you are dearly held treasure just as he promised, a people entrusted with keeping his commandments
what a privilege to be called your own, God. what a privilege to be chosen as your people. thank you that we get to partake of this choice because of what jesus did - everyone, absolutely everyone is part of your promise because of what jesus did. thank you, that we get to be precious, we get to be people never harmed by the enemy again, we get to have a purpose, the highest of which is to live the life you have given us - the only way for us to ever have a truly meaningful and purposeful life. thank you lord! how truly good it is to be loved by you. and by this love we are able to love you back and follow you.