Paul's metric of church growth is Christ himself. We are to grow up into the fullness of Christ by walking with and wearing Christ. These are metaphors for repentance.
God is uniting all things in heaven and on earth through the church and making a new humanity composed of Jews and Gentiles united.
The solution to world peace is not found in altering man's socio-economic conditions; the problem is man himself. Man's hostility toward God is at the heart of the human condition.
God's purpose in our election is not that we may rest complacently in our sense of calling, but that we may boldly assert Christ's ownership claim over the whole earth.
The predestination of God is the final resting place of our hearts against the uncertainties of life.