- Exodus 23:20 ESV
Behold, I send an angel before you to guard you on the way and to bring you to the place that I have prepared.
- Proverbs 6:6-8 CSB
Go to the ant, you slacker!
Observe its ways and become wise.
7 Without leader, administrator, or ruler,
8 it prepares its provisions in summer;
it gathers its food during harvest.
- Proverbs 22:3 CSB
A sensible person sees danger and takes cover,
but the inexperienced keep going and are punished.
- Proverbs 24:27 CSB
Complete your outdoor work, and prepare your field;
afterward, build your house.
- Matthew 24:44 CSB
This is why you are also to be ready, because the Son of Man is coming at an hour you do not expect.
- Luke 12:47 CSB
And that servant who knew his master’s will and didn’t prepare himself or do it[a] will be severely beaten.
- Luke 14:28 CSB
“For which of you, wanting to build a tower, doesn’t first sit down and calculate the cost to see if he has enough to complete it?
- Luke 21:36 CSB
But be alert at all times, praying that you may have strength to escape all these things that are going to take place and to stand before the Son of Man.”
- 1 Corinthians 9:24 CSB
Don’t you know that the runners in a stadium all race, but only one receives the prize? Run in such a way to win the prize.
- Ephesians 2:10 ESV
For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.
- 2 Timothy 4:2 ESV
preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.
- 1 Peter 1:13 ESV
Therefore, preparing your minds for action,[a] and being sober-minded, set your hope fully on the grace that will be brought to you at the revelation of Jesus Christ.
- 1 Peter 3:15 CSB
but in your hearts regard Christ the Lord as holy, ready at any time to give a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.