When you are struggling to sleep, it can feel like you are waging a war against unseen forces. There may be spiritual distress contributing to your difficulty sleeping. You may worry about previous mistakes you have made. You may be tempted by Satan to leave God, which can cause concern for your soul.
The prayers in this list will help you calm your worried mind and spirit so that you can rejuvenate and find restfulness.
Let us pray together.
Short Spiritual Warfare Prayer For Sleep
Watch over me as I prepare to sleep tonight. Please help me feel comfort and spiritual strength as I rest from the labors of my day.
Keep me safe from evil influences. Let this rest fortify me and rejuvenate my strength so that I will be ready to avoid temptation. Forgive me for my sins so that they will not weigh on my mind.
Let me achieve a full night of sleep. Help me wake up refreshed to face my new day and the opportunities that it will bring.
Bless me, God.
I pray for Your help in Christ’s powerful name, Amen.
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. – Psalms 56:3
Spiritual Warfare Prayer To Get To Sleep
O Father in Heaven,
Thank You for this day. I am so grateful for all that I learned today. I express my humble gratitude for all that I was able to accomplish. Thank You for protecting my soul and for overseeing my development.
As this day closes, I pray that You will continue to help me. Protect my soul while I sleep. Please do not let evil influences attack me while I rest from my work. Fill my mind with peace and comfort so that I will sleep knowing that I have done my best today.
Father, please watch over my dreams. Help my dreams process calmly and peacefully. Fill my dreams with hopeful scenarios of my future. Please take my regrets from my mind and fill them with thoughts of positive changes I can make. Help remind me that I am capable of making all of those changes whenever I put my mind to them.
Father, let me sleep without distress. Help me let go of my racing thoughts from the day. Carry those thoughts away. In their place, please give me comfort and peace. I know that You are the true source of peace in the world and that You can protect me from the spiritual warfare of the world.
Father, please protect me and keep me on Your watch while I sleep tonight.
I pray in Your all-powerful name, Amen.
In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety. – Psalms 4:8
A Powerful Bedtime Prayer
The sun has set. The moon is beginning to rise, and the day is closing in preparation for a new day to arise. I prepare to close my eyes and sleep. I lay down my cares from the day, and I fill my mind with hope for everything I would like to accomplish tomorrow.
Lord, You are powerful. You control the universe, and I know that You have the power to deliver me from any situations I may face in my life. I pray now that You will use Your magnificent power to watch over me while I sleep.
Enter my mind and deliver peaceful, joyful dreams to my mind. Remove anything unfit for the spirit in my mind. Remove the envy I feel for those around me. Dissolve any animosity that I feel towards my fellow people. Take away any sinful or evil thoughts I may have.
Fill my mind with love and kindness. Help me awake and see the people around me with the love that You have for them.
Please relieve any anxieties that I carry in my heart. Carry away my anxieties and replace them with kindness and confidence. I pray that when I rise in the morning, I will have all of the energy that I need to complete my tasks throughout the day.
Watch over me as I sleep and help me take advantage of this time to truly rest.
I offer this prayer in Your name, Amen.
If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. – Proverbs 3:24
Prayer For Sleep And Healing
I am so grateful for the cleansing power of this night. I feel Your power as I prepare to sleep, and I know that as I rest, You can shower Your power over my head.
I have hopes that this night of rest will be a time for my body to recuperate and heal. I need physical, spiritual, and mental healing, and I know that if my body is not rested, I will be unable to heal in all of those areas.
Fill my body with Your power tonight. Heal my body. Fill it with strength and power, so that I can have the energy that I need. Protect my immune system to fight off illness. Strengthen my muscles and my body to help me ward off injuries.
Cleanse my mind from any battles it is fighting. Remove my anxiety. Fill me with peace and the knowledge that everything will work out. Bring me joy and relieve feelings of depression.
Help me remember my worth. Fill my spirit with strength. Grant me the peace tonight to feel Your spirit and listen to the promptings that it is sending my way. Help me learn through the study of Your word. Help me rest enough to have the time and energy to devote to studying Your Holy Word.
I offer this prayer to You in Christ’s name, Amen.
It is in vain that you rise up early and go late to rest, eating the bread of anxious toil; for he gives to his beloved sleep. – Psalm 127:2
Prayer For Babies Who Don’t Sleep
Watch over these sweet babies. I know that You sent them here to Earth and that they are so dear and important to You. I love them and want them to succeed.
These babies need energy and strength to help them grow. They need rest to help them gain that strength. Calm these babies down and let them sleep.
Help them sleep through the night without problems. Help them grow accustomed to a new pattern of sleeping that is more peaceful.
I offer this prayer in Your name, Amen.
I lay down and slept; I woke again, for the Lord sustained me. – Psalm 3:5
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