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.
And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.
And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting until this hour; and at the ninth hour I prayed in my house, and, behold, a man stood before me in bright clothing,
And I set my face unto the Lord God, to seek by prayer and supplications, with fasting, and sackcloth, and ashes:
Moreover when you fast, be not, as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance: for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear unto men to fast. Verily I say unto you, They have their reward.
Then came to him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples fast not?
And she was a widow of about fourscore and four years, who departed not from the temple, but served God with fastings and prayers night and day.
1 Corinthians 7:5
Deprive not one the other, except it be with consent for a time, that you may give yourselves to fasting and prayer; and come together again, that Satan tempt you not for your lack of self-control.
2 Corinthians 6:5
In stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in watchings, in fastings;
2 Corinthians 11:27
In weariness and painfulness, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.
While Peter thought on the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold, three men seek you.
Now when they had gone throughout Phrygia and the region of Galatia, and were forbidden of the Holy Spirit to preach the word in Asia,
1 Corinthians 12:11
But in all these works that one and same Spirit, dividing to every man individually as he will.
And he said unto me, Depart: for I will send you far from here unto the Gentiles.
And Aaron shall offer the Levites before the LORD for an offering of the children of Israel, that they may execute the service of the LORD.
Paul, a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle, separated unto the gospel of God,
And how shall they preach, except they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!
But when it pleased God, who separated me from my mother's womb, and called me by his grace,
(For he that worked effectually in Peter to the apostleship of the circumcision, the same was mighty in me toward the Gentiles:)
2 Timothy 2:2
And the things that you have heard of me among many witnesses, the same commit to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.
But the Lord said unto him, Go your way: for he is a chosen vessel unto me, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:
And from there sailed to Antioch, from where they had been commended to the grace of God for the work which they fulfilled.
Pray you therefore the Lord of the harvest, that he will send forth laborers into his harvest.
After these things the Lord appointed seventy others also, and sent them two by two before his face into every city and place, where he himself would come.
Of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God given unto me by the effectual working of his power.
1 Timothy 2:7
To this I am ordained a preacher, and an apostle, (I speak the truth in Christ, and lie not;) a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
2 Timothy 1:11
For which I am appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher of the Gentiles.
And no man takes this honor unto himself, but he that is called of God, as was Aaron.