Praying for your father is a powerful way to invite God to help strengthen your family. If your dad needs extra help and you want to feel a greater connection to the fibers of your family, these prayers can help you ask for God’s help in your dad’s life.
Use the prayers in this list as a guide to help you ask for help and protection for your father. God can help you know how to help your father in his righteous endeavors. Scripture tells us that honoring and praying for your parents is God’s will.
Let us pray.
Short Prayer For Dad
Please watch over my father. Keep him safe from harm and accident. Support him in his wise and good choices.
Please do not let him suffer. Watch over him as he tries to support his family and create an environment of love in our home.
I pray in Your name, Amen.
As a father shows compassion to his children, so the Lord shows compassion to those who fear him. – Psalm 103:13
Prayer For Dad’s Birthday
Dear Father in Heaven,
Today is a wonderful day to celebrate our dad’s birthday. We are so grateful for the blessing that he is in our lives. We are so thankful for the influence of good that he is. Thank You for sending us a loving, supportive, protective father.
Please help us enjoy this celebration with safety and strength. Help us know what we can do to strengthen the bonds between us on this day.
Please help our Father have a successful year. Please help his next year be full of good health, joy, and happiness. Please fill my dad with your love. Teach us what we can do to support him throughout this year.
In Christ’s name, we pray, Amen.
The righteous who walks in his integrity— blessed are his children after him! – Proverbs 20:7
Prayer For Dads On Father’s Day
Today is a wonderful day to honor the fathers in the world. We are grateful for their kindness and generosity. We express our humble thanks for the protection and service they offer to us.
Please help fatherhood gain greater strength in the world. Please help the men of the world feel drawn to family power and strength. Show them what they can do to bring more wholesome strength into society.
Help the world recognize the goodness that fathers can bring. Help them reinforce family values that will encourage families to connect with their fathers.
Celebrate with us as we honor the strength of the fathers who love their families.
We offer this prayer in Your holy name, Amen.
My son, do not despise the LORD’s discipline, and do not resent his rebuke, 12 because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in. – Proverbs 3:11
Prayer For Deceased Dads
Please hear this prayer and recognize the humility and desperation with which it is offered. Know that I pray with love and kindness.
I pray for all of the fathers who have passed on. Let them wait patiently in eternity for their families. Let them rest in peace as they wait to reconnect with their loved ones in Heaven.
Please bless their families. Help them find peace as they mourn the loss of the father in their household. Help the families that are left behind. Help them find a new source of strength.
Help the families feel the blessings and presence of the father who has passed on. Let them feel his heart and love for them as they carry on in life.
In the fear of the Lord one has strong confidence, and his children will have a refuge. – Proverbs 14:26
Scripture Prayer For Dads
We are commanded in the scriptures to honor our fathers and mothers. I pray that You will bless the fathers in this world. Reach out to them with your kindness and love for others.
The scriptures teach us that You are our father. I pray that You will help me know what I can do to better honor, my father. Help me know what his legacy should be. Help me turn my heart to my father and my ancestors, as the scriptures promise that I will.
God, help the power of righteous fathers spread across the earth.
In righteousness, I pray, Amen.
And call no man your father on earth, for you have one Father, who is in heaven. – Matthew 23:9
Prayer For Dad’s Health
Please watch over my father. I am grateful that he is here now. I pray that You will preserve his health so that I can have him in my life for even longer. Heal him from illness and injury. Help him feel whole and safe again.
Please help my father remain healthy. Protect him from disease. Give his body the strength that it needs to accomplish its purposes. Keep him safe from people wishing to see his body become weak.
Restore his energy each day so that he can combat any infections.
Watch over my dad and protect his health.
The father of the righteous will greatly rejoice; he who fathers a wise son will be glad in him. – Proverbs 23:24
Prayer Of Thanks For Fathers
Thank You for the fathers in this world. I am so grateful for their generosity and kindness.
I am so thankful for the examples set by the righteous fathers in the world. I am grateful for their dedication to families and wholesome values. I am grateful for the sacrifices that they make.
Please bless the fathers in this world. Help them recognize my gratitude for the sacrifices they have made.
I offer this prayer in Christ’s sacred name, Amen.
Fathers, do not provoke your children to anger, but bring them up in the discipline and instruction of the Lord. – Ephesians 6:4
Prayer For Fathers
Please bless the fathers in this world. Watch over them. Help them recognize the importance of dedicated service and kindness. Help them feel dedication and love binding them to their families.
Help them know what they can do to set an example for the other men of the world. Let them stand as examples of Christlike love and generosity.
Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? – Matthew 6:26
Prayer Message For Dad
Dear Heavenly Father,
I pray that You will deliver a message to my dad that I cannot carry myself. Please tell him I love him. Please let him know how much I miss him. Tell him that I will never forget him and that I strive to emulate the kindness he shared with me.
Please tell my father that I will always love him. Help him know that I forgive him for anything that happened between us in the past.
I close this prayer in Your name, Amen.
Father of the fatherless and protector of widows is God in his holy habitation. God settles the solitary in a home; he leads out the prisoners to prosperity, but the rebellious dwell in a parched land. – Psalm 68:5
Prayer For Dads Healing
Please heal my father. Use Your omnipotent power to add strength and healing to his body. Rejuvenate his strength and help him return to a state of health and peace.
Please help him lose any pain that is holding him back. Help him rest, so he can again pursue the activities that bring him joy. Please remove illness from his body. Carry the disease out of his cells.
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. – Genesis 2:24
Prayer For All Fathers
Please place a special blessing on the fathers in the world. Fill them with love and kindness. Let them feel the support of the most divine being in the universe. Please help them know that their sacrifices are seen.
Help us create a world that is welcoming and helpful to fathers. Let us make it easier for fathers to connect with and support their children. Help the fathers in the world find joy and wonder.
Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him. – Proverbs 13:24
Submit Your Prayer
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