Yet, the biblical expectation of the Christian life is not one of upward mobility, but of humble service. It is not presented as a life of ease, but of toil and struggle. We’re not to be independent, but dependent, working together as one body.
He brought this Good News of peace to you Gentiles who were far away from him, and peace to the Jews who were near. Now all of us can come to the Father through the same Holy Spirit because of what Christ has done for us. Eph. 2:17–18 (NLT)