I DO solemnly resolve before God to take full
responsibility for myself, my wife, and my children.
I WILL love them, protect them, serve them,
and teach them the Word of God as the spiritual leader of my home.
I WILL be faithful to my wife, to love and
honour her, and be willing to lay down my life for her as Jesus Christ did
I WILL bless my children and teach them to
love God with all of their hearts, all of their minds, and all of their
I WILL train them to honour authority and live
I WILL confront evil, pursue justice, and love
I WILL pray for others and treat them with
kindness, respect, and compassion.
I WILL work diligently to provide for the
needs of my family.
I WILL forgive those who have wronged me and
reconcile with those I have wronged.
I WILL learn from my mistakes, repent of my
sins, and walk with integrity as a man answerable to God.
I WILL seek to honour God, be faithful to His
church, obey His Word, and do His will.
I WILL courageously work with the strength God
provides to fulfil this resolution for the rest of my life and for His
As for me and my
house, we will serve the Lord. ---Joshua 24:15