Prayer for Financial Needs

3 John 1:2

Lord, I Need You

Save now, I pray, O Lord;
O Lord, I pray, send now prosperity.
Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!
We have blessed you from the house of the Lord.

— Psalm 118:25–26

Dear Father, You who are gracious and kind, hear my prayer! I face more financial pressure than I can bear. “Save [me] now, I pray.” Show me, Lord, what I must do to get out from under this heavy burden. Give me Your wisdom and discipline, I pray, that I may move toward resolution of this situation. Guard my heart, Lord, and my steps; protect me from bad advice and foolish actions. Draw me close to You, for I need Your comfort and guidance.

I Will Carry You

“Listen to Me, O house of Jacob,
And all the remnant of the house of Israel,
Who have been upheld by Me from birth,
Who have been carried from the womb:
Even to your old age, I am He,
And even to gray hairs I will carry you!
I have made, and I will bear;
Even I will carry, and will deliver you.”

— Isaiah 46:3–4

Gracious and generous God, You are the Giver of all good gifts. You know my needs before I bring them to You. And You who have faithfully “carried [me] from the womb” promise to continue to carry me and deliver me through any problems I may encounter. Right now, Lord, I ask for deliverance from difficult financial issues that You are well aware of. Lord, I know that this apparently impossible situation is not impossible for You, that You are sovereign and wise and good, so I ask You for wisdom and to deliver me — and to You be all the glory! Deliver me, I pray, that I may faithfully serve You in all things.

Walking in Truth

Beloved, I pray that you may prosper in all things and be in health, just as your soul prospers. For I rejoiced greatly when brethren came and testified of the truth that is in you, just as you walk in the truth. I have no greater joy than to hear that my children walk in truth. — 3 John 1:2–4

Thank You for Your Word, Lord God. Thank You for its message of truth and encouragement. I am especially encouraged today by the apostle John’s words that reflect Your fatherly love: “I pray that you may prosper in all things.” Give me the courage, Lord, to be a faithful steward of all that You have entrusted to me. Enable me to wisely untangle current financial knots. Most of all, even as I address today’s financial needs, help me to look beyond them, to walk in Your truth, and to rejoice in the hope of eternity with You.

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Your Turn

Are you under financial strain? Pray today for the grace to be able to trust God for provision, wisdom, and direction, and the grace to be able to see past the fearful circumstances and continue in joy! Share your story with us on our blog! We would love to have you join the conversation! ~ Devotionals Daily

Jack Countryman

Jack Countryman is the founder of JCountryman Gift Books, a division of Thomas Nelson. His 30-plus years in Christian publishing have allowed him the opportunity to help create and develop bestselling gift books such as God’s Promises for Your Every Need, God’s Promises for Men, and God’s Promises for Women.

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