Ownership. Lord, You own the world and everything in it. All that I have belongs to You (Ps. 24:1; 1Chron. 29:14,16).
Material blessings. Thank You, God of creation for all the goodthings You've richly provided for our enjoyment--for food, clothing, and home; for entertainment and "toys" for ____________(list your specific blessings). Help me hold onto these things loosely, honoring You by using them for Your eternal purposes (1 Tim.4:4, 6:17; 1 Cor. 7:30-31).
God's generosity. Thank You, Father for the indescribable gift of Your Son! Thank you that Your divine power has given us everything we need for life and godliness through the knowledge of Him (2Cor. 9:15; 2 Pet. 1:3).
Gratitude. Lord, as I come to know You and Your ways, I am continually grateful for all things and for every circumstance--even the difficulties You allow for my growth. I will give You thanks everyday. Today I'm grateful for ____________________________________(Eph. 5:20; 1Thess.5:18; Job 1:21).
Contentment and trust. Father, forgive me for worrying that I might not have enough to live on. I see evidence of Your faithfulness all around me. I choose now to stop worrying and instead to ask You for __________________(tell Him what you need). Thank You for always providing exactly what I need (Mt. 6:25-31; Prov. 30:8-9; Phil. 4:6, 19).
Lordship. I resolve never to trust in wealth or to let it master me. you are my only Master (Ps.49:12,16-17; Prov. 11:28; Mt 6:24).
Scriptural Prayers for Your Finances by Brian Smith
Pass these along to friends and family who may be struggling with their finances or copy them for yourself. This is a subject that is hard to talk about. Why do we have such pride sometimes? We should put our faith and trust in HIM to provide for us. Sometimes easier said than actually done. Coming soon.....Sound Living.