Ever find yourself suffering from multiple nights of waking up and not able to return to sleep? Maybe you are going through some stressful times that has caused that sweet sleep to become less and less. Whatever the issue is that is causing lack of sleep, ponder these Scriptures to pray for God to help regain those rems that your body needs.
(S) “It is pointless that you get up early and stay up late, eating the bread of hard labor because God gives sleep to those he loves.”
Psalm 127:2 CEB
(P) As pointless as it is for ___ to rise up early, stay up late to earn a living, thank you Father that You take care of ___ even as I/they sleep.
(S) “When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.”
Proverbs 3:24 NIV
(P) When ___ goes to rest, may ___ not be filled with fear. When ___ sleeps, let it be sound and pleasant.
(S) “He will never let me stumble, slip, or fall. For he is always watching, never sleeping.”
Psalm 121:4 TLB
(P) Thank you Father that You won’t let ___ stumble, slip, or fall. You are always watching over ___ and never sleeping.
(S) “My son, obey your father’s commands, and don’t neglect your mother’s instruction. When you walk, their counsel will lead you. When you sleep, they will protect you. When you wake up, they will advise you.”
Proverbs 6:20, 22 NLT
(P) Help ___ obey Your commands Heavenly Father as well as ___’s earthly father’s [godly] commands. Help ___ honor my/their mother’s [godly] instruction. Wherever ___ goes, their counsel leads. When ___ sleeps, may Yours and my/their parent’s wisdom protect and advise ___.
(S) “I can lie down and sleep soundly because you, Lord, will keep me safe.”
Psalm 4:8 CEV
(P) When ___ lays down to sleep, may ___’s sleep be sound because You God keep ___ safe.
(S) “To the Lord I cried out, and he answered me from his holy hill. (Selah) I rested and slept; I awoke, for the Lord protects me.”
Psalm 3:4–5 NET
(P) When ___ calls on You, You listen. When ___ sleeps, thank You for protecting and strengthening ___ when I/they awake.
(S) “and when they sleep, they will wake up refreshed.”
(P) Father, may ___ sleep and awake feeling refreshed.