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, having fasted and prayed, and having laid hands on them, they sent them away.
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,
"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.
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.
And, while Peter was earnestly considering the vision, the Spirit said to him, "Behold, three men are seeking you.
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.
And He said to me, 'Depart, because I will send you far hence to the gentiles.'
Paul, a slave of Jesus Christ, a called apostle, separated unto the Gospel of God,
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!"
But, when it pleased God, who set me apart from my mother's womb, and called me through His grace,
(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.
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;
and thence they sailed to Antioch, whence they had been committed to the grace of God for the work which they accomplished.
pray ye, therefore, the Lord of the harvest, that He send forth laborers into His harvest.
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.
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.
And no one takes the honor to himself, but, when called by God, as was also Aaron.
And the Spirit said to Philip, "Go near, and join yourself to this chariot."