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 fellow worker in the gospel of Christ, to establish you, and to encourage you concerning your faith:
And some days later 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 body had no rest, but we were troubled on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.
1 Thessalonians 2:1
For yourselves, brethren, know our visit unto you, that it was not in vain:
Then I said, I have labored in vain, I have spent my strength for nothing, and in vain: yet surely my due justice is with the LORD, and my recompense with my God.
And I went up by revelation, and communicated unto them that gospel which I preach among the Gentiles, but privately to them who were of reputation, lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain.
I am afraid for you, lest I have bestowed upon you labor in vain.
Holding forth the word of life; that I may rejoice in the day of Christ, that I have not run in vain, neither labored in vain.
Then the king arose very early in the morning, and went in haste unto the den of lions.