12 and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of his holy people in the kingdom of light. Colossians 1:12
The bottom line to this verses is simple, we’re going to heaven and there will one fantastic party with the rest of God’s people. Oh, and let’s be really happy about that!
Obviously, the theological nuances were not captured by that last paragraph because a lot had to take place in order for us to be a part of that large gathering, which is perhaps the Understatement of the Millennia.
Nonetheless, we are a grateful people because of the finished work of Christ.