30 Stewardship Offering Prayers for Church Worship Services

 
Sept. 28, 2011 | by Brian Kluth

Some people wonder what to pray when they are asked to pray for the offering at church services.  Below you will find 30 prayers based on the 30 day generosity devotional, 7 Keys to Open-Handed Living in a Tight-Fisted World.  The devotional focuses on the following 7 keys that will help people live generous lives:

  1. SUBMIT yourself and all you have to the LORD
  2. STUDY the Scriptures on finances and generosity
  3. SEE what God has provided in your life
  4. SET ASIDE resources to give
  5. SYSTEMATICALLY give
  6. SPONTANEOUSLY give as the LORD leads you
  7. SIMPLIFY your life to be even more generous.

Here are 30 prayers: 

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #1

Heavenly Father, help us to understand that just as we want our children to grow up to be grateful and generous adults, you want us to grow spiritually and become grateful and generous Christians. AMEN

Stewardship Church Offering Prayer #2

Heavenly Father, we acknowledge you are the owner and we are the managers of what you entrust to us. Help us to live for you each day and to generously share the time, talents, treasures, and things you have given us. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #3

Heavenly Father, help us to learn your Word on finances and generosity and to trust you to guide us and provide for us all the days of our lives. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #4

Heavenly Father, open our eyes to “see” your provisions in our life. Help us to acknowledge your financial blessings by giving thank offerings for what you have given us. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #5

Heavenly Father, help me learn your Word on finances and generosity and to trust you to guide me and provide for me all the days of my life. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #6

Heavenly Father, help us to overcome our fears about giving with an expectant faith in your ability to provide. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #7

Heavenly Father, help us to understand that “little can become much” when you are in it. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #8

Heavenly Father, help us to determine what “enough” is for our family and to joyfully and generously share the rest. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #9

Heavenly Father, help us to live more for eternity than life here on earth. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #10

Heavenly Father, forgive us for being so anxious about so many things and not spending more time listening to you. Help us to turn to you and learn from you every day. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #11

Heavenly Father, help us to clearly see what you have given us and help us to generously and joyfully share it for your glory. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #12

Heavenly Father, help us to see your financial blessings in our life and then to have an intentional way to set aside 10% or more to give back to your work. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #13

Heavenly Father, help us to live for you each day and each week by giving you first place in our calendar and finances. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #14

Heavenly Father, whether we have little or much, help us to always live open-handed in a tight-fisted world and to find our greatest joy in following and serving you. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #15

Heavenly Father, show us what you have placed in our hands. Help us to use it for your glory for all to see. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #16

Heavenly Father, we dedicate all we are and all we have to you on this day as living sacrifices. Help us to show and share your love with others today. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #17

Heavenly Father, help us to see and systematically set aside resources to give from the blessings you have given us. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #18

Heavenly Father, help us realize that you are the owner of all things and that you have many ways you can provide for us. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #19

Heavenly Father, help us to faithfully set aside resources and time, then show us where to share it. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #20

Heavenly Father, help us to overcome our fears, our past failures, and to become faithful givers to your work. Please let us see and experience your provisions in our life. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #21

Heavenly Father, help us to be part of a miracle in other people’s lives. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #22

Heavenly Father, open our eyes to the needy at our doorstep and the need-meeting groups in our community and world. Help us to share our time and treasure with them. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #23

Heavenly Father, we want to follow you fully. Help us to surrender all we are and all we have without holding anything back. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #24

Heavenly Father, thank you for the light of your Word. Thanks for lighting up our darkness so we can walk confidently and securely in this life. Help us to not only live by your Light, but to share it with those who are in darkness. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #25

Heavenly Father, thank you that your Word is true and that your promises never fail. Thank you for meeting our needs when we live for you each day. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #26

Heavenly Father, help us to live more simply so others can simply live. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #27

Heavenly Father, if we have a pulse we have a purpose. Help us to realize that one of our purposes in life is to systematically be of help to others. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #28

Heavenly Father, help us to get excited about giving presents to Jesus by helping the least, the lonely, the lost, and God’s leaders. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #29

Heavenly Father, teach us to live in light of eternity. Help us to de-accumulate things we no longer use or need in a way that glorifies you and benefits others. AMEN

Church Stewardship Offering Prayer #30

Heavenly Father, thank you that you are our true Provider and that every good thing we have in life comes from you. AMEN

 


ABOUT THE AUTHOR  PASTOR BRIAN KLUTH is a leading generosity author, speaker, researcher, and media expert. His bestselling 30 & 40 day www.GenerousLife.org devotionals have been used by thousands of churches to inspire generosity and increased giving. He is the founder of www.MAXIMUMgenerosity website and free eNewsletter, www.STATEofthePLATE.info national research on church giving, and www.GiveWithJoy.org radio program and free eDevotional. In 2011 he started the www.GenerosityPledge.org movement to help lead a generosity reformation among churches and Christians everywhere.   His work has been featured in the national media including NBC, CBN, ABC, CNN, CBS, FOX,  Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Chronicle of Philanthropy, Washington Times, Kiplingers, Reuters, and hundreds of radio stations and newspapers – www.BrianKluth.com.

 

 

 


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