6 Prayers for Father’s Day

The Father’s role in life is a sacred and sacred position. On Father’s Day we celebrate the blessings of fatherhood. Be it by birth or by assuming responsibility, the fathers and father figures in our lives deserve our admiration and prayer. Here are prayers for Father’s Day that will help you encourage and inspire the men in your life. Together, let us thank God for these noble men and bless them as we approach such a special holiday.

1. Prayer for a Father’s Health

Father God, we pray today for the health and well-being of our fathers and father figures. We know that life on this side of heaven is actually quite fragile, but we also know that you have established precise and perfect timing for each day of our lives (Psalm 139: 16). Please grant good health to the men who play such an important role in our lives.

May their bodies be strong and may their spiritual hearts grow stronger with each passing day as they get closer to You. Please bless her with long and vivid years full of fond memories.

In Jesus name, amen

2. Prayer for wisdom

Father God, please bless fathers with wisdom and judgment. At Proverbs 3: 13-18, this wisdom is a gift far greater than gold, and we pray that the fathers in our lives will receive such a gift. Help them get to know, understand, and recognize your voice and urges.

Help them with the decisions they make that affect not only their lives but the lives of those around them as well. Let them mature in their faith so they can encourage those around them to trust you and get to know you better.

In Jesus name, amen

3. Prayers for new fathers and new grandfathers

Father God, we come together to pray for new fathers and grandfathers. Children are a blessing to us and an inheritance of your kingdom (Psalm 127: 3), and we thank you for such precious gifts in new life. Please bless the relationships these children will have with their father, their grandfathers, and ultimately with you as their Heavenly Father.

Give wisdom to the new fathers as they take on this new role as it is exciting but also a chance to learn and grow. Help grandfathers step into the role, provide paternal insight and advice to their sons, and help them make meaningful connections with their grandchildren early on. We thank you again for the miracle of life and pray that we will raise these children to get to know you.

In Jesus name, amen

4. Prayers for non-blood relatives

Father God, we come together to lift up the fathers and father figures in our lives. We know that blood alone is not a prerequisite for a man to be a father in someone’s life, and so we pray for those who have chosen the role of mentor, advisor, and supporter in the life of. to take over others.

Please bless their kindness and sacrifice, give them wisdom on their caring path, and pour out your spirit on them as they try to help others in this world. It is a gallant effort to take on the role of spiritual father; On this day, help us celebrate all of the men we consider fathers by making them feel seen, valued, and recommended.

In Jesus name, amen

5. Prayers for Distant Fathers

Father God, we know that in this broken world, our relationships with our fathers, grandfathers, or father figures can become distant or even alienated due to differences of opinion. Father, we pray for healing in these relationships if it is your will. Provide judgment, change of heart or perspective where necessary, and provide directions on how to re-develop unity to all involved.

We know this may not always be your will, but when the opportunity exists we will come before you to stand up for healing in these areas. May the new days that lie ahead be the ones of recovery and the kind that only you can carry out. We invite you to these tender places in our lives and in our hearts.

In Jesus name, amen

6. Thanksgiving prayer for our Heavenly Father

Father God, above all we try to praise and worship You, our Heavenly Father. We know that you are our creator, our redemption and our first love. Thank you for every breath, for every gift and for being there for us. Thank you so much for the wisdom you give and that you really want to build a relationship and bond with us.

Help us recognize and understand what it means to be good parents by watching how you teach, direct and love us. We adore You, our Father, today and every day.

In Jesus name, amen

Fathers, related by blood or spiritual, are a gift from above. Although our calendars usually only raise them to celebrate once a year, they deserve our love, respect, and daily prayers. Take the time to recognize the sacrifices, gifts, and authentic kindness that they share with you every day. The role of the father is a God-given position that deserves our reverence and gratitude.

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Cally Logan is a writer and US history teacher based in Richmond, Virginia. In her spare time, she enjoys leading a small group of high school girls, cooking, and spending time in tree houses. Your latest books, Dear young sparrow and Revealed are available from Amazon and Barnes and Noble. Check them out on Instagram and Twitter, @CallyLogan.

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