1) God is more concerned about what He is doing in you than in what He is doing through you.

2) One of the most amazing things in scripture is the knowledge that our faith (which is a gift from God) is of an equal standing with the apostle Peter.  See:

Simeon Peter, a servant and apostle of Jesus Christ, To those who have obtained a faith of equal standing with ours by the righteousness of our God and Savior Jesus Christ:   2 Peter 1:1