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Theasaurus: Preparation

30 Bible Verses about Preparation

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Ezekiel 38:7

Be prepared, and prepare for yourself, you, and all your company that are assembled unto you, and be a guard for them.

Job 11:13

If you prepare your heart, and stretch out your 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 purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified, and fit for the master's use, and prepared unto every good work.

Amos 4:12

Therefore thus will I do unto you, O Israel: and because I will do this unto you, prepare to meet your 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 you 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, you son of man, prepare you belongings for moving, and move by day in their sight; and you shall move from your place to another place in their sight: it may be they will consider, though they are a rebellious house.

Malachi 3:1

Behold, I will send my messenger, and he shall prepare the way before me: and the Lord, whom you seek, shall suddenly come to his temple, even the messenger of the covenant, whom you delight in: behold, he shall come, says the LORD of hosts.

1 Corinthians 14:8

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

Hebrews 10:5

Therefore when he comes into the world, he says, Sacrifice and offering you desired not, but a body have you prepared me:

From Thematic Bible


Preparation » Day of

Matthew 27:62

Now the next day, that followed the day of the preparation, the chief priests and 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 was coming on.

John 19:14

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

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

Psalm 63:10

They shall fall by the sword: they shall be a portion for foxes.

Psalm 31:19

Oh how great is your goodness, which you have laid up for them that fear you; which you have wrought for them that trust in you before the sons of men!

Isaiah 64:4

For since the beginning of the world men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither has the eye seen, O God, besides you, what he has prepared for him that waits for him.

Jonah 4:6

And the LORD God prepared a plant, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shadow over his head, to deliver him from his grief. So Jonah was exceedingly glad for the plant.

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 servant at supper time to say to them that were bidden, Come; for all things are now ready.

Luke 2:31

Which you have prepared before the face of all people;

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 you do return unto the LORD with all your hearts, then put away the foreign 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 there are good things found in you, in that you have taken away the idol poles out of the land, and have prepared your heart to seek God.

Preparation » Spiritual » Abandonment of idols

1 Samuel 7:3

And Samuel spoke unto all the house of Israel, saying, If you do return unto the LORD with all your hearts, then put away the foreign 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 there are good things found in you, in that you have taken away the idol poles out of the land, and have prepared your 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 unto me, Who are these who are arrayed in white robes? and from where did they come? And I said unto him, Sir, you know. And he said to me, These are they who came out of the great tribulation, and have washed their 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 came, 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 came, 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 says the LORD, Make this valley full of ditches. For thus says the LORD, You shall not see wind, neither shall you see rain; yet that valley shall be filled with water, that you may drink, both you, and your cattle, and your animals.

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

2 Timothy 2:21

If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified, and fit for the master's use, and prepared unto every good work.

Preparation » Spiritual » Personal purification

2 Timothy 2:21

If a man therefore purge himself from these, he shall be a vessel unto honor, sanctified, and fit 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

Then he said, Go, borrow you vessels outside of all your neighbors, even empty vessels; borrow not a few. And when you are come in, you shall shut the door upon you and upon your sons, and shall pour out into all those vessels, and you shall set aside that which is full.

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

Matthew 22:4

Again, he sent forth other servants, saying, Tell them who are bidden, Behold, I have prepared my dinner: my oxen 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 your flesh shall come again to you, and you shall be clean.

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

Joel 2:12-13

Therefore also now, says the LORD, turn you even to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning: And tear your hearts, and not your garments, and turn unto the LORD your God: for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and of great kindness, and relents from sending calamity.

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 in mercy; break up your fallow ground: for it is time to seek the LORD, till he comes and rains 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 said, Take away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, 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 disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared 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 disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to make ready a people prepared 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.) He went his way 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

LORD, make me to know my end, and the measure of my days, what it is; that I may know how frail I am.

Preparation For Burial

43;12;7

Then said Jesus, Let her alone: against the day of my burial has she kept this.