Our prayers, thanks and love are with all the fathers, grandfathers, stepfathers and spiritual mentors who give so much of themselves every day, on this Father’s Day.
“The righteous who walks in his integrity — blessed are his children after him!” (Proverbs 20:7 ESV).
And for those families whose fathers are not with them today, we ask a special blessing over you and your loved ones, as you celebrate and remember.
“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted” (Matthew 5:4 ESV). “To all who mourn in Israel, he will give a crown of beauty for ashes, a joyous blessing instead of mourning, festive praise instead of despair” (Isaiah 61:3-4 NLT).
We pray that God will place his mighty protecting hand over those families whose fathers are serving in the armed forces, and as firefighters, law enforcement and EMTs. Thank you for your sacrifice and your courage. God be with you all.
“Put on the whole armor of God, that you may be able to stand against the schemes of the devil. For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers over this present darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 6:11-12 ESV).
May God, our heavenly Father, comfort all the fatherless on this day, and every day, with his loving presence.
“‘May the Lord bless you
and protect you.
May the Lord smile on you
and be gracious to you.
May the Lord show you his favor
and give you his peace” (Numbers 6:24-28 NLT).
Happy Father’s Day from all of us at Speak Comfort!