The Blessings of Salvation

When you came to Christ and placed your trust in Him to save you, so many wonderful things happened instantly and for all eternity.  Look through this partial list and read through these verses over the week to see what God has done for you.  How great a love He has for us!

  • You were rescued from the domain of darkness (Col. 1:13)
  • You were redeemed (Col. 1:14)
  • You were forgiven of your sins (Col. 1:14)
  • You were reconciled to God (Col. 1:22)
  • You were made holy and blameless before a righteous God (Col. 1:22)
  • You are above reproach (Col. 1:22)
  • You are in Christ (1 Cor. 1:30)
  • Christ lives in you (Gal. 2:20)
  • You were made complete in Christ (Col. 2:10)
  • You were made joint-heirs with Christ (Rom. 8:17)
  • You are fully accepted by Christ (Rom. 5:17)
  • You have peace with God (Col. 1:20)
  • You have been sealed with His Spirit (Eph. 1:3, 4:30)

Father, thank you for all these blessings you have bestowed on us because we are now in Christ.  We don’t fully understand all of this, but we know they are true because you have declared it in your word.  We are so grateful and want to declare our love to you.  Help us to abide in Christ as we go about our lives this week.  In Jesus’ name.  Amen.