If there’s a time everyone in the world looks forward to, it’s bedtime, the time when we all go to bed at night.
This is mainly because going to bed helps in unwinding the day’s stress and relaxing the body. As a Christian, one of the things you should do every night before going to bed is to pray.
Aside from praying to God to protect you and give you sweet dreams as you go to bed, you can also pray to God to bless those you love, as well as grant their heart desires.
As you say these prayers, believe in them and God’s Blessings shall not depart from you, your family and your friends.
In this article, we’ll be sharing 9 goodnight prayers for God to bless you, family and friends.
1) Prayer Good Night: God Bless You
Thank You for all the amazing things You have done in my life and for giving me the opportunity to praise Your name in the land of the living.
I ask that You bless me and my loved ones tonight. Let us feel Your protection as we prepare to sleep. May You remove all the worries and negative thoughts in our minds.
Bless our minds, bodies and hearts. Give us strength and wisdom so that we can overcome the trials that we may encounter. Let us wake up to Your goodness and blessings tonight and every day.
Praying to God before going to bed shows that you acknowledge His sovereign presence in your life.
Though a lot of people forget to say their prayers before bed because they are either very tired or forget to pray, you should always remember to pray before going to bed.
Know that you can ask God of anything and He will do whatsoever you ask of Him.
Do not feel bad or selfish when you pray to God to bless you and provide all your needs.
In the book of Philippians 4:19, it says “And my God will supply every need of yours according to his riches in glory in Christ Jesus“.
This is a confirmation that God will bless you and provide whatever needs you have. All you have to do is ask Him, He is always ready to supply.
2) Blessing Good Night Prayer
“Heavenly Father, I am privileged to be Your child and I thank You for the gift of life. Tonight, as I go to bed I pray that You release Your blessings upon me, my friends and my family.
I know that You have promised to give Your children, anything we ask of and that is why I come before You today. To ask for Your protection and grace on my life and the life of those I care about.
In Jesus’ name I pray, Amen.”
God is our father and He is the sole provider for the whole universe.
Going to God in prayers you’re showing Him that you need Him and you depend on Him for your needs to be provided.
Before you go to bed, feel free to ask God to release His blessings on you, your friends and family.
In Matthew 7:7 says: “Ask and you shall be given“.
So do not hesitate in asking God to bless you, your friends and family.
By praying, you’re also making sure that no evil spirits or entities can attack you or your loved ones during the night.
You can also read this article for more good night prayers.
3) Good Night Wishes And Blessings
“Dear God, I have come before You tonight to ask that You bless me as I go to bed. There’s no greater source of blessing in this world than You and that is why I come to You.
I pray on behalf of my friends and family that You bless them. I wish them all a beautiful night rest wrapped in Your love, protection, grace and blessings, Amen.”
Mentioning your friends and family to God before going to bed is a very noble thing to do.
Most times, your friends and family can be so exhausted and tired that they forget to pray before going to bed. But when you mention them to God and ask God to bless them, know that He will.
God loves it when we care for our loved ones and have good intentions for them.
He will not only send His angels to watch over you, but He will send His angels to watch over them too and pour His blessings on them.
4) Beautiful Good Night Prayer For Family
“Almighty God, the maker of the Heavens and Earth, hallowed be Your name.
Tonight, I pray to You not for myself but for my beautiful family, whom I love so much. As they go to sleep tonight, may You bless them with a true rest from a long day of work/school.
May their dreams be undisturbed. May their bodies and minds be at peace so they don’t worry about tomorrow.
Thank You God for hearing my prayers. Amen.”
There’s no greater protection than the protection that comes from the Lord.
He protects and cares for everyone and everything on earth, including the birds of the air and the trees in the woods.
Asking God to protect and watch over your family is not a big deal to Him.
He will watch over them himself and ensure that your family members all have sound sleep. He will take away all of the worries in their mind so that they can have a good night.
You can also say a morning prayer for your family, so they can end and start their day with the presence of God.
5) Good Night Prayer For A Friend
“Dear God, Thank You for Your mercy and goodness in the life of my friend [friend’s name].
Tonight, I pray lord that you watch over my friend and give [friend’s name] inner peace, strength and grace as he/she goes to bed.
I ask that my friend goes to sleep knowing that he/she is loved by You and that Your goodness and mercy will never depart from his/her life. Amen.”
If you never thought about praying for your friends or mentioning them to God before going to bed, then you should start considering that.
Aside from hanging out with your friends or doing fun things together, praying for your friends helps strengthen the bond of your friendship.
Henceforth, before going to bed, do not just pray for yourself but mention your friends or a special friend to God too. God will surely listen and answer all of your prayers.
You can also send them this prayer, so you can pray together for each other. That creates an even deeper bond and protection.
In Proverbs 10:22, it says “The blessing of the Lord makes rich, and he adds no sorrow with it.”
This is another of God’s confirmation of His love towards you.
6) Good Night Prayer For God To Bless You
“Heavenly Father, thank You for being the father that never disappoints.
Thank you for fulfilling all the words You have spoken over my life, and I am not ignorant of all the things You have done for me.
Today, I come before You to ask that You stretch forth Your hand of love and blessing upon me, Lord. Bless me as I go to bed, bless me as I wake, bless everything that my hands touch and everything I try out to do.
In Jesus’ name, Amen.”
When it comes to the blessings of God, it is like a river that never runs dry.
God can bless everyone in the whole world and still have enough to go around. By simply asking God to bless you, a lot of things can go right in your life and your life can take a different direction.
This is because, when God blesses us, our life never remains the same.
The blessings of God change a lot of things and makes life easier.
Be rest assured that when God blesses you, your life will be better as a whole because He is a giver of only good things.
7) Catholic Prayer For A Blessed Good Night
“Everlasting Father, King of Kings and Lord of Lords. I thank You and exalt Your holy name for all You have done for me.
Lord, I ask that as I go to bed tonight, may the night be peaceful and full of Your blessings and protection. Let my dreams revolve only around the things You want me to see.
And by tomorrow morning, I shall arise to see a new day that You have made and experience another dose of Your faithfulness in my life, Amen.”
Going to bed at night is incomplete if you have not asked God to bless you and protect you as you go to sleep.
There’s no point in going to bed if you’re not going to have a good night anyway and the only way to ensure you sleep well is by committing your night to the mighty hands of God.
Always remember that God is ever ready to grant our heart desires and he will always exceed the expectations we have of him.
Believe in God that you will have a great night and a good night’s sleep and you will.
If you’ve been inviting a lot of people to your home, you should also say a prayer to remove negative energy from your home. As it can be affecting your sleep.
8) Prayer For a Good And Peaceful Night
I come to You tonight to ask that You watch over me as I go to bed to rest for the day and that You make my night a good one and full of Your peace.
I know You are a God of peace and not of Chaos and with You, I am satisfied that You will calm both the inner and outer storms of my life as I go to bed.
Thank You lord for answering my prayer, Amen.”
A lot of times, life can be very unpredictable. A lot of people go to bed and the most unbelievable things happen.
It is very important that you commit your night to God’s hand before you go to bed.
Not just you but your kids, siblings, friends, neighbors and family at large, you have to tell them about the importance of doing this.
When you commit your night to God’s hands, He takes care of the things for you while you are asleep, including the things that are way beyond your comprehension.
From now on, ensure that you say this prayer before going to bed every night.
9) Prayer For A Good Night With God’s Blessing
By praying for God to bless you before going to bed, you’re strengthening your bond with the Lord.
It shows Him that He is the last thing you think before sleeping, which shows the faith you have in God.
You can say any of these prayers every night and I guarantee you that nothing will harm you or your loved ones.
Should I Say These Prayers Before Going To Bed?
Yes, these are bedtime prayers and they are meant to be said before you go to bed.
You can choose to say any of these prayers before you go to bed at night. You don’t have to say all of them at once.
Will These Prayers Invite God To Bless Me Or My Loved Ones?
Yes, these prayers will invite God to bless you and your loved ones.
When you pray to God requesting for anything, it is a direct invitation to Him to help you us.
Can I Say These Prayers Every Night?
You can say these prayers every night as much as you want. Remember, there’s no such thing as praying too much to God.
When you say these prayers every night, it is your own way of reminding God to bless you, your friends and your family, and He never gets tired of listening.
A lot of people believe that the only prayer they should say at night before going to bed should only be the prayer of protection but this is not true.
Praying to God to bless you, your friends and family can and should be added to the list too.
The prayers in this article will help you to reach the blessings of God. All you have to do is believe in God as you say them and He will answer all of your prayers.