Christians are to live in the reality of being fundamentally united to Christ and with each other.
The resurrection involves progression and change, but also continuity because it is the work of God the Creator.
The church as an outpost of the Kingdom of God does not act under the laws of strict justice but of mercy.
Paul reminds us that the ministry is not about us but it is about the Lord our Master.
The paradox of God's "wise foolishness" and "strong weakness" calls us to look deeply at our heart motivations in light of the gospel.