”Therefore, I tell you, whatever you ask for in prayer, believe that you have received it, and it will be yours,” (Mark 11:24 NIV).
Bedtime prayer for adults will penetrates the spiritual atmosphere and causes a great impact on the physical world. It is good to start in spirit and to likewise end in spirit. God says, whatever you ask for in prayer, in the morning, and before going to bed, believe that it is yours.
Anything that you will ask God to do for you in your bedtime prayer will be yours. Do not miss out on your breakthroughs, pray at night before you sleep.
Highlighted below is a bedtime prayer for adult guide to start you through.
1. Bedtime Prayer for Christian Adults.
“When you lie down, you will not be afraid, when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet,” (Proverbs 3:24 NIV).
My father and my God, here I am before you once again. I humble myself before you tonight. Father, I decrease that you may increase in my life. Thank you, Lord, for your mercies, your love, and your goodness that endures forever.
You have remained my God, faithful and abiding in love under all circumstances. Seasons and situations do not change your compassion towards me. Tonight, as I lie down father, may my sleep be sweet according to your promise in Proverbs 3:24 (NIV). In Jesus’ name, Amen.
2. Adult Bedtime Prayer.
“Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own,” (Matthew 6:34 NIV).
Everlasting God, the holder of my future, I praise you tonight. I praise your holy name, a name lifted above every other name. Thank you for your word that is new every dawn, and for your unending promises. Help me, Father, to live according to your instructions.
May your word light the paths of my footsteps and your Spirit be my guide along the narrow highways. I cast today’s worries unto you, OH LORD, that I may be able to sleep with your peace in my mind and heart. Thank you for reminding me not to worry about what tomorrow holds.
Protect me throughout the night and may your angels watch over me as I sleep like a small baby. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
3. Nightly Prayer for Adults.
“I lie down and sleep; I wake again because the Lord sustains me,” (Psalms 3:5 NIV).
My Father in Heaven, I come before you tonight in humble adoration. You are worthy of my adoration and praises, OH LORD. Receive praise, receive the honor, receive all the glory and thanksgiving. Thank you, Father, for watching over me during the day. Thank you for your love and kindness.
You are my sustainer God. You sustain my hope, you sustain my faith, and you sustain my family and all physical aspects of my life. Tonight, as I lie down to sleep, I have the assurance I shall wake again because you are my sustainer. I magnify you, I worship and bless you, Lord, for you are good. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
4. Bedtime Prayer for Adult Daughter.
“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.
The Lord watches over you–the Lord is your shade at your right hand; The sun will not harm you by day, nor the moon by night.
The Lord will keep you from all harm– He will watch over your life; the Lord will watch over your coming and going both now and forevermore,” (Psalms 121:3-8 NIV).
Mighty and everlasting God, I worship you tonight. Thank you for the great gift of life. I do not take it for granted that I have lived to see it today. I am so grateful Father. Tonight, I stand in the gap in prayer for my daughter. I commit her into your able hands, my Dear God.
I raise the standard of the blood of Jesus over my daughter. No arrow fashioned against any aspect of her life shall prevail in the Mighty name of Jesus. The sun will not harm her by day for you are always her shelter. Neither will the moon harm my daughter during the night for you are always with her.
Grant her knowledge, wisdom, and understanding from above for you are the giver, OH LORD. Do not let her feet lead her into anything that is ungodly. Thank you, Father, for answering my prayers, in Jesus’ name, Amen.
5. Bedtime Prayer for Adult Son.
“He who spares the rod spoils his son, but he who loves him is careful to discipline him,” (Proverbs 13:24 NIV).
God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit, I bless you tonight. Mighty are your works king of kings. LORD, I am grateful for the gift of a good son. Thank you, Father, for granting him good health since childhood.
As I make this bedtime prayer, I ask that you will be done over every area of my son’s life. I take captive his mind and thoughts to the obedience of Christ’s teachings. I declare and decree that my son will not fall prey to peer pressure in the mighty name of Jesus.
My son will not succumb to drug abuse, pornography, and other malicious acts in the mighty name of Jesus. Help him to remain upright in his adulthood for the glory of your name. As a parent, help me to instill discipline in my son so that I may be a good example to him. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
6. Bedtime Prayer for Adults Before Sleep.
“In vain you arise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat–for he grants sleep to those he loves,” (Psalms 127:2).
The great Yahweh, the I am who I am, great are your doings in our lives. Nothing compares to you, Lion of Judah. You reign on your throne, you reign in heaven, and you reign here on earth, my God. Thank you, Father, for your unchanging love in and out of season.
As we make this bedtime prayer tonight, we invite your presence OH LORD. Grace us Father, spiritually, physically, and emotionally. Bless the works of our hands so that our toil may not be in vain. We love you Holy Lord, and we know you love us too for you yourself is love, grant us sleep out of your love. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
7. Bedtime Prayer for Protection and Peaceful Sleep.
“Peace, I live with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid,” (John 14:27 NIV).
Mighty man of war, you who grants us protection and peace, hallowed be your name. I come to you tonight filled with thanksgiving in my heart. I thank you, Father, for being gracious to me throughout the day.
God, thank you for protecting me against intimidation and humiliation. You have provided for me my daily bread, and you have not allowed me to be in want of any basic thing. You are the reason I am in good health Lord; I thank you.
Do not forsake me tonight and do not leave me. Grant me protection from every calamity and tragedy in the Mighty name of Jesus. Protect me from every satanic consultant trying to summon my spirit tonight in Jesus’ name.
Father, grant me protection from the powers arising from the gates of hell. May a peaceful night’s sleep be my portion. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
8. Bedtime Prayer for Sleep and Healing.
“Be at rest once more, O my soul, for the Lord has been good to you,” (Psalms 116:7 NIV).
My healer, incomparable being. Thank you for allowing your son, Jesus, to be humiliated on the cross so that I may receive healing. In my bedtime prayer tonight, I rebuke every spirit of periodic illnesses in the Mighty name of Jesus.
I revoke every demonic decree upon my health in Jesus’ name. All-powerful God, may you build your foundation of healing and divine health in me in the Mighty name of Jesus. I pray for healing of my soul, my heart, my body, and healing upon the earth.
Heal the ways of all the people among the nations of the earth. Heal the land for the glory of your name, OH LORD. I purify and sanctify my body and soul with the blood of your son, Jesus Christ.
Healing is my portion, your healing is upon everyone experiencing any kind of pain, healing is upon the land and over the skies and the seas. Thank you, Everlasting God, for releasing your divine healing. As I sleep in newness of health tonight, watch over me. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
9. Prayer Before Bed for Adults.
“I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O LORD, make me dwell in safety,” (Psalms 4:8).
Kings of kings, Lord of lords, the great Yahweh, may your kingdom come down on earth. Holy is your name and mighty are your works upon mankind.
Forgive me, OH LORD, for I have fallen short of your glory. Cleanse my sin and make me worthy before you. God, I thank you for your manifestations upon my life. As I go to sleep, may your peace surround me. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
10. Bedtime Prayer for Protection.
“For He will command His angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways,” (Psalms 91:11 NIV).
Dear God, I praise you tonight. You have been with me in my goings and in my comings. Thank you for never forsaking me despite my sinful human nature that keeps doing things contrary to your will.
Forgive me, OH LORD, for the many times that I have sinned against you. In my bedtime prayer tonight, protection is my request to you. Protect my children from danger, sicknesses, and any evil attacks.
I ask that you protect them from bad influence even as they enjoy their youth. Father, protect all my harvests from destruction and theft. May your divine protection be upon my parents my God.
Keep them safe under all weather conditions and protect them from sicknesses that accompany old age. Be my shield, my hiding place, and my refuge whenever danger lurks. In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.
11. Adult Prayer Before Bed.
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love and of self-discipline,” (2 Timothy 1:7).
Omnipotent and Omnipresent God praised be your name. Father, I thank you for your power that has had an unending impact on my life. I am grateful to you because you have given me a spirit of courage and not fear.
I rub all images of fear of failure, disappointment, and frustration in the Mighty name of Jesus. May your Spirit help me to be a believer of sound mind, love, and self-discipline. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
12. Good Bedtime Prayer for Adults.
“The LORD replied, My presence will go with you, and I will give you rest,” (Exodus 33:14 NIV).
Lion of Judah, who can compare to you? I love you, my Father. Great is your faithfulness and great is your goodness. May your presence go with me and ahead of me in everything that I do. Be my guide, my counselor, and my comforter. May your presence grant me rest even as I retire to bed tonight. Blessed be your holy name and blessed be your righteous acts. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
13. Evening Prayer for Adults.
“Be still and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth,” (Psalms 46:10 NIV).
My Father, I thank you for all your promises. You are not a man to fail in keeping promises nor a son of man to say what you cannot do. I put all my trust in your word and in your promises. Help me to be still even in the storm.
I want to know your goodness, your kindness, and your generosity. Meet the needs of every person that is in need. Be the father to the fatherless and the partner to the lonely. I worship you and honor you because you are good. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
14. Nighttime Prayer for Adults for Safety.
“You are my hiding place; you will protect me from trouble and surround me with songs of deliverance. Selah,” (Psalms 32:7 NIV).
Dear Lord, I thank you for keeping me safe. May your presence continue going as you did with the Israelites. Be my shield, OH LORD, in every circumstance that seems to confront me in the Mighty name of Jesus.
Let me always dwell in your safety, my Father. Keep me safe so that the sun will not be able to do any harm to me. I am safe under the moon for you sustain me, God. May your mercies, your goodness, and your favor surround me like a shield. I will not be in dread because you are my hiding place. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
15. Bedtime Prayer of Gratitude.
“Give thanks to the Lord for He is good; His love endures forever,” (Psalms 107:1 NIV).
Lord, I thank you for your marvelous doings in my life. Father, most importantly, I thank you for the breathe of life. I am grateful to you for providing me with my daily bread. Be magnified, be exalted, and be lifted among nations.
I thank you for the divine peace that is beyond the understanding of man. Receive honor on your throne Father. I really appreciate your role in my life as a Father, a great physician, a counselor, and as my greatest source of strength. Your love that endures forever is my portion from tonight. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
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16. Bedtime Prayer for Adults of Blessings.
“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows,” (James 1:17 NIV).
God of all riches, the owner of all silver and gold. I bow down before you to worship you. Everything in heaven and on earth, you created my God. Thank you for sustaining me and for helping me keep my trust steadfast in you.
Your blessings upon my life come with no sorrow. Father, open your windows of blessings in heaven and release your blessings upon my household, upon my friends, children, and parents. Bless the works of my hands Mighty God. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
17. Bedtime Prayer for Adults of Anxiety.
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God,” (Philippians 4:6 NIV).
God, I humble myself before you today. No one compares to you Father. No kind of love compares to your love and no kind of goodness compares to your goodness. I cast my anxieties unto to you tonight for I know you care for me.
I come to you, with anxiety and worry as a burden, that you may give me rest. Your word says that with prayer and thanksgiving, we should present all our worries to you. As I make this bedtime prayer, I cast my anxiety over finances to you.
I also cast my anxieties over good health, prosperity, and long life to you. May you meet and supply all my requests according to your heavenly riches in Christ. Free me of anxiety and grant me your divine peace. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
18. Bedtime Prayer for Couples.
Matthew 6:34 (NIV) – Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Magnificent God, you brought us together, and for that reason, and others, we worship you. As we are about to retire for the day, we pray that our bond will remain strong and inseparable from any man. We pray for a renewal of our love tonight and to continue loving each other despite our many challenges.
Father, build our love on a solid foundation so it’ll never collapse. We thank you for life and for blessing us together under your love. We pray for your divine covering over us. As we live by your will, help our relationship depend on you.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
19. Bedtime Prayer for My Adult Daughter.
Job 24:23 (NIV) – He may let them rest in a feeling of security, but his eyes are on their ways.
Faithful God, you are our savior and caregiver. You fill my daughter’s life with happiness and protect her daily. As she goes to bed tonight, I request that you keep her safe, rejuvenate her for a better tomorrow, and shine your light upon her.
Dear Lord, please, make her sleep well tonight and fill her sleep with sweet dreams. Comfort her as she sleeps and send your angels to watch over her. Let your peace drive her throughout the night so that she may wake up strong and happy.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
20. Bedtime Prayer for Family and Friends.
Jeremiah 31:26 (NIV) – At this, I awoke and looked around. My sleep had been pleasant to me.
Almighty and Everlasting God, I want to appreciate you for the numerous blessings you have given me today. Thank you for loving and protecting me, my family, and my friends. I also thank you for watching over my loved ones and me throughout the day.
Abba Father, I ask that you continue to watch over us even as we sleep tonight. Keep us safe from the dangers of the night and evils planned by our enemies tonight. Thank you, Lord, as you grant my last request for the day.
In Jesus’ name, I pray, Amen.
21. Bedtime Prayer for Family Protection.
Psalm 42:8 (NIV) – By day the Lord directs his love, at night his song is with me— a prayer to the God of my life.
Omnipotent God, take all the glory and honor for all you do for me, my family, and my loved ones. Thank you for guiding our path today and for fulfilling our heart desires.
As we rest for the night, comfort our hearts, and give us sound sleep. Help us rest under your care and make us beneficiaries of your comforting peace. May we awake to a brand-new day under your loving care.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
22. Bedtime Prayer for Guidance.
Psalm 91:11 (NIV) – For he will command his angels concerning you to guard you in all your ways.
Heavenly Father, I admit that I have dishonored you today through my thoughts, words, and actions. Hence, I humbly seek your forgiveness. Please close them if I have laid a path for my enemies to get through me because of my sins. Cleanse me with the blood of Jesus and restore the joy of my salvation.
Lord, protect me from the terrors of the night and the evil that creeps in the dark. I go to sleep with faith that no evil shall ravage me this night, neither will any danger come near my dwelling. Place me under your shelter and bring me to a new day.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
23. Bedtime Prayer for Loved Ones.
John 11:12 (NIV) – His disciples replied, “Lord if he sleeps, he will get better.
Almighty God, I want to appreciate you for my loved ones. Thank you for guiding and protecting them in their various endeavors throughout the day. Thank you for keeping them healthy and providing for their needs.
As we go to sleep, please send your angels to keep them safe throughout the night. Shield them from all manner of evil. Fill them with your peace this night and cover them with your love.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
24. Bedtime Prayer for My Family and Me.
Psalm121:3-4 (NIV) – 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.
Everlasting God, I ask your hand to cover my family and me as we rest for the day. Distance us from the enemy’s evil intent; shield us and help us sleep soundly and wake up unharmed. Overshadow every aspect of our lives, especially tonight. I ask that your angels of protection surround us tonight. Help us remain alert in spirit, and our hearts open to receive from you as we awake in the morning.
Dear Lord, may we continue to love you, desire your presence, and rest under your care. Thank you for your mercies, goodness, and the daily renewal of strength we enjoy daily.
In Jesus’ Name, Amen.
25. Bedtime Prayer for Nightmares.
John 14:27 (NIV) – Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled, and do not be afraid.
Sovereign Lord, the past few nights haven’t been easy for me. I find it difficult to sleep over the nightmares that haunt me in my sleep. Your word encourages us to look up to you in times of despair, and you will grant us peace.
Father, I look up to you tonight; take away these strange dreams and give me peace. Please help me rest under your shadow, and dwell in your mighty presence. Fill my sleep tonight with sweet dreams.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
26. Bedtime Prayer for Worry.
1 Kings 5:4 (NIV) – But now the Lord my God has given me rest on every side, and there is no adversary or disaster.
Loving God, I have been worried the whole day, and sincerely my heart is still troubled. Father, I do not want to sleep feeling this way. Your word admonishes us not to be anxious, but we should make our requests known to you through prayer and supplications.
Therefore, I place everything making me worried at your feet. I choose to rest under your love tonight. Embrace me with your peace and grant me a genuine rest. Help me get over my troubles tomorrow so that I may continue to enjoy your peace.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
27. Bedtime Prayer for Comfort.
Revelation 21:4 (NIV) – He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.
Precious Holy Spirit, as I lay down to sleep, please comfort my troubled heart. I had a very stressful day, and I currently feel restless. Therefore, I ask that you comfort me and help me to rest in your peace.
Lord, you are the only you know what awaits me tomorrow; hence, I place everything in your hands. Do not let my heart be troubled over little things and help me hand over everything to you as I sleep. May your peace, which is greater than all understanding, fill and renew my heart against the night’s storms.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
28. Bedtime Prayer for Depression and Anxiety.
Matthew 11:28-30 (NIV) – Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls, for my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.
Faithful God, I am grateful that you have brought me up to this hour of rest. Today has been very challenging, but you have seen me through. I feel very stressed, sad, and tired right now. My mind is occupied with anxious thoughts.
Lord, help me to rest under your peace tonight. Deliver me from depression and anxiety. Fill my thoughts with hope. As I go to bed, I ask that you renew me physically, emotionally, and spiritually. May I wake up refreshed and strong to face the day.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
29. Bedtime Prayer for Safety.
Psalm 3:5 (NIV) – I lie down and sleep; I wake again because the Lord sustains me.
Father, sleep reminds me that I depend on you entirely for protection.
I cannot keep my heart beating or my lungs breathing throughout the night. I am dependent on you to sustain me and protect me. When I sleep, I put myself entirely in your hands.
Righteous Father, please protect me as I sleep tonight. Keep me safe from evil and the plans of the enemy. I entrust myself to you and my protection under your reliable care.
Do not let anything separate me from your love, care, and plans. Let me awake tomorrow energized and in great spirit.
Thank you for answering my prayers.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
30. Powerful Night Prayer for Peaceful Sleep.
Psalm 4:8 (NIV) – I will lie down and sleep in peace, for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.
Loving God, thank you for showering me with your love and care today. You have used my family, friend, and colleagues to show the true meaning of love, and I am so grateful to you.
Father, send your angels to protect me as I sleep tonight. Stop the enemy’s plans against my loved ones as we sleep. Above all, make our sleep calm and peaceful.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
31. Prayer for Nighttime sleep.
Psalm 127:2 (NIV) – In vain you rise early and stay up late, toiling for food to eat— for he grants sleep to those he loves.
Mighty God, thank you for your goodness in my life throughout today. I am grateful for the blessings you bestowed on me. Thank you for all the challenges you made me conquer and the joy you have given me.
Dear Holy Spirit, thank you for your amazing love and care. I also appreciate you for your abiding presence in my life daily.
I ask for your glorious peace to surround me tonight.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Bedtime prayer is underrated by many, but it has great influence in the spiritual realms. Sadly, not so many are aware of the impact that bedtime prayer has. However, it is never too late to take the first step.
The above prayer guides on bedtime prayers will make it easy for anyone willing to start this amazing and impactful experience. A minute of prayer before going to bed can be the turning point in your life.
Pray in all circumstances, without ceasing. God is faithful enough to answer your prayers. His ears are wide open to listen to your requests.
Is an Ordained Minister and Life Coach. He is an ordained minister since 1988. Shortly after receiving Jesus as his personal savior, he answered the call to ministry.