Oh Lord, thank You for saving me and other Christians all throughout the world. Each one of us has done things we wish we haven’t and still You took us in as if nothing had ever happened. The moment You heard our confessions and our desires to no longer sin in the same way, You had compassion upon our souls. Your mercy is for us and I pray that more people will experience it in their lifetime. I am so grateful for Your forgiveness and for removing different sinful urges from the flesh that I once had before submitting my life to You. I may not be perfect in any fashion of the word, but still, I am strengthened daily through Your constant presence in my life. Truly, You are my Father now and I am Your son. It may have been a long road to get here, but it was worth it to be adopted in as Your child. It is my prayer that You will help people know and understand that we are not automatically called Your children, but only those who have true faith in You, Jesus. I say true, for there are many people who say they are saved, but don’t live their lives for You. They said a prayer when they were younger for salvation and are counting on that. Open their eyes, God. Help people to actually live for You if they say they believe in You, also. I love You, Lord. I trust in You, God. Amen.
Romans 8:14-16 (KJV)
14 For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God.
15 For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father.
16 The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God:
Our faith in Jesus is what allows us to be led by the Holy Spirit. God then adopts us in as His child through our true faith in Christ.