18 Father's Day Sermon Resources for Your Church

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Sermons for Father's Day

  • God Chose A Father For His Son

    Contributed by Phil Morgan on Apr 9, 2002

    This Father's Day message based on Matthew 1:18-25, Matthew 2:13-15, and Matthew 2:19-23 focuses on Joseph--the adopted father of Jesus.

  • The Importance Of Fathers

    Contributed by James Buchanan on Jun 21, 2004

    This Father's Day sermon is based on Judges 2:6 and Romans 1:28. This sermon deals with three areas in which fathers are extremely important as we wage for our children in an ungodly society.

  • My Dad Is The Greatest! - Father's Day

    Contributed by Jerry Shirley on Jun 2, 2006

    This sermon based on Psalm 128:1 celebrates great dads: their character, their companion, and their children.

  • The Perfect Father

    Contributed by Carl Kolb on Mar 23, 2009

    This Father's Day sermon is based on John 3:16. Use this sermon to help your listeners grow to be godly examples this Father's Day.

  • Disciplemaking Dads Series

    Contributed by Brian Bill Jun 16, 2008

    This Father's Day sermon is based on 1 Thessalonians 2:10. Use this sermon to affirm fathers for a change by thanking them for 10 things.

  • The Godlyfather

    Contributed by Bruce Howell on Jun 5, 2001

    This Father's Day sermon is based on Joshua 24:14. Use this sermon to give fathers an example to follow. Joshua serves as an example of fatherhood at its highest and calls all Christian fathers to be "priests of their homes."

  • A Sinful Man, A Foolish Man, And A Wise Man

    Contributed by Steve Shepherd on Dec 1, 2006

    This Father's Day sermon is based on Proverbs 29:5-6. Use this passage that highlights three different men to show fathers that they have a choice.

  • The Perfect Father

    Contributed by Greg Tabor on Jan 9, 2006

    On Father's Day we try to focus on the good qualities of our dads. The facts are that none of us have had perfect dads. Even the best dad has his flaws. This sermon based on Matthew 7:9 takes a look at the Perfect Father, our Heavenly Father.


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Sermon Illustrations for Father's Day

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  • R. Kent Hughes, In His Book, James—faith ...

    Contributed by Tony Miano on Apr 21, 2001

    R. Kent Hughes, in his book, James—Faith That Works, shares this story.
    "It is said that Napoleon, while looking at some papers, let slip the bridle of his horse, which reared so that the Emperor was in danger. A corporal of the grenadiers leaped forward and caught the bridle, bringing the...

  • I Received A Letter From A Single Mother Who Had ...  PRO

    Contributed by SermonCentral on Dec 16, 2001

    I received a letter from a single mother who had raised a son who was about to become a dad. Since he had no recollection of his own father, her question to me was "What do I tell him a father does?"
    When my dad died in my ninth year, I, too, was raised by my mother, giving rise to the same question, "What...

  • Father's Day: A Tribute Today Is Father's Day. A ...  PRO

    Contributed by John Raulerson on Oct 12, 2005

    FATHER'S DAY: A TRIBUTE Today is Father's Day. A day of cologne. A day of hugs, new neckties, long-distance phone calls, and Hallmark cards. Today is my first Father's Day without a father. For thirty-one years I had one. I had one of the best. But now he's gone. He's buried under an oak tree in a west Texas cemetery. Even though...

  • The Institution Of Father's Day Is Credited To A ...

    Contributed by Daniel Austin on Mar 24, 2007

    The institution of Father's day is credited to a woman by the name of Sonora Smart Dodd. She wanted a special day to honor her father, Henry Jackson Smart.
    Her father was widowed when his wife died during the birth of their sixth child. Mr. Smart was left to raise the...

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PowerPoint Backgrounds For Father's Day

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PowerPoint Backgrounds for Father's Day

  • Dad Mustache Mug

    Produced by SermonCentral

    Use this fun PowerPoint background to celebrate the fathers in your community this Father's Day. A free font file is included for simplified customization.

  • Father's Day Map

    Produced by SermonCentral

    Use this PowerPoint Background to celebrate and encourage the fathers in your church this Father's Day.

  • Happy Fathers Day

    Produced by SermonCentral

    As we remember and celebrate fathers today, use this PowerPoint deck to help communicate a message of thanks for the dads in your community and to exhort them to continue to be faithful in this crucial family role.

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Video Illustrations for Father's Day

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Video Illustrations for Father's Day

  • A Father's Strength

    Produced by Floodgate Productions

    The strength of a Father is seen in his open arms. Offer the dads in your church a blessing for them to openly receive.

  • A Special Father's Day

    Honor the Father's in your congregation with the bright and uplifting Father's Day Mini Movie. This mini movie does not only honor the natural father's present in the service, but it also honors our Heavenly Father, showing that He is always present with each one of us.

  • Pushing My Buttons

    Produced by Journey Box Media

    It's fair to say that most dads can relate to feeling like their kids are "pushing their buttons" on occasion… or maybe on a daily basis. This video teaches us how to appreciate the buttons, and, in doing so, reflect the nature of our loving, patient God. Perfect for Father's Day.

  • A Letter To Dad

    Produced by FreeBridge Media

    Dads are everything to their kids. They're superheroes, mechanics, teachers, encouragers, disciplinarians and so much more. Today, it's time to pause and remember all the things our Dad's have done for us...and to thank God for the gift of a Father.

  • Setting An Example

    Produced by Soul Refinery

    "In everything set them an example by doing what is good." This poignant piece follows a young boy who spends the day with his dad as they eat breakfast, shave, work, and most importantly pray and read scripture together. A timeless film about a parent setting a solid example for their children.

  • A Father's Love

    Produced by Soul Refinery

    A heartwarming film about a father's unconditional love for his child. A great reminder of how our heavenly Father wants us to see and communicate with Him. Starring Jim O'Heir from NBC's hit show "Parks and Recreation."

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