Read 1 Thessalonians 3:6-13

May [the Lord], as a result, make your hearts strong, blameless, and holy as you stand before God our Father when our Lord Jesus comes again with all his holy people. 1 Thessalonians 3:13 (NLT)

Christian community enables us to show God’s love to each other, as well as to those who are not yet believers. The practical expression of God’s love builds up the entire fellowship, bringing growth as we become more and more like Christ