The world does a good enough job in tearing us down or beating us down. This heavy laden, sin-soaked world can press down upon us until we feel we’ve been beaten all the way down to the ground but this should not be so with Christians. Even though we’re in the world, we’re not of the world but the world still pummels us and tries to wear on us. The Apostle Paul writes to the church to “encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing”