but not crushed and broken
we are perplexed because we do not know why things happen as they do,
but we don't give up and quit.
we are hunted down,
but God never abandons us.
we get knocked down,
but we get up again and keep going.
these bodies of ours are constantly facing death just as Jesus did;
so it is clear to all that it is only the living Christ within! [who keeps us safe]
-II Corinthians 4:8-10