Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
I am afraid of you, lest I have bestowed upon you labour in vain.
I wish I could be present this very moment with you, and suit my discourse accordingly, for I stand in doubt what to think of you.
2 Corinthians 11:2
for I am jealous over you with religious jealousy: since I have espoused you to one husband, that I may present you as a chaste virgin to Christ.
2 Corinthians 12:20
yet I fear when I do come I shall not find you such as I would, and that you will find me such as you least desire: I am afraid there are among you debates, envyings, animosities, strifes, backbitings, whisperings, arrogance, tumults:
and I went up according to revelation, and communicated to them that gospel, which I preach among the Gentiles; but privately to those who were of note, lest the pains, that I have already taken, or may hereafter take in the gospel, should be in vain.
take notice, 'tis I Paul declare it to you, that if you are circumcised, Christ shall be of no advantage to you.
but after they had travers'd Phrygia and Galatia, they were order'd by the holy spirit not to preach the gospel in Asia:
1 Corinthians 15:58
therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye inflexibly steady, and continually surpass others in the work of the Lord, knowing that he will not leave your christian labour unrewarded.
you, who display the doctrine of eternal life) that in the day of Christ I may have the satisfaction of not having pursued my laborious course in vain.
1 Thessalonians 3:5
not being able therefore to wait any longer, I sent Timothy to know the state of your faith, for fear the tempter should have seduc'd you, and all our labour have prov'd abortive.
2 John 1:8
be upon your guard, that we may not lose the fruit of our labours, but that we may receive our full reward.