike her children dead. Then all the churches will know that I am the one who searches minds and hearts. I will reward each of you as your actions deserve.
"I know what you've been doing. You are known for being alive, but you are dead. Be alert, and strengthen the things that are left, which are about to die. I note that your actions are incomplete before my God.
"I know your actions, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were cold or hot.
The rest of the people who survived these plagues did not repent from their evil actions or stop worshiping demons and idols made of gold, silver, bronze, stone, and wood, which cannot see, hear, or walk.
I heard a voice from heaven say, "Write this: How blessed are the dead, that is, those who die in the Lord from now on!" "Yes," says the Spirit. "Let them rest from their labors, for their actions follow them."
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