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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.

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Bible References


Acts 13:3
Then, having fasted and prayed, and having laid hands on them, they sent them away.
Acts 10:30
And Cornelius said, "Four days ago, until this hour, I was praying during the ninth hour in my house; and, behold, a man stood before me in bright apparel,
Matthew 6:16
"And, when ye fast, be not as the hypocrites, of a sad countenance; for they disfigure their faces, that they may appear to men to fast. Verily I say to you, they receive their reward.
Matthew 9:14
Then came to Him the disciples of John, saying, "Why do we and the Pharisees fast often, but Thy disciples fast not?"
1 Corinthians 7:5
Defraud not one the other, except by consent for a Season, that ye may have leisure for prayer, and may be together again, that Satan tempt you not because of your incontinency.
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 often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness.

The holy

Acts 10:19
And, while Peter was earnestly considering the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Behold, three men are seeking you.
Acts 16:6
And they passed through the Phrygian and Galatian country, having been forbidden by the Holy Spirit to speak the word in Asia;
1 Corinthians 12:11
But all these worketh the one and the same Spirit, distributing to each one, severally, even as He willeth.


Acts 22:21
And He said to me, 'Depart, because I will send you far hence to the gentiles.'
Romans 1:1
Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated unto the Gospel of God,
Romans 10:15
and how shall they preach, unless they are sent forth? As it has been written, "How beautiful are the feet of those who bring glad tidings of good things!"
Galatians 1:15
But, when it pleased God, who set me apart from my mother's womb, and called me through His grace,
Galatians 2:8
(for He Who wrought for Peter with regard to an apostleship of the circumcision, wrought for me also with regard to the gentiles).
2 Timothy 2:2
And the things which you heard from me, through many witnesses, these commit to faithful men, who will be competent to teach others also.

The work

Acts 9:15
But the Lord said to him, "Go your way; because this man is to Me a chosen vessel to bear My name before nations, and kings, and the sons of Israel;
Acts 14:26
and thence they sailed to Antioch, whence they had been committed to the grace of God for the work which they accomplished.
Matthew 9:38
pray ye, therefore, the Lord of the harvest, that He send forth laborers into His harvest.
Luke 10:1
Now after these things the Lord appointed seventy others; and sent them away, two and two, before His face, into every city and place, whither He Himself was about to come.
Ephesians 3:7
of which I was made a minister, according to the gift of the grace of God which was given to me according to the working of His power.
1 Timothy 2:7
whereunto I was appointed a preacher and an apostle (I speak truth, I lie not), a teacher of gentiles in faith and truth.
2 Timothy 1:11
for which I was appointed a preacher, and an apostle, and a teacher.
Hebrews 5:4
And no one takes the honor to himself, but, when called by God, as was also Aaron.

General references

Acts 8:29
And the Spirit said to Philip, "Go near, and join yourself to this chariot."