A Collect of Thanks for God’s Adoption of Us

Gracious Father, who has taken us into your family as your own, we thank you for your goodness to us in adopting us and cleansing us. Help us to live up to the name you have given us, that we would bring honor to you and so prove to the world your goodness, through Jesus Christ our brother, who with you and the Holy Spirit enjoy perfect harmony, world without end. Amen. ‘For the one who sanctifies and those who are sanctified all have one Father. For this reason Jesus is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters.’ – Hebrews 2:11