A Prayer for those Sleepless Nights

A Prayer for those Sleepless Nights : Praying when you can’t sleep

During the stillness of the night, I can hear nothing but the silence that surrounds me. I can hear it because I am wide awake, while all the world around me is at rest. Lord, I just cannot sleep.

Father, I cannot find the words to tell you what's wrong but, even so, I know You understand me.

Search my heart, Oh Lord. Take away the pain, take away the suffering, take away the troubles.

Restore peace and tranquility in my life. Give me strength to go on for I am tired and weary, but yet my eyes are wide open.

Psalm 4:8 – I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.

Isaiah 26:3 – You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trust in you.

Lying sleepless, worried, burdened

You alone know what I have been through and what I am going through at present and all that I ask is that You help me through it.

Savior, please hear my humble cry. I lie here sleepless because it worries me, I feel so burdened and alone. Please comfort me, I need You now more than ever.

Proverbs 3:23-24 – Then you will walk safely in your way, and your foot will not stumble. When you lie down, you will not be afraid; yes, you will lie down and your sleep will be sweet.

Restore peace and gentle sleep

Wrap Your gentle arms around me as I sob quietly into the night. Restore that joy and happiness I once knew, for pain only endures for the night and surely joy comes in the morning.

Allow me to find rest before the morning draws near. So I can go out and face the world and all that life has to throw at me, in confidence and with a smile.

I rest assured that You are always with me and the battle is already won! In Jesus mighty name, Amen!

Psalm 91:5-7 – You will not fear the terror of night, nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday. A thousand may fall at your side, ten thousand at your right hand, but it will not come near you.

Psalm 121:3-4 – He will not let your foot slip – he who watches over you will not slumber; indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep.

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Prayer for sleepless nights

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15 thoughts on “A Prayer for those Sleepless Nights : Praying when you can’t sleep”

  1. Dear God,
    I thank You,Lord Jesus,for You give me the strength to through all my trying times.
    Lord Jesus,You know everything I have been through.If You are for me,with me,who can be against me.
    Dear Lord,I ask You today,please take away the suffering,take away my troubles,restore peace and tranquility in my life.
    I pray that today,dear God,
    Please help me to rest myself and all my problems in Your strong loving arms.
    Give me a rest peaceful sleep.Grant me sleep tonight and tomorrow power to live.
    Wake me with the morning light.
    May I start my day with a clean heart and happiness will be with me all of the day,Amen.
    In Jesus mighty name I pray.
    Amen and Amen.

  2. Dear heavenly Father, I come to you because you alone can give me peace and sound sleep, please Lord forgive all my unbelieve that has been causing me sleepness night for many days now in Jesus mighty name I pray. Amen

  3. Dra.Lily Dahlia

    Dear Father God.
    I thank you Father,for the gift of this life.
    I thank you for everything You have given to me.
    I pray that today,dear Father, May You restore peace and happiness in my life.
    please dear Father,comforting me with Your. loving kindnesd and bring peace in my heart.
    Now ,I go to the end this day.
    I pray that dear Lord Jesus,please give me a rest peaceful sleep to night.May tomorrow morning,I start my day with a grateful heart and happiness will follow me all day long.
    In Jesus mighty name I pray.
    Amen and Amen.

  4. Yes Lord Jesus you know I have so many restless nights with no sleep at all
    I need and claim peace, heart, mind , body and soul.
    I can not do this by myself Lord
    Lead me guide help me
    Dear Lord give me rest ease my weary mind
    Thank you Jesus I claim this by the blood of Jesus
    Amen & Amen

    1. Heavenly father I have come to your throne of mercy this night asking you for a miraculous sleep and night rest.My head is heavy and pained due to lack of sleep. Father please rescue me from the heartbroken,pain and weakness this problem has caused me.For In Jesus might name I pray. AMEN.

  5. Yata Elizabeth Sheyen

    Dear Lord Jesus, I thank you for your loving kindness and I pray lord, that may you restore my peace and happiness .in Jesus Christ name I pray Amen

      1. Thank you God for looking out for me please look out for my family they’re going through a lot right now with this Earth Quakes in Puerto Rico thank you God I know you got these.

    1. I pray for restoration
      Heal me Lord
      Please give me the peace and rest only you can give
      You know my heart and my problems
      I claim healing by the precious blood of Jesus
      Thy will be done
      Amen & Amen

  6. Yvonne Marie Miller

    Dearest Sally, I hold up in serious Prayer your Son-in-law, and pray that he come though this time successfully and totally healed by Jesus Gentle Love. I pray also for his Wife and your Daughter that they will again turn their hearts back to the One who loves them the most. They may have turned from God Sally, but He has not turned from them.

    “Turn all your anxiety over to God because he cares for you” . 1 Peter 5:7.

    “Because he has loved Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him securely on high, because he has known My name. “He will call upon Me, and I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble; I will rescue him and honor him. Psalm 91:14-15

  7. Yvonne Marie Miller

    I adore this beautiful Prayer, thank you Cheryce, When Jesus was on the earth, God spoke to us through Him, and when Jesus returned to Heaven He now speaks to us via the Holy Spirit … It is one way that He speaks to us personally, powerfully—today. And I believe that the Spirit gives Cheryce the words she writes in her Prayers, He plant’s them in her heart so that we may benefit from them here in our Community
    .”For it will not be you speaking, but the Spirit of your Father speaking through you”. .Matthew 10:20

    1. I pray the Lord will bestow mercy, kindness and sovereignty over those many sleepless nights I‘ve encountered and start today with me in deep peaceful sleeps and health. Pray also for my father who is at the nursing home, resting. Pray also for my job and finances. In Jesus name, amen!

  8. I lay awake in the early morning hours praying for my son-in-law who will be going through major surgery. I pray gorgeous God to bless him and heal him completely! I pray for his wife, my daughter for they have both turned away from God. I pray that God will use this situation to bring them back to Him! I ask thus in Jesus name. Amen!

  9. Geevetha Mary Samuel

    +Martin Forgenie your prayer moved me to tears but thank you. It is going to be a favourite prayer by which I’m going to write in down in manuscript and frame it.

    Dear Lord
    Why do tears wet my pillow
    While I lay awake in the sleepless nights
    It’s not that I have not enough
    Or have much to complain in life

    But in Your great wisdom
    You know Lord what’s hidden deep inside
    Come and enfold me strong enough
    That I will overcome all that I feel inside
    Amen! 

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