'Ready' in the Bible
This is he of whom it is written, "'See I am sending My messenger before Thy face, and he will make Thy road ready before Thee.'
"Again he sent other servants with a message to those who were invited. "'My breakfast is now ready," he said, 'my bullocks and fat cattle are killed, and every preparation is made: come to the wedding.'
Then he said to his servants, "'The wedding banquet is ready, but those who were invited were unworthy of it.
Therefore you also must be ready; for it is at a time when you do not expect Him that the Son of Man will come.
"So they went to buy. But meanwhile the bridegroom came; those bridesmaids who were ready went in with him to the wedding banquet; and the door was shut.
The disciples did as Jesus directed them, and got the Passover ready.
Then he will himself show you a large room upstairs, ready furnished: there make preparation for us."
So the disciples went out and came to the city, and found everything just as He had told them; and they got the Passover ready.
and he will be His forerunner in the spirit and power of Elijah, to turn fathers' hearts to the children, and cause the rebellious to walk in the wisdom of the upright, to make a people perfectly ready for the lord."
Which Thou hast made ready in the sight of all nations--
John is the man about whom it is written, 'See, I am sending My messenger before thy face, and he shall make ready thy way before thee.'
They went and entered a village of the Samaritans to make ready for Him.
Be you also ready, for at an hour when you are not expecting Him the Son of Man will come."
At dinner-time he sent his servant to announce to those who had been invited, "'Come, for things are now ready.'
and will not rather say to him, 'Get my dinner ready, make yourself tidy, and wait upon me till I have finished my dinner, and then you shall have yours'?
So they went and found all as He had told them; and they got the Passover ready.
"Master," replied Peter, "with you I am ready to go both to prison and to death."
In my Father's house there are many resting-places. Were it otherwise, I would have told you; for I am going to make ready a place for you.
And if I go and make ready a place for you, I will return and take you to be with me, that where I am you also may be.
Then He said to Thomas, "Bring your finger here and feel my hands; bring you hand and put it into my side; and do not be ready to disbelieve but to believe."
His reply was, "What can you mean by thus breaking my heart with your grief? Why, as for me, I am ready not only to go to Jerusalem and be put in chains, but even to die there for the sake of the Lord Jesus."
I beg you not to comply; for more than forty men among them are lying in wait for him, who have solemnly vowed that they will neither eat nor drink till they have assassinated him; and even now they are ready, in anticipation of receiving that promise of you."
Then, calling to him two of the Captains, he gave his orders. "Get ready two hundred men," he said, "to march to Caesarea, with seventy cavalry and two hundred light infantry, starting at nine o'clock to-night."
And what if God, while choosing to make manifest the terrors of His anger and to show what is possible with Him, has yet borne with long-forbearing patience with the subjects of His anger who stand ready for destruction,
What then, brethren? Whenever you assemble, there is not one of you who is not ready either with a song of praise, a sermon, a revelation, a 'tongue,' or an interpretation. Let everything be done with a view to the building up of faith and character.
We are not again commending ourselves to your favour, but are furnishing you with a ground of boasting on our behalf, so that you may have a reply ready for those with whom superficial appearances are everything and sincerity of heart counts for nothing.
For I know your earnest willingness, on account of which I habitually boast of you to the Macedonians, pointing out to them that for a whole year you in Greece have been ready; and the greater number of them have been spurred on by your ardour.
Still I send the brethren in order that in this matter our boast about you may not turn out to have been an idle one; so that, as I have said, you may be ready;
I have thought it absolutely necessary therefore to request these brethren to visit you before I myself come, and to make sure beforehand that the gift of love which you have already promised may be ready as a gift of love, and may not seem to have been something which I have extorted from you.
whom God in His power is guarding through faith for a salvation that even now stands ready for unveiling at the End of the Age.
but in your hearts consecrate Christ as Lord, being always ready to make your defence to any one who asks from you a reason for the hope which you cherish.
But they will have to give account to Him who stands ready to pronounce judgement on the living and the dead.
he shall drink the wine of God's anger which stands ready, undiluted, in the cup of His fury, and he shall be tormented with fire and sulphur in the presence of the holy angels and of the Lamb.
Then the seventh angel poured his bowl into the air; and a loud voice came out of the sanctuary from the throne, saying, "Everything is now ready."
Let us rejoice and triumph and give Him the glory; for the time for the marriage of the Lamb has come, and His Bride has made herself ready."
And I saw the holy city, the new Jerusalem, coming down out of Heaven from God and made ready like a bride attired to meet her husband.