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 they had fasted and prayed and placed their hands on them, they sent them off.
Cornelius replied, "Four days ago at this very hour, at three o'clock in the afternoon, I was praying in my house, and suddenly a man in shining clothing stood before me
So I turned my attention to the Lord God to implore him by prayer and requests, with fasting, sackcloth, and ashes.
"When you fast, do not look sullen like the hypocrites, for they make their faces unattractive so that people will see them fasting. I tell you the truth, they have their reward.
Then John's disciples came to Jesus and asked, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but your disciples don't fast?"
She had lived as a widow since then for eighty-four years. She never left the temple, worshiping with fasting and prayer night and day.
1 Corinthians 7:5
Do not deprive each other, except by mutual agreement for a specified time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then resume your relationship, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
2 Corinthians 6:5
in beatings, in imprisonments, in riots, in troubles, in sleepless nights, in hunger,
2 Corinthians 11:27
in hard work and toil, through many sleepless nights, in hunger and thirst, many times without food, in cold and without enough clothing.
While Peter was still thinking seriously about the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Look! Three men are looking for you.
They went through the region of Phrygia and Galatia, having been prevented by the Holy Spirit from speaking the message in the province of Asia.
1 Corinthians 12:11
It is one and the same Spirit, distributing as he decides to each person, who produces all these things.
Then he said to me, 'Go, because I will send you far away to the Gentiles.'"
and Aaron is to offer the Levites before the Lord as a wave offering from the Israelites, that they may do the work of the Lord.
From Paul, a slave of Christ Jesus, called to be an apostle, set apart for the gospel of God.
And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, "How timely is the arrival of those who proclaim the good news."
But when the one who set me apart from birth and called me by his grace was pleased
(for he who empowered Peter for his apostleship to the circumcised also empowered me for my apostleship to the Gentiles)
2 Timothy 2:2
And entrust what you heard me say in the presence of many others as witnesses to faithful people who will be competent to teach others as well.
But the Lord said to him, "Go, because this man is my chosen instrument to carry my name before Gentiles and kings and the people of Israel.
From there they sailed back to Antioch, where they had been commended to the grace of God for the work they had now completed.
Therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out workers into his harvest."
After this the Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead of him two by two into every town and place where he himself was about to go.
I became a servant of this gospel according to the gift of God's grace that was given to me by the exercise of his power.
1 Timothy 2:7
For this I was appointed a preacher and apostle -- I am telling the truth; I am not lying -- and a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
2 Timothy 1:11
For this gospel I was appointed a preacher and apostle and teacher.
And no one assumes this honor on his own initiative, but only when called to it by God, as in fact Aaron was.