The 2x2s gain more power by giving up things. They give up their ability to think, reason, ask questions, use of their home, money, food and respect to the workers to gain more in the movement.
Workers give up their dignity and respect by enforcing the rules and decisions of their older companions and overseers. This gives them more power in the sight of followers and makes them used more by older workers and overseers. This is in stark contrast to the power of God.
Workers gain more power and authority by doing things for the older workers. They may sacrifice their "friends" and popularity, but gain power and authority with the "older brothers". They gain power through teaching and doing what the "older brothers" ask of them. This is different from the kingdom of heaven.
Power From God
Joh 1:12 But as many as received him, to them gave he power to become the sons of God, even to them that believe on his name:
Staff (of workers)
Classes of Followers
|To open their eyes, and to turn them from darkness to light, and from the power of Satan unto God, that they may receive forgiveness of sins, and inheritance among them which are sanctified by faith that is in me. - Jesus Christ speaking to Saul, see Act 26:18, see Salvation through Jesus Christ.|