God has adopted you. You were made a child of God, by God, and for God's good pleasure. He has accepted you before you were worth accepting. He did not accept your flesh-i because you are no longer a flesh-i but a Spirit-I by the fact that that I has been joined to the LORD. Everything it cost to legally accomplish this redemption was accomplished by God so that He can own you from start to finish, no one else can lay claim to you. That includes you. FACT! The state of having been forgiven was purchased by Christ Jesus. He took care of it. Now you have the wisdom that lets you know what Father God is up to. He has, in Christ, caused you to inherit all the riches of His glory in Christ Jesus proven by your having been sealed with Holy Spirit. You have been made alive in God Himself and graced with the GIFT of all gifts, Christ Himself. Because of this you are now a citizen and can say what you have as a citizen.
Simply put, you were dead, but now you are alive IN Christ Jesus.
"To whom God would make known what is the riches of the glory of this mystery among the Gentiles; which is Christ in you, the hope of glory:" (Colossians 1:27, KJV)