Father's Day Quotes for Christian Dads

Inspirational Quotes for Your Christian Dad on Father's Day

Father's Day Quotes
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The role of the father is especially important in a Christian family. Here is a short collection of favorite quotes you can share with your special dad in a Father's Day card or birthday E-mail greeting: 

"A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society."—Billy Graham, Christian Evangelist and Author

"The most important thing a father can do for his children is to love their mother."—Theodore Hesburgh, Catholic Priest and President Emeritus of the University of Notre Dame

"I was raised in the greatest of homes ... just a really great dad, and I miss him so much ... he was a good man, a real simple man ... Very faithful, always loved my mom, always provided for the kids, and just a lot of fun.—Max Lucado, Christian Author

"Train up a child in the way he should go—but be sure you go that way yourself."—Charles Spurgeon, 19th Century British Preacher and Theologian

"One father is more than a hundred schoolmasters."—George Herbert, Anglican Priest, Poet

"A man ought to live so that everybody knows he is a Christian … and most of all, his family ought to know."—Dwight L. Moody, 19th Century American Evangelist

"My father didn't tell me how to live; he lived, and let me watch him do it."—​Clarence Budington Kelland, U.S. Writer

"How true Daddy's words were when he said: 'All children must look after their own upbringing.' Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands."—Anne Frank, German Jew and Holocaust Victim

"It is much easier to become a father than to be one."—Kent Nerburn, U.S. Author and Educator

"My dad has always taught me these words: care and share."—Tiger Woods, U.S. Professional Golfer

"I like to compare the job of a father to that of a long-distance runner. Fathering is a marathon—a long and often trying journey—and we must be disciplined if we hope to finish successfully."—Ken R. Canfield, Ph.D., The National Center for Fathering

"Blessed indeed is the man who hears many gentle voices call him father!"—Lydia M. Child, U.S. Author

"I just owe almost everything to my father...it's passionately interesting for me that the things that I learned in a small town, in a very modest home, are just the things that I believe have won the election." Margaret Thatcher, First Female Prime Minister of the U.K.

"As fathers we have the power to impact generations of lives. Make sure your impact on the twenty-first century is a positive one."—Rick Johnson, "The Power of Fathers"

"We are given children to test us and make us more spiritual."—George Will, U.S. Journalist

"It is easier for a father to have children than for children to have a real father."—Pope John XXIII

"No matter what it is that we do best, we would do well to follow Tolkien's lead--to use the gifts we have been given to enrich the lives of our children, who indeed are every parent’s legacy." –Katherine Anderson, ​"A Father's Gift"

"The Lord is like a father to his children, tender and compassionate to those who fear him." –Psalm 103:13 (NLT)

"What a boy can use, and too often doesn't have, are the heart of his father and the fellowship of men. A boy needs at least one man who pays attention to him, spends time with him, and admires him.

A boy needs a role model, a man whom he can regard as a mentor."  –Dennis Rainey, ​"A Father's Presence"

"Unfortunately, we have an enemy who knows that if he can take out the leader, he can weaken, cripple and scatter those in his wake."—Dawn Walker, "The Daddy Gap"

"The father of godly children has cause for joy. What a pleasure to have children who are wise."—Proverbs 23:24 (NLT)

"The father receives his power from God (and from his own father)." —Alice Miller, "For Your Own Good"

"I love to be with my family and do things with them, whether it be to fish or just hang around and be dad. I get more joy from that than anything else." –Bob Carlisle, Singer, Songwriter

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