Now I lay me down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep; If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take.
Reason 1: Prayer gives you the opportunity to reflect on your day and express gratitude and appreciation for your life. By praying at bedtime allows you to stop and think about all the things that happened to you during the day, and take those moments to feel the gratitude and appreciation for all the little moments.
But if you can stand, the prayer protocol is that one must stand to offer the prayer and if you can sit but can’t stand, then sitting is acceptable etc. However, if you want to offer the prayer lying in bed even if you can stand or sit, it’s between you and God. You can pray anywhere.
Loving God , I pray that you will comfort me in my suffering, lend skill to the hands of my healers, and bless the means used for my cure. Give me such confidence in the power of your grace, that even when I am afraid, I may put my whole trust in you; through our Savior Jesus Christ. Amen.
Catholic Prayers Sign of the Cross . Our Father . Hail Mary . Glory Be . Apostles Creed . Nicene Creed . Guardian Angel Prayer . Prayer to St. Michael. the Archangel.
This is the period to pray for God’s provision to be released (Luke 11:5-13; Acts 16: 3 ). It is also time for miracles and for applying the Blood of Jesus. Often, we are awakened during this time with dreams God has given to us.
7 Strong Prayers for Divine Promotion 1 Peter 5:6. Heavenly Father , I thank You for shaping and guiding my life and for this promotion. Genesis 12:2. Jesus , my Savior, I praise You because of Your divine favor over my life. Psalm 113: 7-8. Philippians 4:13 & 2 Timothy 1:7. Psalm 20:4 & Colossians 3:23. Daniel 2:21. Matthew 23:11.
We should always pray to God. That can be two, three, four or even more times a day and when you feel that you need to. Our prayers should be sincere too. The length of time we say a prayer doesn’t matter as long as it comes from the heart.
Jesus said, “ Sleep and take your rest later on” (Matthew 26:45). There’s a time for everything (Ecclesiastes 3:1). While sleeping in place of physically working is definitely condemned in the Bible , perhaps what is even more hurtful to ourselves is when we sleep in place of prayer.
There are plenty of midnight deliverance cases in the Bible; prayers that are most effective are conducted between 12 am and 3am. you don’t have to pray from 12 midnight to 3.00 a.m. Even if it is only for 15 minutes or 30 minutes, or 45 minutes, it is ok.
The Top 10 Bible Verses to Read When You Can’t Sleep “When you lie down, you will not be afraid, when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.” ( “I lay down and slept, yet I woke up in safety, for the LORD was watching over me.” ( “Be still, and know that I am God.” (Psalm 46:10)
You can either pray your prayers in your mind or speak them out loud. God is able to hear your prayers either way!
In the King James Version of the Bible the text reads: But when ye pray , use not vain repetitions, as the heathen do : for they think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. In praying , don’t use vain repetitions, as the Gentiles do ; for they think that they will be heard for their much speaking.
As with a friend, you expect back-and-forth communication by noticing how God answers, helps or teaches you . While prayer may be more of a one -way transaction, talking implies a conversation. You can talk to God out loud or inside your mind , whichever feels most effective to you .