Do not be discouraged. Keep looking at (1) that which is unseen, and (2) that which is ahead. That is the unseen work of God in our lives, and the heavenly home the Lord has prepared for us.
Paul says, “Do not lose heart.” It is amazing to find Paul having such a cheerful heart, after all that he has encountered in life. He went through a lot of hardships. We know that because he tells us personally in 2 Cor 11:24-27, “Five times I received from the Jews the forty lashes minus one.