“Dear Heavenly Father,
Thank you so much for blessing us with life here on earth. We come to you in celebration of another year for_________. As he/she is getting older, ________________ is getting wiser and more beautiful in your eyes, Lord.
Show him/her the beauty within that the world cannot see. Lord, light ____________________ with the beauty of your presence this year. Give him/her an unshakable faith that will not waver no matter what obstacle is set before ____________________. Give __________________ feet the strength to step over the stumbling blocks, and give him/her hands the wisdom to reach out and help others in the same situations.
Lord, please bless _________________with a strong sense of hope and purpose. Lord, cover ______________ with a double-layer protection of your blood and a vision for his/her life and your goals for it.
As he/she gets older, and wiser in you, ___________is becoming a true target of the enemy. Give _______________eyes to see and defend himself/herself in the most Christ-like way possible. This year is the year of STRENGTH for _____________________, and ___________________ will not let that strength only stay with him/her. _____________________ will share and pass on the joy of you to others and that will be a gift that will keep giving back to ________________ in return.
Thank you for __________________, Lord. I ask that you bless him/her with many happy, healthy long and fulfilling years. Help ________________ to touch many lives and bring MILLIONS into your kingdom. With every passing year, may ___________ grow in a spiritual maturity that will bring a wealth of blessings to him/her for ____________________’s lifetime.
In the meantime, give __________________ that mantle of humility and fasten it down with the power of your grace so that we will not stumble in pride and self-righteousness. Thank you so much for your love. We love you, and pray to love you more each day! In Jesus’ precious name, for __________’s birthday, Amen.”
Author: Julia Shalom Jordan