For God, who said, "Let light shine out of darkness," made his light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God's glory…"
2 Corinthians 4:6
But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all surpassing power is from God and not from us.
2 Corinthians 4:7
We are hard pressed on every side but not crushed
2 Corinthians 4:8
We are perplexed but not in despair,
We are persecuted, but not abandoned.
2 Corinthians 4:9
We are struck down, but not destroyed.
Therefore we do not lose heart, though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.
2 Corinthians 4:16
For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us a glorious eternity that far outweighs them all.
2 Corinthians 4:17
So, we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but what is unseen for what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.
2 Corinthians 4:18