We’ve all been there. Rolling over and over in bed, rehearsing a frustration from our workday, or struggling with fear over something in the future. Stressed out and sleepless, we’re wishing morning would come.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. The Word of God contains countless opportunities for meditation. As we ponder biblical truths, we can find release from our stress and fears.
The following short scriptures are by no means all the meditation-worthy passages for bedtime. They don’t cover the power of the Gospel, our identity in Christ, or the blessings of being controlled by the Spirit of God—but they do contain truths about rest and sleep that can help Christians begin to meditate as they pillow their heads at night:
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