Knowing Christ should not be just one thing of many that is important to us; knowing Christ should be our ultimate, consuming passion.
Since it is more blessed to give than to receive, we should seek to grow in our ability to give financially.
It is important for Christians to recognize the grace the Holy Spirit has given them, and to employ this grace to build up others in the church.
Christ requires exclusive devotion. We should flee from anything that threatens to compromise our exclusive love for Christ.