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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.
Then having fasted and prayed and laid their hands on them they sent them away.
And Cornelius said, Four days ago I was fasting till this hour, and at the ninth hour I was praying in my house, when behold a man stood before me in bright raiment,
And when ye fast, be not, like the hypocrites, of a gloomy countenance; for they disfigure their faces, that they may be observed by men to fast: I tell you, they have indeed their reward.
Then also come to Him the disciples of John, saying, Why do we and the pharisees fast much, but thy disciples do not fast?
and had been a widow about eighty four years; who departed not from the temple; serving God with fastings and prayers night and day.
1 Corinthians 7:5
Do not withdraw from one another, unless by consent for a season, that ye may attend to fasting and prayer: and come together again, least Satan tempt you through your incontinency.
2 Corinthians 6:5
in stripes, in imprisonments, in tumults, in labors, in watchings, in fastings;
2 Corinthians 11:27
in labor and toil, in watchings often, in hunger and thirst, in fastings often, in cold and nakedness: and beside these outward troubles,
And as Peter was pondering upon the vision, the Spirit said unto him, Behold there are three men enquiring for thee:
And when they had passed through Phrygia and Galatia, being forbidden by the holy Spirit to preach the word in Asia, they came to Mysia, and endeavoured to go to Bithynia:
1 Corinthians 12:11
but all these worketh that one and the same Spirit distributing to every one in particular as He sees fit.
But he said unto me, Go away; for I will send thee far hence unto the Gentiles.---
Paul a servant of Jesus Christ, called to be an apostle,
and how shall they preach unless they be sent? as it is written, How beautiful are the feet of those who bring the good tidings of peace, who bring the good 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 who wrought effectually in Peter as to the apostleship of the circumcision, wrought effectually also in me as to the gentiles:)
2 Timothy 2:2
and the things which thou hast heard from me, before many witnesses, these commit to faithful men, who shall be able to teach others also.
But the Lord said unto him, Go thy way, for he is the instrument I have chosen, to bear my name before the Gentiles, and kings, and the children of Israel:
And from thence they sailed to Antioch, from whence they had been recommended to the grace of God, for the work which they had now fulfilled.
therefore pray to the Lord of the harvest, that He would send out laborers into his harvest.
After these things the Lord appointed also seventy others, and sent them two and two before Him, 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 conferred on me by the effectual operation of his power.
1 Timothy 2:7
for which I was appointed a herald and an apostle. I speak the truth in Christ, I lie not; I am a teacher of the Gentiles in faith and truth.
2 Timothy 1:11
and an apostle, and a teacher of the gentiles:
And no one taketh this honor to himself, but he that is called by God, as Aaron was.
and the Spirit said to Philip, Go near and join thyself to this chariot. And Philip running up to him,