15 Comforting Bible Quotes to Relax you to Sleep
God created us to need rest. And even God himself rested on the seventh day after he’d created the world. While God doesn’t need physical sleep the way we do, He knows the importance of rest and relaxation. God wants you to have a restful night’s sleep every night, so that you can be energized every day to do whatever He’s called you to do. If you’re struggling with resting peacefully, meditate on these verses from God’s Word.
“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
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
Return, O my soul, to your rest; for the LORD has dealt bountifully with you.
- Psalm 116:7
Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself, and God our Father, who loved us and gave us eternal comfort and good hope through grace, comfort your hearts and establish them in every good work and word.
- 2 Thessalonians 2:16-17
So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation.
- Genesis 2:3
In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety.
- Psalm 4:8
Surely he has borne our griefs and carried our sorrows; yet we esteemed him stricken, smitten by God, and afflicted.
- Isaiah 53:4
Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.
- 2 Corinthians 1:3-4
May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.
- Romans 15:13
casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
- 1 Peter 5:7
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.
- John 14:27
Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, "I will never leave you nor forsake you."
- Hebrews 13:5
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.
- Matthew 11:28
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
- Psalm 23:4
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go."
- Joshua 1:9
Read these Bible verses – and others – before going to bed each night, meditate on God’s love for you, and may you have a peaceful night’s sleep!