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Theasaurus: Preparation

30 Bible Verses about Preparation

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Ezekiel 38:7

Be thou prepared, and prepare for thyself thou, and all thine assemblage that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.

Job 11:13

If thou prepare thy heart and stretch out thy hands toward him,

Mark 15:42

And when it was already evening, since it was the preparation, that is, the day before a sabbath,

2 Timothy 2:21

If therefore one shall have purified himself from these, in separating himself from them, he shall be a vessel to honour, sanctified, serviceable to the Master, prepared for every good work.

Amos 4:12

Therefore thus will I do unto thee, O Israel: because I will do this unto thee, prepare to meet thy God, O Israel.

Jonah 1:17

And Jehovah prepared a great fish to swallow up Jonah. And Jonah was in the belly of the fish three days and three nights.

Joel 3:9

Proclaim this among the nations: prepare war, arouse the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near, let them come up.

Ezekiel 12:3

And thou, son of man, prepare thee a captive's baggage, and go captive by day in their sight; and thou shalt go captive from thy place to another place in their sight. It may be they will consider, though they are a rebellious house.

Malachi 3:1

Behold, I send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me; and the Lord whom ye seek will suddenly come to his temple, and the Angel of the covenant, whom ye delight in: behold, he cometh, saith Jehovah of hosts.

1 Corinthians 14:8

For also, if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself for war?

Hebrews 10:5

Wherefore coming into the world he says, Sacrifice and offering thou willedst not; but thou hast prepared me a body.

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Preparation » Day of

Matthew 27:62

Now on the morrow, which is after the preparation, the chief priests and the Pharisees came together to Pilate,

Mark 15:42

And when it was already evening, since it was the preparation, that is, the day before a sabbath,

Luke 23:54

And it was preparation day, and the sabbath twilight was coming on.

John 19:14

(now it was the preparation of the passover; it was about the sixth hour;) and he says to the Jews, Behold your king!

Preparation » Divine preparation for the needs of believers » Treasures of goodness

Psalm 63:10

They shall be given over to the power of the sword; they shall be the portion of foxes.

Psalm 31:19

Oh how great is thy goodness, which thou hast laid up for them that fear thee, which thou hast wrought for them that trust in thee, before the sons of men!

Isaiah 64:4

Never have men heard, nor perceived by the ear, nor hath eye seen a God beside thee, who acteth for him that waiteth for him.

Jonah 4:6

And Jehovah Elohim prepared a gourd, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shade over his head, to deliver him from his trouble. And Jonah was exceeding glad because of the gourd.

Preparation » Divine preparation for the needs of believers » A heavenly home

Preparation » Divine preparation for the needs of believers » A glorious inheritance

Luke 14:17

And he sent his bondman at the hour of supper to say to those who were invited, Come, for already all things are ready.

Luke 2:31

which thou hast prepared before the face of all peoples;

Preparation » For blessings spiritual preparation, steps required in » Abandonment of idols

1 Samuel 7:3

And Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, If ye return to Jehovah with all your heart, put away the strange gods and the Ashtoreths from among you, and apply your hearts unto Jehovah, and serve him only; and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless there are good things found in thee; for thou hast put away the Asherahs out of the land, and hast directed thy heart to seek God.

Preparation » Spiritual » Abandonment of idols

1 Samuel 7:3

And Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, If ye return to Jehovah with all your heart, put away the strange gods and the Ashtoreths from among you, and apply your hearts unto Jehovah, and serve him only; and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless there are good things found in thee; for thou hast put away the Asherahs out of the land, and hast directed thy heart to seek God.

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No entrance into heaven without cleansing

Revelation 7:13-14

And one of the elders answered, saying to me, These who are clothed with white robes, who are they, and whence came they? And I said to him, My lord, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are they who come out of the great tribulation, and have washed their robes, and have made them white in the blood of the Lamb.

Preparation » For blessings spiritual preparation, steps required in » Cleansing of God's temple

2 Chronicles 29:15

And they gathered their brethren, and hallowed themselves, and came, according to the commandment of the king by the words of Jehovah, to cleanse the house of Jehovah.

Preparation » Spiritual » Cleansing of God's temple

2 Chronicles 29:15

And they gathered their brethren, and hallowed themselves, and came, according to the commandment of the king by the words of Jehovah, to cleanse the house of Jehovah.

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No water for the army until ditches were dug

2 Kings 3:16-17

And he said, Thus saith Jehovah: Make this valley full of ditches. For thus saith Jehovah: Ye shall not see wind, neither shall ye see rain; yet this valley shall be filled with water, and ye shall drink, both ye, and your cattle, and your beasts.

Preparation » For blessings spiritual preparation, steps required in » Personal purification

2 Timothy 2:21

If therefore one shall have purified himself from these, in separating himself from them, he shall be a vessel to honour, sanctified, serviceable to the Master, prepared for every good work.

Preparation » Spiritual » Personal purification

2 Timothy 2:21

If therefore one shall have purified himself from these, in separating himself from them, he shall be a vessel to honour, sanctified, serviceable to the Master, prepared for every good work.

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No oil until the vessels were gathered

2 Kings 4:3-4

And he said, Go, borrow for thyself vessels abroad from all thy neighbours, empty vessels; let it not be few; and go in, and shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons, and pour out into all those vessels, and set aside what is full.

Preparation » Divine preparation for the needs of believers » A spiritual feast

Matthew 22:4

Again he sent other bondmen, saying, Say to the persons invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my oxen and my fatted beasts are killed, and all things ready; come to the wedding feast.

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No healing until the leper had dipped seven times

2 Kings 5:10

And Elisha sent a messenger to him, saying, Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall come again to thee, and thou shalt be clean.

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No reconciliation without repentance

Joel 2:12-13

Yet even now, saith Jehovah, turn to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning; and rend your heart, and not your garments, and turn unto Jehovah your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great loving-kindness, and repenteth him of the evil.

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No harvest until the ground had been broken up

Hosea 10:12

Sow to yourselves in righteousness, reap according to mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek Jehovah, till he come and rain righteousness upon you.

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No messiah until the way had been prepared

Preparation » Divine preparation for the needs of believers » Overflowing blessings

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No resurrection until the stone is removed

John 11:39

Jesus says, Take away the stone. Martha, the sister of the dead, says to him, Lord, he stinks already, for he is four days there.

Preparation » For blessings spiritual preparation, steps required in » Returning unto the lord

Luke 1:17

And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn hearts of fathers to children, and disobedient ones to the thoughts of just men, to make ready for the Lord a prepared people.

Preparation » Spiritual » Returning unto the lord

Luke 1:17

And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elias, to turn hearts of fathers to children, and disobedient ones to the thoughts of just men, to make ready for the Lord a prepared people.

Preparation » Preparation precedes blessing, general illustrations of » No vision without obedience

John 9:7

And he said to him, Go, wash in the pool of Siloam, which is interpreted, Sent. He went therefore and washed, and came seeing.

Salt » Illustrative » Preparation » The wicked » For destruction

Mark 9:49

For every one shall be salted with fire, and every sacrifice shall be salted with salt.

Topics on Preparation

Death, Preparation For

19;39;4

Make me to know, Jehovah, mine end, and the measure of my days, what it is: I shall know how frail I am.

Preparation For Burial

43;12;7

Jesus therefore said, Suffer her to have kept this for the day of my preparation for burial;