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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 thy company that are assembled unto thee, and be thou a guard unto them.

Job 11:13

If thou would prepare thine heart and stretch out thine hands toward him;

Mark 15:42

And now when the evening was come, because it was the preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath,

2 Timothy 2:21

If a man, therefore, purges himself from these things, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and profitable for the master's use, and prepared unto every good work.

Amos 4:12

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

Jonah 1:17

Now the LORD had 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 Gentiles: Prepare war; wake up the mighty men, let all the men of war draw near; let them come up:

Ezekiel 12:3

Therefore, thou son of man, prepare thee stuff for moving and move by day in their sight and thou shalt move from thy place to another place in their sight: they will not see for 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, shall suddenly come to his temple, and the angel of the covenant, whom ye desire: behold, he comes, said the LORD of the hosts.

1 Corinthians 14:8

For if the trumpet gives an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?

Hebrews 10:5

Therefore when he came into the world, he said, Sacrifice and offering thou dost not desire, but a body hast thou prepared me;

From Thematic Bible


Preparation » Day of

Matthew 27:62

Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the princes of the priests and the Pharisees came together unto Pilate,

Mark 15:42

And now when the evening was come, because it was the preparation, that is, the day before the sabbath,

Luke 23:54

And that day was the preparation, and the sabbath drew on.

John 19:14

And it was the preparation of the passover and about the sixth hour; then he said unto the Jews, Behold your King!

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

Psalm 63:10

They shall be slain by the sword; they shall be a portion for foxes.

Psalm 31:19

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

Isaiah 64:4

Nor have men heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither has the eye seen a God beside thee, that thou might do it again for the one who waits in him.

Jonah 4:6

And the LORD God prepared a gourd and made it to come up over Jonah that it might be a shadow over his head to deliver him from his evil. So Jonah was exceeding glad for 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 sent his slave at supper time to say to those that were called, Come, for all things are now ready.

Luke 2:31

which thou hast prepared before the face of all the peoples:

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

1 Samuel 7:3

And Samuel spoke unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye return unto the LORD with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you and prepare your hearts unto the LORD and serve him only, and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless, good things have been found in thee, in that thou hast burned down the groves of the land and hast prepared thy heart to seek God.

Preparation » Spiritual » Abandonment of idols

1 Samuel 7:3

And Samuel spoke unto all the house of Israel, saying, If ye return unto the LORD with all your hearts, then put away the strange gods and Ashtaroth from among you and prepare your hearts unto the LORD and serve him only, and he will deliver you out of the hand of the Philistines.

2 Chronicles 19:3

Nevertheless, good things have been found in thee, in that thou hast burned down the groves of the land and hast prepared 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 responded and asked me, Who are these who are arrayed in long white robes? and where did they come from? And I said unto him, lord, thou knowest. And he said to me, These are those who came out of great tribulation and have washed their long robes, and 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 sanctified themselves and entered in, according to the commandment of the king, by the words of the LORD, to cleanse the house of the LORD.

Preparation » Spiritual » Cleansing of God's temple

2 Chronicles 29:15

And they gathered their brethren and sanctified themselves and entered in, according to the commandment of the king, by the words of the LORD, to cleanse the house of the LORD.

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 hath the LORD said, Make this valley full of ditches. For thus hath the LORD said, Ye shall not see wind, neither shall ye see rain; yet this valley shall be filled with water, that ye may drink, both ye and your livestock and your beasts.

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

2 Timothy 2:21

If a man, therefore, purges himself from these things, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and profitable for the master's use, and prepared unto every good work.

Preparation » Spiritual » Personal purification

2 Timothy 2:21

If a man, therefore, purges himself from these things, he shall be a vessel unto honour, sanctified, and profitable for the master's use, and prepared unto 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 vessels from all thy neighbours, empty vessels; borrow not a few. Then enter in and shut the door upon thee and upon thy sons and pour out into all those vessels, and as each one is full, set it aside.

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

Matthew 22:4

Again, he sent forth other slaves, saying, Tell those who are invited, Behold, I have prepared my dinner; my bulls and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready; come unto the marriage.

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 unto him, saying, Go and wash in the Jordan seven times, and thy flesh shall be restored, and thou shalt be clean.

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

Joel 2:12-13

Therefore also now, saith the LORD, turn unto 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 the LORD your God for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and great in mercy, and he does repent of chastisement.

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

Hosea 10:12

Sow yourselves unto righteousness, reap yourselves unto mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is the time to seek the LORD until he comes and teaches you righteousness.

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, Take ye away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that had died, said unto him, Lord, by this time he stinks, for he has been dead four days.

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 Elijah to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children and the rebellious to the prudence of the just, to make ready a prepared people for the Lord.

Preparation » Spiritual » Returning unto the lord

Luke 1:17

And he shall go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children and the rebellious to the prudence of the just, to make ready a prepared people for the Lord.

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

John 9:7

and said unto him, Go, wash in the pool of Siloam (which is by interpretation, Sent). Then he went and washed and came back 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

Psalm 39:4

LORD, make me to know my end and the measure of my days, what it is that I may know how long I am to be of this world.

Preparation For Burial

John 12:7

Therefore Jesus said, Let her alone; against the day of my burying she has kept this;