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Theasaurus: Preparation

30 Bible Verses about Preparation

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Ezekiel 38:7

Be prepared. Yes, prepare yourself you and all of your many battalions that have gathered together around you to protect you.

Job 11:13

"Now for you, if you will prepare your heart, spread out your hands to him.

Mark 15:42

It was the Day of Preparation, that is, the day before the Sabbath. Since it was already evening,

2 Timothy 2:21

Therefore, if anyone stops associating with these people, he will become a special utensil, set apart for the owner's use, prepared for every good action.

Amos 4:12

"Therefore this is what I will do to you, Israel. Because I am about to do this, prepare to be summoned to your God, Israel!"

Jonah 1:17

Now the LORD had prepared a large sea creature to swallow Jonah, and Jonah was inside the sea creature for three days and three nights.

Joel 3:9

"Declare this among the nations: "Prepare for war! Wake up your elite forces! Let all the soldiers draw near! Call them up!

Ezekiel 12:3

"So now, Son of Man, you are to prepare your luggage for a trip into exile, and then you are to leave during the daytime so they see you leaving. Leave from your place to another while they're watching. Then perhaps they'll realize that they're a rebellious house.

Malachi 3:1

"Watch out! I'm sending my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me. Then suddenly, the LORD you are looking for will come to his Temple. He is the messenger of the covenant whom you desire. Watch out! He is coming!" says the LORD of the Heavenly Armies.

1 Corinthians 14:8

For example, if a bugle doesn't sound a clear call, who will get ready for battle?

Hebrews 10:5

For this reason, the Scriptures say, when the Messiah was about to come into the world: "You did not want sacrifices and offerings, but you prepared a body for me.

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Preparation » Day of

Matthew 27:62

The following day (that is, after the Day of Preparation), the high priests and Pharisees gathered before Pilate

Mark 15:42

It was the Day of Preparation, that is, the day before the Sabbath. Since it was already evening,

Luke 23:54

It was the Preparation Day, and the Sabbath was just beginning.

John 19:14

Now it was the Preparation Day for the Passover, about noon. He told the Jewish leaders, "Here is your king!"

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

Psalm 63:10

May they be given over to the power of the sword; may they become carrion for jackals.

Psalm 31:19

How great is your goodness that you have reserved for those who fear you, that you have set in place for those who take refuge in you, in the presence of the children of men.

Isaiah 64:4

Since ancient times no one has heard, and no ear has perceived, and no eye has seen any God besides you, who acts on behalf of those who wait for him.

Jonah 4:6

The LORD God prepared a vine plant, and it grew over Jonah to shade his head and provide relief from his misery. Jonah was happy indeed, he was ecstatic about the vine plant.

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

Hebrews 11:16

Instead, they were longing for a better country, that is, a heavenly one. That is why God is not ashamed to be called their God, because he has prepared a city for them.

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

Luke 14:17

When it was time for the banquet, he sent his servant to tell those who were invited, "Come! Everything is now ready.'

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

1 Samuel 7:3

Then Samuel told the whole house of Israel, "If you're returning to the LORD with all your heart, then remove the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you, direct your hearts back to the LORD, and serve him only. Then he will deliver you from the control of the Philistines."

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless, a few good things have been found in you, in that you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have disciplined yourself to seek God."

Preparation » Spiritual » Abandonment of idols

1 Samuel 7:3

Then Samuel told the whole house of Israel, "If you're returning to the LORD with all your heart, then remove the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you, direct your hearts back to the LORD, and serve him only. Then he will deliver you from the control of the Philistines."

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless, a few good things have been found in you, in that you have removed the Asheroth from the land and you have disciplined yourself to seek God."

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

Revelation 7:13-14

"Who are these people wearing white robes," one of the elders asked me, "and where did they come from?" I told him, "Sir, you know."

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

2 Chronicles 29:15

They also brought together their brothers, consecrated themselves, and proceeded to cleanse the LORD's Temple, just as the king had ordered in accordance with what the LORD had told him.

Preparation » Spiritual » Cleansing of God's temple

2 Chronicles 29:15

They also brought together their brothers, consecrated themselves, and proceeded to cleanse the LORD's Temple, just as the king had ordered in accordance with what the LORD had told him.

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

2 Kings 3:16-17

As the musician played, the hand of the LORD rested on Elisha, so he said, "This is what the LORD says: "Fill this valley with trench after trench!' This is what the LORD says: "Though you won't see wind or storm, nevertheless that river will overflow with water so that you, your cattle, and your livestock may drink.'

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

2 Timothy 2:21

Therefore, if anyone stops associating with these people, he will become a special utensil, set apart for the owner's use, prepared for every good action.

Preparation » Spiritual » Personal purification

2 Timothy 2:21

Therefore, if anyone stops associating with these people, he will become a special utensil, set apart for the owner's use, prepared for every good action.

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

2 Kings 4:3-4

He told her, "Go out to all of your neighbors in the surrounding streets and borrow lots of pots from them. Don't get just a few empty vessels, either. Then go in and shut the door behind you, taking only your children, and pour oil into all of the pots. As each one is filled, set it aside."

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

Matthew 22:4

So he sent other servants after saying, "Tell those who have been invited, "Look! I've prepared my dinner. My oxen and fattened calves have been slaughtered. Everything is ready. Come to the wedding!"'

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

2 Kings 5:10

Elisha sent a messenger out to him, who told him, "Go bathe in the Jordan River seven times. Your flesh will be restored for you. Now stay clean!"

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

Joel 2:12-13

"Yet even now," declares the LORD, "Turn back to me with your whole heart, with fasting, tears, and mourning. Tear your hearts, not your garments; and turn back to the LORD your God. For he is gracious and compassionate, slow to become angry, overflowing in gracious love, and grieves about this evil.

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

Hosea 10:12

Sow in righteousness in your own interest, reap in gracious love, break up your own unprepared ground; It is now time to inquire of the LORD, until he comes to pour out righteousness for 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 said, "Remove the stone." Martha, the dead man's sister, told him, "Lord, there must be a stench by now, because he's been dead for four days."

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

Luke 1:17

He is the one who will go before the Lord with the spirit and power of Elijah to turn the hearts of parents to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous, and to prepare the people to be ready for the Lord."

Preparation » Spiritual » Returning unto the lord

Luke 1:17

He is the one who will go before the Lord with the spirit and power of Elijah to turn the hearts of parents to their children and the disobedient to the wisdom of the righteous, and to prepare the people to be ready for the Lord."

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

John 9:7

and told him, "Go and wash in the pool of Siloam" (which is translated "Sent One"). So he went off, washed, and came back seeing.

Salt » Illustrative » Preparation » The wicked » For destruction

Mark 9:49

Because everyone will be salted with fire, and every sacrifice will be salted with salt.

Topics on Preparation

Death, Preparation For

19;39;4

"LORD, let me know how my life ends, and the standard by which you will measure my days, whatever it is! Then I will know how transient my life is.

Preparation For Burial

43;12;7

Then Jesus said, "Leave her alone so she can observe the day of my burial,

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