A Collect of Praise for Our Adoption

Blessed Father, whose pleasure is greatest in the relationship with your people, we praise you for taking us in and adopting us as your children. May our lives give you good pleasure as we strive to live up to your legacy and become generous as you are, through Jesus Christ our Lord, whose name you have lent us as entrance into your presence and the presence of the Holy Spirit. Amen. ‘He destined us for adoption as his children through Jesus Christ, according to the good pleasure of his will, to the praise of his glorious grace that he freely bestowed on us in the Beloved.’ – Eph. 1:5-6