Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I wish I could be with you now, and use a different tone with you, for I do not know which way to turn about you.
2 Corinthians 11:2
I feel a divine jealousy about you, for I betrothed you to Christ, to present you as a pure bride to her one husband.
2 Corinthians 12:20
for I am afraid that perhaps when I come I may find you not as I want to find you, and that you may find me not as you want to find me. I am afraid that perhaps there may be quarreling, jealousy, bad feeling, rivalry, slander, gossip, conceit, and disorder,
It was in obedience to a revelation that I went. I laid before them the good news that I preach to the heathen, presenting it privately to the leaders, for fear my efforts might be or might have been futile.
Why, I, Paul, tell you that if you let yourselves be circumcised, Christ can do nothing for you.
Thus they crossed Phrygia and Galatia. The holy Spirit prevented them from delivering the message in Asia,
offering men the message of life. Then I will have reason to boast of you on the Day of Christ, because my exertion and labor have not been wasted.
1 Thessalonians 3:5
That was why, when I could not bear it any longer, I sent to find out about your faith, for I was afraid that the tempter might have tempted you and all our labor might be lost.
2 John 1:8
Look out for yourselves, take care not to lose what we have worked for, but make sure that you are paid for it in full.