12 Uplifting Prayers for Dad in Heaven

Losing a parent can be one of the hardest things a person has to go through in their life, but there is hope when we know that they are in Heaven with our Savior. Here are 12 of the most uplifting prayers for dad in heaven.

Prayer for a Hug
Dear God, I am praying for my dad in heaven. I know, Lord, that You love my dad. I am so thankful he is with You, but I do miss him dearly. I really wish I could feel his strong hugs and see his kind eyes. Lord, please give him a hug from me today. In Your name, I pray. Amen.

Prayer on His Birthday
My Heavenly Father, today is my dad‘s birthday. I am so happy that he is in heaven with You. I know he is in a better place, at Your side. How awesome to be with Your Creator on your birthday! God, please tell him that I said happy birthday and that I love him. Amen.

Prayer that He Feels My Love
All-Powerful Lord, I miss my dad telling me that he loves me. Deep down, I am happy that he is with You because You are the God of all love. But I am struggling. I need to feel Your loving presence as I deal with the grief of losing my earthly father. Help me, dear Lord. And please tell my dad that I love him and that I know he loves me. Amen.

Prayer for God’s Care
Precious Savior, my dad is with You now, and I miss being able to go to him for help. He watched over me my whole life. Knowing he was there for me was a great comfort. I know that You are my ultimate Father, Lord. I depend on You for all things. Please watch over my dad and bless him in heaven. Amen.

Prayer He Feels My Gratitude
Faithful Father, thank You for being a loving Father to me. Thank You for giving me a loving father here on earth, even if the time I had with him was shorter than I would have liked. My time with my father was precious. He blessed my life in so many ways. Lord, I pray for him in heaven and I ask You to tell him how grateful I am for the memories we made together. Please let him know that I am so thankful for everything he taught me and for helping to make me who I am. Amen.

Prayer for Comfort
Almighty God, I thank You for the comfort of Your Word. You have told me that my heart can be at peace about my dad’s passing. I know he went immediately into Your presence when he left us here on earth. Thank You, my heavenly Father! Please calm my heart about the loss of my earthly father, and comfort him in Heaven. Please tell him that we miss him dearly, and that we are doing our best to find joy in knowing he is with You. Thank You for loving my dad and making the way for him to be there with You. Amen.

Prayer about Seeing Dad Again
Dear Jesus, thank You for giving us the beautiful picture of Heaven in Your Word, where you said that there will be no longer would there be any more curse or any more night. I look forward to that time, for I know I will be with You and will be able to see my earthly father in Heaven. Please comfort my dad with the thought that one day we will be together again. Lord, if I need to make any changes in my life so that I can see him in Heaven, please forgive me and guide me to the assurance of my salvation and my future home in Your presence in Heaven. Amen.

Prayer for Joy
Gracious Lord, sometimes Heaven seems so far away. Please help my heart feel that You are always near to me. My dad is with You now. I know he is enjoying the unbelievable blessing of Your presence. You told us that You were going to prepare a place for us and that You would be there with us. How awesome it is to know that my dad is in the presence of You! God, please bless him with the supreme joy that can only come from You. Please help me also to have joy, because I know that he is there with You. Amen.

Prayer for Gratitude to Christ
God my Father, I miss my earthly father dearly. Please help me to be grateful to You because I know that You will destroy death in the end, that no more will die, and that we will all be raised to live together forever.  I know my earthly father is with You now, and I look forward to the day when I can be with You and see my him, resurrected. Thank You for sending Jesus to make the way for us to be with You and to be able to see each other again.  Amen.

Prayer for God’s Love
Loving Father, I feel like my dad has been ripped from this world. His death has been so painful for me and my family. I am comforted knowing that my dad’s death has brought him closer to You, and that his death ends his struggle. Thank You for bringing him home to You, arriving safely in Your kingdom, where his work is finished and he can finally rest in Your love. Please let Your love flood over my dad in heaven. I rejoice because he now sees You, face to face. Amen.

Prayer about Eternity
Holy God, I am struggling with my dad’s death and the void it has left in my life. In Your Word, there are many wonderful promises about entering into eternity after our death. I am having trouble dealing with the thought my dad has left this earth. Please help me focus on the goodness of my dad being in Your presence, instead of the sorrow I feel without him. I know he is at his destination, with You, instead of being here on earth with all of the difficulties of this world. Please lavish Your love on him in Heaven, ease my pain from the loss of my dad, and prepare me to see my earthly father again one day. Amen.

Prayer for His Life in Heaven
Almighty Father, I pray that You would fill my dad’s heart with Your love in Heaven. Thank You for giving me a dad who loved and cared for me here on this earth. I am asking You to please comfort and bless him now that he is with You. I know that he is filled with peace from You, and is overjoyed to be in Your presence. I know that he will be completely fulfilled because he knows he is finally home, at his final destination, and finally with You.  Thank You for accepting my earthly father into your divine presence. Amen.

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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.