True believers need to frequently thank God the Father in our prayers for His love and salvation of us. Here is a small summary of a few things that He has done for us.
and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you[ to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light. 13 For he has rescued us from the dominion of darkness and brought us into the kingdom of the Son he loves, 14 in whom we have redemption, the forgiveness of sins. (Colossians 1:12-14)
God has qualified us to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light. We who are horrible sinners and used to serve darkness have been forgiven by his power so that we can be truly good people, not on account of our own good works, but on account of God’s grace and love.
For He has rescued us from the dominion of darkness. Sin, selfishness, hatred, and jealousy used to control us. We lacked the power to resist them. But now God the Father has rescued those who believe in Him by His great power.
He has brought us into the kingdom of the Son He loves. God has taken us from the dungeons of sin and made us part of His intimate family. We are now in the kingdom of Jesus in whom we have redemption, forgiveness of sins. There is hope for all, no matter how bad they are, if they will repent and believe and Jesus. This is the wonderful gift of life which God gives to those who are first spiritually de