We know that God works all things together for the good of the ones who love God, for those who are called according to his purpose.
It's not about how big our church is at 130 Church Lane, it's about how big our church is in the community.
Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.
We must all appear before Christ in court so that each person can be paid back for the things that were done while in the body, whether they were good or bad.
Instead, we are God's accomplishment, created in Christ Jesus to do good things. God planned for these good things to be the way that we live our lives.
God's work involves many different individuals with a variety of gifts and abilities. There are no superstars in this task, only team members performing their own spiritual roles.