Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For this cause, when I could no longer forbear, I sent to know your faith, lest by some means the tempter have tempted you, and our labour be in vain.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
and sent Timothy, our brother and minister of God and our fellowlabourer in the gospel of the Christ, to confirm you and to exhort you in your faith,
And some days after, Paul said unto Barnabas, Let us go again and visit our brethren in every city where we have preached the word of the Lord and see how they do.
2 Corinthians 7:5
For, when we were come into Macedonia, our flesh had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.
1 Thessalonians 2:1
For you yourselves, brethren, know that our entrance unto you was not vain,
But I said, I have laboured in vain; I have spent my strength for nothing, and in vain; yet surely my judgment is before the LORD and my recompense with my God.
But I went up by revelation and communicated unto them the gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to those who seemed to be of repute, to not run, or have run, in vain.
I am afraid for you, lest I have bestowed labour upon you in vain.
holding fast the word of life, that I may glory in the day of Christ that I have not run in vain, neither laboured in vain.
Therefore, the king arose very early in the morning at dawn and went in haste unto the den of lions.