Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.
Then, when they had fasted and
prayed and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.
Cornelius said, “
Four days ago to this hour, I was praying in my house during the ninth hour; and behold, a man stood before me in shining garments,
gave my attention to the Lord God to seek Him by prayer and supplications, with fasting, sackcloth and ashes.
“ Whenever you fast, do not put on a gloomy face as the hypocrites do, for they neglect their appearance so that they will be noticed by men when they are fasting. Truly I say to you, they have their reward in full.
Then the disciples of John *came to Him, asking, “Why do we and
the Pharisees fast, but Your disciples do not fast?”
and then as a widow to the age of eighty-four. She never left the temple, serving night and day with
fastings and prayers.
1 Corinthians 7:5
Stop depriving one another, except by agreement for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer, and come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
2 Corinthians 6:5
beatings, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in sleeplessness, in hunger,
2 Corinthians 11:27
I have been in
labor and hardship, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, often without food, in cold and exposure.
While Peter was reflecting on
the vision, the Spirit said to him, “Behold, three men are looking for you.
They passed through the
Phrygian and Galatian region, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia;
1 Corinthians 12:11
But one and the same Spirit works all these things,
distributing to each one individually just as He wills.
And He said to me,
‘Go! For I will send you far away ” to the Gentiles.’
Aaron then shall
present the Levites before the Lord as a wave offering from the sons of Israel, that they may qualify to perform the service of the Lord.
Paul, a bond-servant of Christ Jesus,
called as an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God,
How will they preach unless they are sent? Just as it is written, “
How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news of good things!”
But when God, who had set me apart even from my mother’s womb and
called me through His grace, was pleased
(for He who effectually worked for Peter in his
apostleship to the circumcised effectually worked for me also to the Gentiles),
2 Timothy 2:2
which you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses, entrust these to faithful men who will be able to teach others also.
But the Lord said to him,
“Go, for he is a chosen instrument of Mine, to bear My name before the Gentiles and kings and the sons of Israel;
From there they sailed to
Antioch, from which they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had accomplished.
Therefore beseech the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into His harvest.”
Now after this
the Lord appointed seventy others, and sent them in pairs ahead of Him to every city and place where He Himself was going to come.
of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of God’s grace which was given to me according to the working of His power.
1 Timothy 2:7
For this I was appointed a preacher and an apostle ( I am telling the truth, I am not lying) as a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
2 Timothy 1:11
for which I was appointed a preacher and an apostle and a teacher.
no one takes the honor to himself, but receives it when he is called by God, even as Aaron was.