Though Christ has ascended to heaven, He is with us today.
The elements of the New Jerusalem--analogous to the nature of the Father, the work of the Son, and the transformation of the Holy Spirit, must be practiced.
We should expect God to "show up" and do awesome and miraculous things in us and in our congregation while we worship.
Baptism is a statement of faith to the world.
God's wisdom shines out even when people reject the gospel--11:1-18
The Spirit is bringing us into the glorious future promised in Christ.
The Spirit reproduces the life and experience of Christ in our lives.
The freedom, fulfillment and power of the Christian life is realized through the power of the Holy Spirit.