'Acts' in the Bible
“Therefore tell the Israelites: I am Yahweh, and I will deliver you from the forced labor of the Egyptians and free you from slavery to them. I will redeem you with an outstretched arm and great acts of judgment.
Pharaoh will not listen to you, but I will put My hand on Egypt and bring the divisions of My people the Israelites out of the land of Egypt by great acts of judgment.
If a person schemes and willfully acts against his neighbor to murder him, you must take him from My altar to be put to death.
Be attentive to him and listen to his voice. Do not defy him, because he will not forgive your acts of rebellion, for My name is in him.
He will purify the most holy place in this way for all their sins because of the Israelites’ impurities and rebellious acts. He will do the same for the tent of meeting that remains among them, because it is surrounded by their impurities.
Aaron will lay both his hands on the head of the live goat and confess over it all the Israelites’ wrongdoings and rebellious acts—all their sins. He is to put them on the goat’s head and send it away into the wilderness by the man appointed for the task.
“Tell the Israelites: When a man or woman commits any sin against another, that person acts unfaithfully toward the Lord and is guilty.
Your children will be shepherds in the wilderness for 40 years and bear the penalty for your acts of unfaithfulness until all your corpses lie scattered in the wilderness.
The priest must then make atonement before the Lord on behalf of the person who acts in error sinning unintentionally, and when he makes atonement for him, he will be forgiven.
You are to have the same law for the person who acts in error, whether he is an Israelite or a foreigner who lives among you.
“But the person who acts defiantly, whether native or foreign resident, blasphemes the Lord. That person is to be cut off from his people.
Lord God, You have begun to show Your greatness and power to Your servant, for what god is there in heaven or on earth who can perform deeds and mighty acts like Yours?
The person who acts arrogantly, refusing to listen either to the priest who stands there serving the Lord your God or to the judge, must die. You must purge the evil from Israel.
For everyone who does such things and acts unfairly is detestable to the Lord your God.
and for all the mighty acts of power and terrifying deeds that Moses performed in the sight of all Israel.
Let them tell the righteous acts of the Lord,the righteous deeds of His warriors in Israel,with the voices of the singers at the watering places.Then the Lord’s people went down to the gates.
Now present yourselves, so I may confront you before the Lord about all the righteous acts He has done for you and your ancestors.
And who is like Your people Israel? God came to one nation on earth in order to redeem a people for Himself, to make a name for Himself, and to perform for them great and awesome acts, driving out nations and their gods before Your people You redeemed for Yourself from Egypt.
He committed the most detestable acts by going after idols as the Amorites had, whom the Lord had dispossessed before the Israelites.
Do not remember the sins of my youthor my acts of rebellion;in keeping with Your faithful love, remember mebecause of Your goodness, Lord.
My friend acts violentlyagainst those at peace with him;he violates his covenant.
Come and see the wonders of God;His acts for humanity are awe-inspiring.
Surely God crushes the heads of His enemies,the hairy head of one who goes on in his guilty acts.
God, You know my foolishness,and my guilty acts are not hidden from You.
I come because of the mighty acts of the Lord God;I will proclaim Your righteousness, Yours alone.
God my King is from ancient times,performing saving acts on the earth.
Lord, where are the former acts of Your faithful lovethat You swore to David in Your faithfulness?
No one who acts deceitfullywill live in my palace;no one who tells lieswill remain in my presence.
The Lord executes acts of righteousnessand justice for all the oppressed.
Who can declare the Lord’s mighty actsor proclaim all the praise due Him?
Our fathers in Egypt did not graspthe significance of Your wonderful worksor remember Your many acts of faithful love;instead, they rebelled by the sea—the Red Sea.
Let whoever is wise pay attention to these thingsand consider the Lord’s acts of faithful love.
Do not let my heart turn to any evil thingor perform wicked actswith men who commit sin.Do not let me feast on their delicacies.
Let the righteous one strike me—it is an act of faithful love;let him rebuke me—it is oil for my head;let me not refuse it.Even now my prayer is againstthe evil acts of the wicked.
One generation will declare Your works to the nextand will proclaim Your mighty acts.
informing all people of Your mighty actsand of the glorious splendor of Your kingdom.
The Lord is righteous in all His waysand gracious in all His acts.
Praise Him for His powerful acts;praise Him for His abundant greatness.
A righteous man cares about his animal’s health,but even the merciful acts of the wicked are cruel.
Every sensible person acts knowledgeably,but a fool displays his stupidity.
A quick-tempered man acts foolishly,and a man who schemes is hated.
Even zeal is not good without knowledge,and the one who acts hastily sins.
The proud and arrogant person, named “Mocker,”acts with excessive pride.
Again, I observed all the acts of oppression being done under the sun. Look at the tears of those who are oppressed; they have no one to comfort them. Power is with those who oppress them; they have no one to comfort them.
But when the Lord finishes all His work against Mount Zion and Jerusalem, He will say, “I will punish the king of Assyria for his arrogant acts and the proud look in his eyes.”
A troubling vision is declared to me:“The treacherous one acts treacherously,and the destroyer destroys.Advance, Elam! Lay siege, you Medes!I will put an end to all her groaning.”
But if the wicked man is shown favor,he does not learn righteousness.In a righteous land he acts unjustlyand does not see the majesty of the Lord.
Their webs cannot become clothing,and they cannot cover themselves with their works.Their works are sinful works,and violent acts are in their hands.
I will make known the Lord’s faithful loveand the Lord’s praiseworthy acts,because of all the Lord has done for us—even the many good thingsHe has done for the house of Israeland has done for them based on His compassionand the abundance of His faithful love.
From ancient times no one has heard,no one has listened,no eye has seen any God except You,who acts on behalf of the one who waits for Him.
All of us have become like something unclean,and all our righteous acts are like a polluted garment;all of us wither like a leaf,and our iniquities carry us away like the wind.
Roam through the streets of Jerusalem.Look and take note;search in her squares.If you find one person,any who acts justly,who seeks to be faithful,then I will forgive her.
Therefore, a lion from the forest will strike them down.A wolf from an arid plain will ravage them.A leopard keeps watch over their cities.Anyone who leaves them will be torn to piecesbecause their rebellious acts are many,their unfaithful deeds numerous.
Your guilty acts have diverted these things from you.Your sins have withheld My bounty from you,
Then do you come and stand before Me in this house called by My name and say, ‘We are delivered, so we can continue doing all these detestable acts’?
Your adulteries and your lustful neighing,your heinous prostitutionon the hills, in the fields—I have seen your detestable acts.Woe to you, Jerusalem!You are unclean—for how long yet?
“Therefore, this is what the Lord, the God of Israel, says about the shepherds who shepherd My people: You have scattered My flock, banished them, and have not attended to them. I will attend to you because of your evil acts”—this is the Lord’s declaration.
‘The Lord has appointed you priest in place of Jehoiada the priest to be the chief officer in the temple of the Lord, responsible for every madman who acts like a prophet. You must confine him in the stocks and an iron collar.
The Lord can no longer bear your evil deeds and the detestable acts you have committed, so your land has become a waste, a desolation, and an object of cursing, without inhabitant, as you see today.
Now if a righteous person turns from his righteousness and practices iniquity, and I put a stumbling block in front of him, he will die. If you did not warn him, he will die because of his sin and the righteous acts he did will not be remembered. Yet I will hold you responsible for his blood.
In all your detestable practices and acts of prostitution, you did not remember the days of your youth when you were stark naked and lying in your blood.
You engaged in promiscuous acts with Egyptian men, your well-endowed neighbors, and increased your prostitution to provoke Me to anger.
“How your heart was inflamed with lust”—the declaration of the Lord God—“when you did all these things, the acts of a brazen prostitute,
So you were the opposite of other women in your acts of prostitution; no one solicited you. When you paid a fee instead of one being paid to you, you were the opposite.
This is what the Lord God says: Because your lust was poured out and your nakedness exposed by your acts of prostitution with your lovers, and because of all your detestable idols and the blood of your children that you gave to them,
Because you did not remember the days of your youth but enraged Me with all these things, I will also bring your actions down on your own head.” This is the declaration of the Lord God. “Haven’t you committed immoral acts in addition to all your detestable practices?
But when a righteous person turns from his righteousness and practices iniquity, committing the same detestable acts that the wicked do, will he live? None of the righteous acts he did will be remembered. He will die because of the treachery he has engaged in and the sin he has committed.
You will know that I am Yahweh, house of Israel, when I have dealt with you because of My name rather than according to your evil ways and corrupt acts.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.
There are men within you who slander in order to shed blood. People who live in you eat at the mountain shrines; they commit immoral acts within you.
“Now her sister Oholibah saw this, but she was even more depraved in her lust than Oholah, and made her promiscuous acts worse than those of her sister.
Yet she multiplied her acts of promiscuity, remembering the days of her youth when she acted like a prostitute in the land of Egypt
Lord, in keeping with all Your righteous acts, may Your anger and wrath turn away from Your city Jerusalem, Your holy mountain; for because of our sins and the iniquities of our fathers, Jerusalem and Your people have become an object of ridicule to all those around us.
Listen, my God, and hear. Open Your eyes and see our desolations and the city called by Your name. For we are not presenting our petitions before You based on our righteous acts, but based on Your abundant compassion.
Proclaim on the citadels in Ashdodand on the citadels in the land of Egypt:Assemble on the mountains of Samariaand see the great turmoil in the cityand the acts of oppression within it.
Harness the horses to the chariot,you residents of Lachish.This was the beginning of sin for Daughter Zion,because Israel’s acts of rebellion can be traced to you.
My people,remember what Balak king of Moab proposed,what Balaam son of Beor answered him,and what happened from the Acacia Grove to Gilgalso that you may acknowledgethe Lord’s righteous acts.
“Therefore, everyone who hears these words of Mine and acts on them will be like a sensible man who built his house on the rock.
I will show you what someone is like who comes to Me, hears My words, and acts on them:
Cretans and Arabs—we hear them speaking the magnificent acts of God in our own languages.”
In Joppa there was a disciple named Tabitha, which is translated Dorcas. She was always doing good works and acts of charity.
Looking intently at him, he became afraid and said, “What is it, lord?”The angel told him, “Your prayers and your acts of charity have come up as a memorial offering before God.
and said, ‘Cornelius, your prayer has been heard, and your acts of charity have been remembered in God’s sight.
The males in the same way also left natural relations with females and were inflamed in their lust for one another. Males committed shameless acts with males and received in their own persons the appropriate penalty of their error.
How joyful are those whose lawless acts are forgivenand whose sins are covered!
For the ministry of this service is not only supplying the needs of the saints, but is also overflowing in many acts of thanksgiving to God.
He adds:I will never again remembertheir sins and their lawless acts.
But the one who looks intently into the perfect law of freedom and perseveres in it, and is not a forgetful hearer but one who does good works—this person will be blessed in what he does.
Lord, who will not fearand glorify Your name?Because You alone are holy,for all the nations will comeand worship before Youbecause Your righteous actshave been revealed.
She was given fine linen to wear, bright and pure.For the fine linen represents the righteous acts of the saints.
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