I John 2:12 I write unto you, little children, because your sins are forgiven you for his name’s sake.
Our sins are forgiven because of Jesus. I must never think for a minute that the forgiveness I enjoy has anything to do with my goodness. I must never think it has to do with me having changed. I am not forgiven because I am doing more good than bad.
I am not forgiven because I ask. I am forgiven because of Him. It is what Jesus did on the cross of Calvary. Nothing I did. All He did. He died for me while I was still a sinner. He died for me when I in no way deserved salvation.
I still do not deserve anything. He is just very good to all of us!