My dear friends, just as you've always obeyed God, not only when I was with you, but even more when I was away, continue doing so. Work the salvation God has given you into your life with a sense of awe and gratitude, always recognizing that it is God who is at work in you. He is the one who give you the will and power to obey Him.
So be thankful for what He is doing for you and whatever you do for Him, do it without arguing or complaining.
If those who depend on Him do stumble, they will not fall, because the Lord will hold their hands.
There are different kinds of spiritual gifts, but they are all from the same Spirit. There are different ways to serve, but we serve the same Lord. And there are different ways that God works in people, but it is the same God who works in all of us to do everything.
1 Corinthians 12:4-6