My friend Dathel just sent me this list of spiritual blessings in Christ. I think these serve as my reasons to be thankful today.
You are complete in Christ who is the Head of all principality and power (Colossians 2:10).
You have been crucified with Christ (Galatians 2:20).
You are dead to sin (Romans 6:2).
You have been made alive with Christ (Ephesians 2:5).
You are free from the law of sin and death (Romans 8:2).
You are born of God, and the evil one does not touch you (1 John 5:18).
You are holy and without blame before Him in love (Ephesians 1:4; 1 Peter 1:16).
You have been given the peace of God that passes all understanding (Philippians 4:7).
You have the Greater One living in you and greater is He who is in you than he who is in the world (1 John 4:4).
You have received the gift of righteousness and reign in life by Jesus Christ (Romans 5:17).
You have received the spirit of wisdom and revelation in the knowledge of Jesus (Ephesians 1:17-18).
You can do all things through Christ Jesus who strengthens you (Philippians 4:13).
You show forth the praises of God who has called you out of darkness into His marvelous light (1 Peter 2:9).
You are God’s child, born again of the incorruptible seed of the Word of God (1 Peter 1:23; John 1:12).
You are God’s masterpiece, created in Christ Jesus unto good works (Ephesians 2:10).
You are a new creature in Christ (2 Corinthians 5:17).
You are alive to God (Romans 6:11).
You are an heir of God and a joint-heir with Christ (Romans 8:17).
You are more than a conqueror through Him who loves you (Romans 8:37).
You have been brought near to God by the blood of Christ (Ephesians 2:13).
You are beloved of God (1 John 4:10).
You are loved by the Father the same way Jesus is loved by the Father (John 17:23).
You have been redeemed from the curse of the Law (Galatians 3:13).
You have been justified from all things (Acts 13:39).
You are now God’s offspring (1 John 3:2).
You are the salt of the earth (Matthew 5:13).
You have been reconciled to God (2 Corinthians 5:18).
You have been accepted by God in the Beloved Son (Ephesians 1:6).
You are kept by the power of God (1 Corinthians 1:8).
You are free in Christ (John 8:36; Galatians 5:1).
You are in Christ’s hands out of which no one can pluck you out (John 10:28).
You are in the Father’s hands out of which no one can pluck you out (John 10:29).
You are an overcomer by the blood of the Lamb and the word of your testimony (Revelation 12:11).
You are a partaker of His divine nature (2 Peter 1:3-4).
You are part of a chosen generation, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a purchased people (1 Peter 2:9).
You are the righteousness of God in Christ Jesus (2 Corinthians 5:21).
You are the temple of the Holy Spirit (1 Corinthians 6:19).
You are the light of the world (Matthew 5:14).
You are God’s elect, full of mercy, kindness, humility, and longsuffering (Romans 8:33; Colossians 3:12).
You are forgiven of all sins and washed in the blood (Ephesians 1:7).
You have been delivered from the power of darkness and translated into God’s kingdom (Colossians 1:13).
You have put off the old man and have put on the new man (Colossians 3:9-10).
You are healed by the stripes of Jesus (1 Peter 2:24).
You are raised up with Christ and seated in heavenly places (Ephesians 2:6; Colossians 2:12).
You have overcome the world (1 John 5:4).
You are greatly loved by God (Romans 1:7; Ephesians 2:4; Colossians 3:12; 1 Thessalonians 1:4).
You are strengthened with all might according to His glorious power (Colossians 1:11).
You have not been given a spirit of fear, but of love, power, and a sound mind (2 Timothy 1:7).
You have Christ living inside of you (Galatians 2:20).
You are a holy one (Colossians 1:2).
You are one spirit with the Lord (1 Corinthians 6:17).
You are holy, unreprovable, and unblameable in His sight (Colossians 1:22).
You are a member of Christ’s holy body (1 Corinthians 12:27).
You have been given all things that pertain to life and godliness (1 Peter 1:3).
You are light in the Lord (Ephesians 5:8).
You have been given all spiritual blessings in heavenly places in Christ (Ephesians 1:3).
You have been chosen in Christ before the foundation of the world (Ephesians 1:4).
You have been justified (just as if you had never sinned) (Romans 5:1).
You are a branch on the true Vine (John 15:1, 5).
You are born of God (1 John 5:18).
You have direct access to the throne of grace through Jesus Christ (Hebrews 4:14-16).
You are free from condemnation and you cannot be charged or indicted (Romans 8:1, 32-34).
You have been established, anointed and sealed by God (2 Corinthians 1:21-22).
You are hidden with Christ in God (Colossians 3:1-4).
You are a citizen of heaven (Philippians 3:20).
You are at peace with God (Romans 5:1).
You have everlasting life (John 5:24).
You are kept by God’s power (1 Peter 1:5).
You are in Christ Jesus by God’s act (1 Corinthians 1:30).
You cannot be separated from God’s love in Christ (Romans 8:35-39).
You are fit to partake of His inheritance (Colossians 1:12; Ephesians 1:14).
You are part of Christ’s bride that He cherishes, bone of His bone and flesh of His flesh (Ephesians 5:29-32).
You are a king and priest unto God (Revelation 1:6).
You have been sealed with the promised Holy Spirit until the day of redemption (Ephesians 1:13; 4:30).
God will complete the good work that He started in you (Philippians 1:6).
God is for you even when others are against you (Romans 8:31).