Do you need some Bible Verses to help with sleep? In this Bible Study, we’ll read Peaceful Bible Verses for Sleep. Each one is a gift from God to help you lie down and have a restful night.
Sleepless nights happen to the best of us.
And it seems like, the more we toss and turn, the harder it is to fall asleep.
In my life, sleep is a commodity that is in short supply. So much so, I recently dreamed about sleeping. When I woke up, I even thought, how crazy it was that I dreamed of sleeping. But that still didn’t give me the restful night I desperately needed.
Thankfully, God’s Word, the Holy Bible is full of inspirational Bible Verses about sleep and rest. Each one of these scripture references is sure to give us a good night’s sleep.
So, if you’ve already tried cup after cup of sleepy time tea and still have insomnia, reading these Peaceful Bible Verses for Sleep before bedtime will set your mind at ease. And help you give it to God and go to sleep once and for all.
Psalms to Help You Sleep Tonight
When I need peace and comfort, the Psalms are the first place I turn to.
They are full of great Bible Verses to help us have peaceful sleep in God’s comfort.
So, the next time you find yourself tossing and turning, open your Bible and turn to the Psalms.
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.
Psalm 46:1 NIV
I will not give sleep to mine eyes, or slumber to mine eyelids,
Until I find out a place for the Lord, an habitation for the mighty God of Jacob.
Psalm 132:4-5 KJV
Comforting Bible Verses about Rest from Jesus
When you’re laying in bed, wide awake and wondering if sleep will ever come, this list of helpful Bible Verses about rest will give you the good night’s rest you’re looking for.
Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy and My burden is light.
Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Peace I leave with you, my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.
Stress causes us to have bad dreams and even nightmares sometimes.
But the Word of God offers us hope for sweet dreams.
These scriptures will help you let go of the anxiety and worry of the day and get a restful night’s sleep.
Read them before you go to bed and allow God’s peace to guard your heart and mind as you sleep soundly in His embrace.
When you lie down, you will not be afraid, when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
Proverbs 3:24 NIV
Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
In quietness and confidence shall be your strength.”
But you would not,
Isaiah 30:15 NKJV
“I will make with them a covenant of peace and banish wild beasts from the land, so that they may dwell securely in the wilderness and sleep in the woods.
Ezekiel 34:25 ESV
Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows. He chose to give us birth through the word of truth, that we might be a kind of firstfruits of all he created.
In the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar had dreams; his spirit was troubled, and his sleep left him.
In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falls on men, while they slumber on their beds,
Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses; in beatings, imprisonments and riots; in hard work, sleepless nights and hunger; in purity, understanding, patience and kindness; in the Holy Spirit and in sincere love;
2 Corinthians 6:4-6 NIV
That night the king could not sleep; so he ordered the book of the chronicles, the record of his reign, to be brought in and read to him.
Esther 6:1 NIV
In any case thou shalt deliver him the pledge again when the sun goeth down, that he may sleep in his own raiment, and bless thee: and it shall be righteousness unto thee before the Lord thy God.
Our bodies need sleep to function properly. But God does not need to sleep like we do.
Because of this truth, we can have confidence that God is always watching over us, protecting us, and causing all things to work for our benefit. Even while we sleep. so, if you’re having trouble sleeping read this short list of God does not sleep scriptures and experience the good things God has in store for you as you rest peacefully in God’s embrace.
These Bible passages liken death to sleep. In each one, we see the glory of God in a saint’s death( that’s us, all Christians). And the eternal life we have in knowing Jesus as our Savior.
And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.
Daniel 12:2 KJV
In a dream, in a vision of the night, when deep sleep falleth upon men, in slumberings upon the bed; Then he openeth the ears of men, and sealeth their instruction, That he may withdraw man from his purpose, and hide pride from man.
Job 33:15-17 KJV
Bedtime Bible Prayers
Great prayers often come from great Bible verses.
So, if you’re wondering… How do I pray for peaceful sleep? Just before you lay down, read these bedtime prayer scriptures.
Use their words as a goodnight prayer. Then give it to God and go to sleep. You’ll see Him give you the rest you so richly deserve.
The Lord will command His lovingkindness in the daytime,
And in the night His song shall be with me—
A prayer to the God of my life.
Psalm 42:8 NKJV
Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.
Sleepless, restless nights may come our way. And we may have a period of time when insomnia takes over. But now that we have a long list of Peaceful Bible Verses for Sleep, finding God’s rest has never been so easy.
May the Word of God give you a peaceful night tonight.
Good night and sleep tight, dear friend!
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