From the very outset of his ministry, Paul had learned that advancing the gospel of Christ is a team mission. God designed it that way on purpose to reflect His own Triune Nature. As Paul concludes his first letter to the Corinthians he provides many clear examples of how we may live and serve together through the grace of Jesus Christ.
Greed is one of the most difficult things to detect and dislodge from our Christian lives. Indeed, apart from Christ it is impossible to overcome. Through the power of Jesus' resurrection, however, we have been given all that we need to live generous lives in the light of eternity.