As a father, you are a game-changer in your child’s life. Your influence and impact are immeasurable, and your actions and words mold and shape your child’s character and future. You are doing a remarkable job, Dad! Your positive actions and unwavering commitment to your child are making a profound impact. Know it and believe it.
And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.
– Galatians 6:9 ESV
Being a dad can be challenging and not automatic. It takes grit, patience and an unwavering commitment to do what’s right, even when it’s tough. Providing for your family physically, emotionally and spiritually is your responsibility. It’s not an easy task, but it’s a noble one. It requires personal attention and hard work.
Providing for your family is more than financial support. It means being present and attentive to your family’s needs, being a source of comfort and support, and being a positive role model. It means putting in the effort to build a strong relationship with your spouse and child to create a home environment that fosters love, joy and peace.
Fatherhood may sound like a feat for Superman, but you are the one God called to fulfill this objective. It is up to you. Your foundation is Jesus, and He wants you to call upon Him to give you the strength you need. He doesn’t want you to compare yourself to other fathers; He wants you to rely upon and look to Him to guide you.
God is your Father, and He wants you to flourish as a loving, caring and strong father helping to shape and mold your child.
When you call upon God, He is with you every step of the way and has given you everything you need to be a great father. He will guide you, strengthen you and give you the wisdom and stamina you need to provide for your family in the best way possible.
Your dedication and commitment to your family makes a difference, and your hard work is not in vain. The Lord sees your efforts and the sacrifice you are making. Be confident in knowing the Lord will look at you and say, “Well done!”
Today’s One Thing
What is something you need more confidence to do as a father? Talk to your heavenly Father about it today. Lean on His strength and wisdom and keep up the great work.