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Simple Evening Prayers: 15 Awesome

Simple Evening Prayers: 15 Awesome

Ending your day with simple evening prayers is a great way to let go of stress, relax and find peace before falling asleep.

No matter what you’ve encountered during the day, talking to God through evening prayers will help renew your faith and, at the same time, give you a comfortable rest.

Additionally, evening prayers are also helpful for reflecting on the events that happened throughout your day and how God has been faithful to you.

Moreover, your prayers will also attract the presence of God and His Angels to protect you as you sleep.

The Lord will protect you from principalities and powers that cause mayhem when people sleep, and He will bring you to a new day healthy and strong.

Below are 15 awesome Simple Evening Prayers.


  1. Prayer of Thanks for the Day.

Psalm 119:62 (NIV) – At midnight, I rise to give you thanks for your righteous laws.

Loving God, thank you for a wonderful day and everything you brought with it. You remain my stronghold in good and challenging times, and I’m so grateful to you.

Please forgive me for any wrong I may have committed consciously or unconsciously that offended you or the people around me.

In turn, I also forgive and set free those who offended me today. Please grant me a good rest filled with sweet dreams and revelations for the day ahead.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Restorative Sleep.

Matthew 11:29 (NIV) – 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.

Glorious God, thank you for your blessings that are too numerous to count. And for bringing me home safely and healthy.

Please grant me a good night’s rest tonight so I can sleep peacefully, awake refreshed, and ready to start a new day loving you.

Lord, as I sleep tonight, I pray that you purge my mind of all the negativity and difficulties I faced today.

So that when I awake, I’ll be energized in the spirit, mind, and body to overcome all the setbacks of yesterday.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for When You Need a Reset.

Matthew 6:34 (NIV) – Therefore, do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Heavenly Father, I long for the feeling of your closeness, your peace, and your joy in my life.

I also yearn to feel alive again and bask in the wonderful wonders of the earth filled with your blessings.

Holy Spirit, I need your spirit within me so I can be all you want me to be and more.

As I sleep tonight, I ask that you anoint my heart and reset my mind. Reset my thoughts, faith, and love for you and others around me.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Easing Anxiety.

Psalm 55:17 (NIV) – Evening, morning, and noon  I cry out in distress, and he hears my voice.

Gracious God, you bless your people with peace – peace of the mind, soul, and spirit. And those who cast their anxieties on you are eased of their pains and worries.

Therefore, I have come to cast all my anxieties on you because I know you care for me. Please lift every burden off my shoulders. Instead, let me take yours, which is light.

Empower me with positivity through your Spirit so my emotions will stop bossing me around. Lastly, help me relax well tonight and release all these worries.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for When You need Clarity.

Proverbs 3:6 (NIV) – in all your ways, acknowledge him, and he will make your paths straight.

Almighty Father, thank you for helping me scale through another day. As I rest tonight, please fill me with ideas, reveal your plans, and show me what I need to know.

Lord, in areas where I lack wisdom in my life, I ask that you’d open my heart to listen to your instructions and follow your directions. I also ask for renewal, and restoration in my life, tonight.

Thank you for all the great things you did for me today and the ones you will do tomorrow.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for God’s Blessings.

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.

Faithful God, thank you for loving me so much that you protected me from harm and helped me accomplish my goals today.

Bless me as I rest tonight, and grant me a good night’s sleep. Forgive me for my words and actions today that did not honor you.

Also, bless my family and our home, and keep us safe through the night. Lastly, may your angels guard and watch over us tonight, just as you promised.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

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  1. Prayer for Help Sleeping.

Proverbs 3:24 (NIV) – when you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.

Mighty God, your word says that you give rest to your beloved, so I ask you that you minister rest and peaceful sleep as I retire to bed. I also ask that you quiet my heart and suppress the worries in my mind.

As I submit to your peace that surpasses all understanding, I ask that you will align my body together with your Spirit so that I’ll have a night of restorative sleep.

Lastly, I pray that you will shield, cover and protect me as I close my eyes.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for When You are Feeling Grateful.

Matthew 5:16 (NIV) – In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven.

Compassionate God, thank you for a great day; I’m grateful for taking care of me throughout the day. Thank you for the amazing times outside and the quiet times inside.

Dear Jesus, thank you for forgiving and loving me despite my many shortcomings. In addition, I ask that you help me live by Your precepts.

I also pray that those who have failed to acknowledge your goodness will come to know and love you.

Lastly, I request a good night’s rest full of wonderful dreams and peace.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for God’s Protection.

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

Mighty God, as the day draws to a close, I seek refuge in your protective arms. Your presence is the shield that protects me from the evil of this world even as I sleep.

The darkness of night doesn’t scare me as I look to you, the light of the world. I only ask that your presence doesn’t depart from me, dear Lord.

In your name, dear Jesus, I’ll lie down and sleep peacefully because you make me dwell in safety.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Restoration of Your Relationship with God.

Psalm 103:11-12 (NIV) – For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us.

Dear God, thank you for your steadfast and consistent presence in my life. Sometimes, I can feel your spirit right next to me. But other times, it’s hard to know if you are there.

Sometimes life gets so complicated that my heart finds it difficult to feel you through the pain. However, I pray tonight that I will experience your love and presence.

And lastly, I ask that you forgive my sins and bring me closer to your arms.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Waking up Restored.

Psalm 3:3-5 (NIV) -You, Lord, are a shield around me, my glory, the One who lifts my head high. I call out to the Lord,

and he answers me from his holy mountain. I lie down and sleep; I wake again because the Lord sustains me.

Awesome God, today has been a fulfilling and productive day. Thank you for working all things for my good and for delivering me in every situation.

As I now put aside the anxieties and worries of the day, please grant my mind and body the much-needed reset.

Bless my night with sufficient and peaceful sleep, dear Lord. Let my body and mind release all the tension and stress from fulfilling today’s tasks.

Above all, restore my mental, emotional, and physical strength as I sleep so that I may awake fully refreshed for another day.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for God’s Strength.

Matthew 11:28 (NIV) -Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.

Reliable God, sleep is a good reminder that I depend on you. My strength isn’t infinite, so unlike you, I certainly cannot work because I don’t have the power to withstand the stress.

Lord, I need you to refresh me tonight. And as I drift off to sleep, please take total control of my entire system and fuel me with your strength.

Lastly, please give me the grace to sleep well so I may awake healthy and with fresh energy.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for When You Need Help Easing Your Mind.

Psalm 17:7-9 (NIV) – Keep me as the apple of your eye; hide me in the shadow of your wings.

Righteous God, today has been very stressful, and I fear I may be unable to rest. My whole body aches, and my mind is occupied with the things I should’ve done and those I shouldn’t have done today.

Lord, please keep me as the apple of your eyes and help me rest under the shadow of your wings tonight. In the same way, take away this stress and ease my mind of unnecessary worries.

Lastly, help me worry less, hope more, and rely on your saving grace.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for When You are in Times of Struggle.

Psalm 27:1 (NIV) – The Lord is my light and my salvation—  whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life— of whom shall I be afraid?

Omnipotent God, your grace provides daily refreshment for my soul. As I reflect over the day’s experiences, make your grace sufficient for me.

You have been by my side and have protected me from all harm, and I know you will do the same again tonight and tomorrow. For this and many more, I exalt your Holy name.

Abba Father, as I lay on my bed to sleep, please take all the discomfort and anxieties that hinder good rest from my mind.

In Jesus’ name, Amen.

  1. Prayer for Worrying Times.

Psalm 121:2 (NIV) – My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth.

Our Father in Heaven, please assist me in sleeping comfortably, knowing that my help comes from you, the Maker of heaven and earth.

May all these feelings and thoughts swirling around me ease away; and be replaced with your assurance and peace of mind.

In the name of Jesus, let the battle ravaging my mind become like still waters and calm, green pastures.

And let your peace fill my heart, spirit, and mind as I meditate on your word before going to bed.

In Jesus’ mighty name, Amen.


The moment just before we go to sleep is a good time to refocus our hearts, mind, and attention on God through simple evening prayers.

Each day is made by Him, orchestrated by His grace, and designed to fulfill a wonderful purpose.

So regardless of how your day went, you should thank God and ask that He sustain you for another day.

Additionally, your prayers before you sleep invite the Holy Spirit to guide and grant you a good night’s rest.

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