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, after prayer and going without food they put their hands on them, and sent them away.
And Cornelius said, Four days from now I was in my house in prayer at the ninth hour; and I saw before me a man in shining clothing,
And turning my face to the Lord God, I gave myself up to prayer, requesting his grace, going without food, in haircloth and dust.
And when you go without food, be not sad-faced as the false-hearted are. For they go about with changed looks, so that men may see that they are going without food. Truly I say to you, They have their reward.
Then the disciples of John came to him, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees frequently go without food, but your disciples do not?
She had been a widow for eighty-four years); she was in the Temple at all times, worshipping with prayers and going without food, night and day.
1 Corinthians 7:5
Do not keep back from one another what is right, but only for a short time, and by agreement, so that you may give yourselves to prayer, and come together again; so that Satan may not get the better of you through your loss of self-control.
2 Corinthians 6:5
In blows, in prisons, in attacks, in hard work, in watchings, in going without food;
2 Corinthians 11:27
In hard work and weariness, in frequent watchings, going without food and drink, cold and in need of clothing.
And, while Peter was turning the vision over in his mind, the Spirit said to him, See, three men are looking for you.
And after they had gone through the land of Phrygia and Galatia, the Holy Spirit did not let them take the word into Asia;
1 Corinthians 12:11
But all these are the operations of the one and the same Spirit, giving to every man separately as his pleasure is.
And he said to me, Go, for I will send you far away to the Gentiles.
And Aaron is to give the Levites to the Lord as a wave offering from the children of Israel, so that they may do the Lord's work.
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, an Apostle by the selection of God, given authority as a preacher of the good news,
And how will there be preachers if they are not sent? As it is said, How beautiful are the feet of those who give the glad news of good things.
But when it was the good pleasure of God, by whom I was marked out even from my mother's body, through his grace,
(Because he who was working in Peter as the Apostle of the circumcision was working no less in me among the Gentiles);
2 Timothy 2:2
And the things which I have said to you before a number of witnesses, give to those of the faith, so that they may be teachers of others.
But the Lord said, Go without fear: for he is a special vessel for me, to give to the Gentiles and kings and to the children of Israel the knowledge of my name:
And from there they went by ship to Antioch, where they had been handed over to the grace of God for the work which they had not done.
Make prayer, then, to the Lord of the grain-fields, that he may send out workers to get in his grain.
Now after these things, the Lord made selection of seventy others and sent them before him, two together, into every town and place where he himself was about to come.
Of which I was made a preacher, through that grace of God which was given to me in the measure of the working of his power.
1 Timothy 2:7
And of this I became a preacher and an Apostle (what I say is true, not false,) and a teacher of the Gentiles in the true faith.
2 Timothy 1:11
Of which I was made a preacher and an Apostle and a teacher;
And no man who is not given authority by God, as Aaron was, takes this honour for himself.