Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
About that time, Jesus retired to a mountain to pray, and spent the whole night in an oratory.
as they were ministring to the Lord, and fasting, the holy spirit said to them, separate me Barnabas and Saul, for the work to which I have destin'd them.
2 Thessalonians 3:1
To conclude, pray for us, my brethren, that the doctrine of the Lord may make its progress, and be respected every where as it is among you:
Jesus having called his twelve disciples, he gave them power to cast out unclean spirits, and to heal diseases and disorders of every kind.
then said Jesus to them again, "peace be with you: as my father hath sent me, even so send I you."
It is he then that made some, apostles: some, prophets: some, evangelists: and others, pastors, and teachers:
After this the Lord nominated seventy disciples more, and sent them before by two and two, into all the cities, and towns, where he himself design'd to go.
but they that were dispers'd, preach'd the gospel wherever they went.
1 Corinthians 12:28
which God has placed in the church, first apostles, next prophets, then teachers, after that miracles, then gifts of healings, assistants, governours, interpreters of languages.