"We were therefore buried with him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life."--Romans 6:4
The church is the Body of Christ on earth, empowered by the Holy Spirit to continue the task of reaching the lost and discipling the saved, helping them become fully devoted followers of Christ (Ephesians 4:1-16).
As we live our new life, we are called to try to emulate Jesus as we share our faith with others. Will we do this perfectly? No, but we have the blood of Christ and his never-ending grace that covers us in our daily lives.
In our lives, we are promised the fruit of the spirit. "But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law." Galatians 5:22-23