Praise and Thanks for the Gift of Being God’s Child

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Photo taken in Colorado.

Author: Elton Streyle, Contributor: Noah, Photography and Editing: Ali

Heavenly Father, I come to You through the Name of Jesus as one of Your beloved children. What a blessing it is to be called a child of Yours. Galatians 3:26For you are all sons of God through faith in Christ Jesus.” Despite any label I may receive here on Earth, nothing is more important and humbling than to be part of Your family. You treat me as a son or daughter of the King and extend every familial right and privilege to me. Galatians 4:7Therefore you are no longer a slave but a son, and if a son, then an heir of God through Christ.

Thank you for being quick to forgive and loving enough to pursue me through my sins and failures. You want what is best for me and do not shy away from loving correction in order to train me in what is good, right, and holy. Hebrews 12:11Now no chastening seems to be joyful for the present, but painful; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.

When I am down, discouraged, or lonely, remind me of the privilege to be called a child of God and of the all-encompassing love that comes with being Your child. Psalm 119:114You are my hiding place and my shield; I hope in Your Word.

Thank you for the little song that expresses it all: “Jesus loves me this I know, for the Bible tells me so.” Amen.

One thought on “Praise and Thanks for the Gift of Being God’s Child

  1. Heavenly Father, In the Name of Your Son Jesus I Michael am asking for your help that you will place total strangers on my path in my life to help me financially and with food , shoes , and warm clothing, due to my mother’s loss this year and the pandemic I Michael don’t have any financially to wash my clothes or eat a few hot meals , Lord God I Michael do need a j.o.b so I can help others out as you bless me with people to help me out and thank you for a good paying job one that I can stand on my feet throughout my shift, thank you God for keeping me in the plam of your hands and protecting me with your righteousness right hand over my life and future In Jesus Mighty Name Amen!!

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