These all continued with one accord in prayer and supplication, with the women, and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.
And they continued steadfastly in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, and in breaking of bread, and in prayers.
As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Spirit said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.
Serving the Lord with all humility of mind, and with many tears, and temptations, which befell me by the lying in wait of the Jews:
For God is my witness, whom I serve with my spirit in the gospel of his Son, that without ceasing I make mention of you always in my prayers;
Having then gifts differing according to the grace that is given to us, whether prophecy, let us prophesy according to the proportion of faith;
For though I preach the gospel, I have nothing to boast of: for necessity is laid upon me; yea, woe is unto me, if I preach not the gospel!
Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints,
For this cause I bow my knees unto the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ,
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment;
For this cause we also, since the day we heard it, do not cease to pray for you, and to desire that you might be filled with the knowledge of his will in all wisdom and spiritual understanding;
For I desire that you know what great conflict I have for you, and for them at Laodicea, and for as many as have not seen my face in the flesh;
Epaphras, who is one of you, a servant of Christ, greets you, always laboring fervently for you in prayers, that you may stand perfect and complete in all the will of God.
And say to Archippus, Take heed to the ministry which you have received in the Lord, that you fulfill it.
Till I come, give attendance to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine.