God has given us certain gifts and the space to use them. He expects us to use them properly in service to Himself and the Body, and requires an accounting.
If we govern ourselves, God will take care of us. Government of any kind will not work unless people govern their own nature. Self-control enables us to show love.
The apostle Paul inventories spiritual gifts that God has given for the edification of the church, including ministry of the word and practical service.