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, fasting and praying, and laying their hands upon them, they sent them away.
And Cornelius said - Four days ago, counting unto this very hour, I was keeping, the ninth hour, as one of prayer, in my house. And lo! a man stood before me, in bright clothing,
So I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek him by prayer, and supplication, - with fasting, and sackcloth and ashes;
And, when ye may he fasting, become not ye, as the hypocrites, of sullen countenance, - for they darken their looks, that they may appear, unto men, to be fasting: Verily, I say unto you, they are getting back their reward.
Then come near unto him the disciples of John, saying, - Wherefore do, we, and the Pharisees, fast, whereas, thy disciples, fast not?
and, she, had been a widow for as long as eighty-four years, - who left not the temple, with fastings and supplications, rendering divine service night and day; -
1 Corinthians 7:5
Be not depriving one another - unless perhaps by consent for a season, that ye may have leisure for prayer, and, again, may be together, - lest Satan be tempting you by reason of your want of self-control.
2 Corinthians 6:5
in stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in toilings, in watchings, in fastings,
2 Corinthians 11:27
in toil and hardship, in watchings, oft, in hunger and thirst, in fasting, oft, in cold and nakedness: -
And, as Peter was pondering over the vision, the Spirit said - Lo! two men, seeking thee.
And they passed through the Phrygian and Galatian country, being forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia;
1 Corinthians 12:11
But, all these, energiseth the one and the same Spirit, distributing unto each one, peculiarly, even as it is disposed.
And he said unto me - -Be taking thy journey; because, I, unto nations afar off, will send thee.
and Aaron shall offer the Levites as a wave-offering before Yahweh, from among the sons of Israel, - so shall they be for performing the laborious work of Yahweh.
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated unto the glad-message of God -
And how shall they proclaim, except they be sent? Even as it is written - How beautiful the feet of them that bring glad tidings of good things!
But, when God, who set me apart from my mother's womb and called me through his favour, was well-pleased
For, he that energised in Peter, into an apostleship to the circumcision, energised also in me, for the nations, -
2 Timothy 2:2
And, the things which thou hast heard from me among many witnesses, the same, entrust thou unto faithful men, such as shall be, competent, to teach, others also.
But the Lord said unto him - Be going thy way; for, a choice vessel unto me, is this man, to bear my name before both thenations and kings, and the sons of Israel;
and, from thence, they set sail for Antioch, whence they had been given up unto the favour of God for the work which they had fulfilled.
Beg ye, therefore, of the Lord of the harvest, - That he would thrust forth labourers, into his harvest.
And, after these things, the Lord appointed seventy two others, and sent them forth, two and two before his face, into every city and place whither, he himself, was about to come.
Of which I was made a minister, according to the free-gift of the favour of God which was given unto me, according to the energy of his power:
1 Timothy 2:7
Unto which, I, have been appointed proclaimer and apostle - Truth I speak, I utter no falsehood - a teacher of nations, in faith and truth.
2 Timothy 1:11
Whereunto, I, have been appointed herald and apostle and teacher;
And, not unto himself, doth one take the honour, but when called by God, just as, even Aaron: