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 in the Gospel of Christ, to establish you, and to exhort you concerning your faith;
And, after some days, Paul said to Barnabas, "Turning about, let us visit the brethren in every city, in which we proclaimed the word of the Lord, and see how they are doing."
2 Corinthians 7:5
For even when we came into Macedonia, our flesh had no relief; but we were in tribulation on every side; without were fightings, within were fears.
1 Thessalonians 2:1
For ye yourselves, brethren, know our entrance to you, that it has not become vain;
And I went up according to revelation, and laid before them the Gospel which I preach among the Gentiles; but privately to those of repute, lest by any means I should run, or had run, in vain.
I am afraid of you, lest by any means I have toiled for you in vain.
holding forth the word of life, for an occasion of glorying to me at the day of Christ, that I ran not in vain, neither labored in vain.