5 Versions of Good Night Prayer, along with Bible Verses
Saying a good night prayer before drifting off for the night is an excellent way to finish the day.
When we take the time to focus on God and reflect on what happened (and the many ways that God showed up for us), it helps ease our minds so we can sleep peacefully.
God is always watching over us, and He has got everything under control. 🙂
Use any (or all) of the five prayers below to end your day in the best possible way. It is my hope and prayer that you have a very blessed and peaceful night!
- Heavenly Savior,
You are The One who makes me dwell in safety.
Because of this, I can lie down and sleep in peace.
I choose now to turn all of my worries and cares over to You.
You never sleep, and You are always watching over me.
Thank You for Your peace that guards my heart and mind.
In the holy name of Jesus I pray,
When I lie down, I go to sleep in peace; You alone, O Lord, keep me perfectly safe. Psalm 4:8
- Precious Father,
You are my strength, and Your understanding is without limit.
I am so grateful for the many ways You take care of me.
Because of You, my life has purpose and meaning.
Help me to live in a way that brings glory to Your name.
May my hand always be placed firmly in Yours.
Because You keep me safe, I have nothing to fear.
I can lie down at night and be blessed with sweet sleep.
Thank You for this, Lord.
Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28
- Almighty God,
Your greatness is unsearchable, and You are trustworthy.
You are wise in heart and mighty in strength.
Thank You for being with me every moment today.
Your word says not to be anxious about anything,
So I choose now to place all of my worries into Your hands.
You are constantly working Your perfect plan for my life.
I can lie down and have restful sleep because I have nothing to fear.
May I always stay very close to Your side.
People who work hard sleep well, whether they eat little or much. But the rich seldom get a good night’s sleep. Ecclesiastes 5:12
- Everlasting King,
Your love is life-changing, and it never ever fails.
You know all things, including what the future holds.
True peace is given to those who depend on You.
I pray that You would give me courage to face tomorrow’s challenges.
My desire is to have a heart that wants Your will instead of mine.
Please cover me with Your protection and bless me with pleasant sleep.
Thank You for Your promise to always watch over me.
When you lie down, you will not be afraid; Yes, you will lie down and your sleep will be sweet. Proverbs 3:24
- Faithful Lord,
You are very generous, and Your blessings never end.
All power belongs to only You, and You are so beautiful.
Not a day goes by that I don’t make some kind of error.
You do not treat me as my sins deserve, and I thank You for this.
I pray that I would hold Your hand and never ever let go.
May I set my mind on things above, not on earthly things.
My faith and hope are in You tonight and always.
Give all your worries to Him, because He cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7
Best Good Night Prayer
I’d love to hear from you! Please leave a comment at the bottom of the page.
Thank you, and it is my prayer that you have a very blessed and peaceful night! ❤
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To read “What does it mean that I will lie down and sleep in peace (Psalm 4:8)?” click here: GotQuestions.org
Here is a peaceful, relaxing song to listen to before you nod off – “It Is Well” by Matt Redman. Enjoy, and sweet dreams! 🙂