A Father’s prayer

Lord, I am committed to be everything You intended for me to be when You made me—in will, mind, and emotions; in spirit, soul, and body; in purpose, strength, and character.

I choose to stand with others that share a common bond in Jesus Christ, that desire to walk in right paths, that call upon You in sincerity and truth, and that seek to glorify You at work and in the home.

I choose to care for the needs of my family by being there for them, by providing for them materially, and by ministering to them spiritually— humbly, gently, lovingly, and prayerfully.

I choose to be Your servant and to bless my family, build them up in faith, lift them up in prayer, and hold them up in support and love.

I choose to live what I believe, whatever the cost, regardless of the situation, in season and out of season. Help me to know and obey the truth.

Lord, I am fully dependent upon Your grace, on the Holy Spirit’s power, on the life of Jesus Christ, on the nourishment of Your word, and upon the fellowship and prayers of the Body of Christ. Enable and equip me to live a life that is pleasing to You.

As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord. Joshua 24:15 (AMP)