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30 Bible Verses about Preparation

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Ezekiel 38:7

Be prepared, yes, prepare yourself, you, and all your companies who are assembled to you, and be a guard to them.

Job 11:13

"If you set your heart aright, stretch out your hands toward him.

Mark 15:42

When evening had now come, because it was the Preparation Day, that is, the day before the Sabbath,

2 Timothy 2:21

If anyone therefore purges himself from these, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, and suitable for the master's use, prepared for every good work.

Amos 4:12

"Therefore thus will I do to you, Israel; because I will do this to you, prepare to meet your God, Israel.

Jonah 1:17

Yahweh 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 for war! Stir up the mighty men. Let all the warriors draw near. Let them come up.

Ezekiel 12:3

Therefore, you son of man, prepare your stuff 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 send my messenger, and he will prepare the way before me; and the Lord, whom you seek, will suddenly come to his temple; and the messenger of the covenant, whom you desire, behold, he comes!" says Yahweh of Armies.

1 Corinthians 14:8

For if the trumpet gave an uncertain sound, who would prepare himself for war?

Hebrews 10:5

Therefore when he comes into the world, he says, "Sacrifice and offering you didn't desire, but you prepared a body for me;

From Thematic Bible


Preparation » Day of

Matthew 27:62

Now on the next day, which was the day after the Preparation Day, the chief priests and the Pharisees were gathered together to Pilate,

Mark 15:42

When evening had now come, because it was the Preparation Day, that is, the day before the Sabbath,

Luke 23:54

It was the day of the Preparation, and the Sabbath was drawing near.

John 19:14

Now it was the Preparation Day of the Passover, at about the sixth hour. He said 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 jackal food.

Psalm 31:19

Oh how great is your goodness, which you have laid up for those who fear you, which you have worked for those who take refuge in you, before the sons of men!

Isaiah 64:4

For from of old men have not heard, nor perceived by the ear, neither has the eye seen a God besides you, who works for him who waits for him.

Jonah 4:6

Yahweh God prepared a vine, and made it to come up over Jonah, that it might be a shade over his head, to deliver him from his discomfort. So Jonah was exceedingly glad because of the vine.

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

He sent out his servant at supper time to tell those who were invited, 'Come, for everything is ready now.'

Luke 2:31

which you have prepared before the face of all peoples;

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

1 Samuel 7:3

Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, "If you do return to Yahweh with all your heart, then put away the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you, and direct your hearts to Yahweh, 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 put away the Asheroth out of the land, and have set your heart to seek God."

Preparation » Spiritual » Abandonment of idols

1 Samuel 7:3

Samuel spoke to all the house of Israel, saying, "If you do return to Yahweh with all your heart, then put away the foreign gods and the Ashtaroth from among you, and direct your hearts to Yahweh, 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 put away the Asheroth out of the land, and have set your heart to seek God."

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

Revelation 7:13-14

One of the elders answered, saying to me, "These who are arrayed in white robes, who are they, and from where did they come?" I told him, "My lord, you know." He said to me, "These are those who came out of the great tribulation. They washed their robes, and made them white in the Lamb's blood.

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

2 Chronicles 29:15

They gathered their brothers, and sanctified themselves, and went in, according to the commandment of the king by the words of Yahweh, to cleanse the house of Yahweh.

Preparation » Spiritual » Cleansing of God's temple

2 Chronicles 29:15

They gathered their brothers, and sanctified themselves, and went in, according to the commandment of the king by the words of Yahweh, to cleanse the house of Yahweh.

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

2 Kings 3:16-17

He said, "Thus says Yahweh, 'Make this valley full of trenches.' For thus says Yahweh, 'You will not see wind, neither will you see rain; yet that valley shall be filled with water, and you will drink, both you and your livestock and your animals.

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

2 Timothy 2:21

If anyone therefore purges himself from these, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, and suitable for the master's use, prepared for every good work.

Preparation » Spiritual » Personal purification

2 Timothy 2:21

If anyone therefore purges himself from these, he will be a vessel for honor, sanctified, and suitable for the master's use, prepared for 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 containers from of all your neighbors, even empty containers. Don't borrow just a few. You shall go in, and shut the door on you and on your sons, and pour out into all those containers; 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 out other servants, saying, 'Tell those who are invited, "Behold, I have prepared my dinner. My cattle and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready. Come to the marriage feast!"'

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

2 Kings 5:10

Elisha sent a messenger to 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

"Yet even now," says Yahweh, "turn to me with all your heart, and with fasting, and with weeping, and with mourning." Tear your heart, and not your garments, and turn to Yahweh, your God; for he is gracious and merciful, slow to anger, and abundant in loving 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 according to kindness. Break up your fallow ground; for it is time to seek Yahweh, until he comes and rains righteousness on 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 who was dead, said to him, "Lord, by this time there is a stench, for he has been dead four days."

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

Luke 1:17

He will 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 prepare a people prepared for the Lord."

Preparation » Spiritual » Returning unto the lord

Luke 1:17

He will 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 prepare a people prepared for the Lord."

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

John 9:7

and said to him, "Go, wash in the pool of Siloam" (which means "Sent"). So he went away, washed, and came back seeing.

Salt » Illustrative » Preparation » The wicked » For destruction

Mark 9:49

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

Topics on Preparation

Death, Preparation For

19;39;4

"Yahweh, show me my end, what is the measure of my days. Let me know how frail I am.

Preparation For Burial

43;12;7

But Jesus said, "Leave her alone. She has kept this for the day of my burial.