Abide Guided Bible Parable & Prayer Meditation for Sleep: Inner Peace Guided Sleep, Mercy Healing



find rest as you listen to this peaceful bedtime story for more Bible stories that bring you refreshing sleep download the abide app in the iTunes or Google Play Store hi and welcome to this time of Christian guided meditation on abide this guide is here to help you with thoughts of worry and anxiety that you may be experiencing and that may be causing some restless sleep or insomnia for you you may consider playing it softly next to your pillow as you rest the ultimate goal is a personal encounter with God because only in his arms can we truly find rest so take your time God is in no rush nor should you be so when you're ready I want you to close your eyes and just relax as you listen to my voice just relax and let me guide as we begin by listening and joining me in the jesus prayer it has its origins in Egyptian Christian monasteries in the fifth century the prayer is just simply a method of opening up the heart to the prayer of the heart it's considered to be the unceasing prayer that Paul mentions the prayer that is voiced so humbly in Luke chapter 18 now just listen to the words don't concentrate no need to focus on them no effort just notice them soak in their truth Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner feel yourself relaxing is to falling back surrendering yourself and being held up by the strong right hand of God Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Jesus uses this prayer in a parable about a pious Pharisee and a despised tax collector Jesus tells of the pride of the Pharisee and the humility of the lowly tax collector to Humble to even look up to God as he prays too ashamed to even glance towards heaven beating his chest in agony over the weight of sin he feels on his shoulders can you relate to him and the simple prayer of this tax-collector the prayer jesus said would make this man righteous before God the prayer Jesus said would lift this man into the very presence of God Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner release the weight of your worldly cares as you focus on the mercy of Jesus o peaceful and Heavenly Father give this one your child rest for the refreshing of their soul and body grant this one this gift I pray keep them in that perfect peace which you have promised to them whose mind is fixed on you and give them such a sense of your presence that in these moments of silence they may enjoy the blessed assurance of your love through you Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner the words are important not just Lord not just Jesus and not just Christ but Lord submitting to his authority and Jesus acknowledging his humanity in Christ honoring his title the Messiah Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner merci means to show compassion or forgiveness towards someone who doesn't deserve it and has done nothing to earn it mercy grace the very center and core of God's gift to you so just rest in it tonight receive it Oh beautiful and loving father be merciful to this one Oh God because of your constant love because of your great mercy wipe away their sins wash away all evil and make them clean let them hear the sounds of joy and gladness create in them a pure heart and give them again the joy that comes from your salvation God grant this one piece so that they can have a renewed fresh spirit ready to face every day in Jesus name Amen filled Jesus's embrace feel Jesus whispering his love and care and mercy for you as you continue to relax I want you to pace your breathing as you listen to the prayer of the tax collector let his prayer become yours as you rest as you find calm and peace listen as I read the Jesus Prayer with longer and longer pauses between and use the pauses to settle your thoughts on Jesus you may notice that your thoughts wander in the moments of stillness and that's perfectly natural each time your mind begins to wander and it will happen just let the wanderings be a reminder to come back gently to the thoughts of mercy of Jesus let the prayer Center you back into the peace of Christ Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Oh peaceful and loving father be merciful to this one Oh God because of your constant love because of your great mercy wipe away their anxiety wash away all evil and make them clean from their sin tonight tonight let them hear the sounds of joy and gladness create in them tonight a pure heart O God give them again the joy that comes from your salvation God grant them this one peace so they can sleep and awaken with a renewed spirit ready to face the day ahead in Jesus name Amen Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner pace your breathing as I pray God's Word over you when you lie down you will not be afraid when you lie down your sleep will be sweet when you lie down no one will make you afraid many will rejoice with you when you lay down you will be at peace and you will sleep for the Lord keeps you safe when you lay down to sleep behold there is an angel with you at this your sleep will be pleasant to you Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner dear peaceful father thank you for your peace your care your love your salvation and your mercy as this child of yours finds rest as they rest let them feel your presence over them let them rest under your wings and now god bless them God keep them God lets your face shine upon them and give them your peace by your grace through faith in your son and whose name that I pray amen Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner or God I ask that you watch over your child tonight hold them in the fold of your tender loving arms the father I pray for deep rest and security for this dear and wonderful person that you love and care for give them visions and dreams of your hope and refresh them for a new day be their help in time of need and allow them to sleep deeply tonight in the name of the Father the Son and the Holy Spirit amen as you listen to my voice just relax and let me guide as we begin by listening and joining me in the Jesus Prayer it has its origins in Egyptian Christian monasteries in the fifth century the prayer is just simply a method of opening up the heart to the prayer of the heart it's considered to be the unceasing prayer that Paul mentions the prayer that is voiced so humbly in Luke chapter 18 now just listen to the words don't concentrate no need to focus on them no effort just notice them soak in their truth Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner feel yourself relaxing is to falling back surrendering yourself and being held up by the strong right hand of God Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Jesus uses this prayer in a parable about a pious Pharisee and a despised tax collector Jesus tells of the pride of the Pharisee and the humility of the lowly tax collector too humble to even look up to God as he prays too ashamed to even glance towards heaven beating his chest in agony over the weight of sin he feels on his shoulders can you relate to him and the simple prayer of this tax collector the prayer jesus said would make this man righteous before God the prayer jesus said would lift this man into the very presence of God Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner release the weight of your worldly cares as you focus on the mercy of Jesus o peaceful and Heavenly Father give this one your child rest for the refreshing of their soul and body grant this one this gift I pray keep them in that perfect peace which you have promised to them whose mind is fixed on you and give them such a sense of your presence that in these moments of silence they may enjoy the blessed assurance of your love through you Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner the words are important not just Lord not just Jesus and not just Christ but Lord submitting to his authority and Jesus acknowledging his humanity in Christ honoring his title the Messiah Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner merci means to show compassion or forgiveness towards someone who doesn't deserve it and has done nothing to earn it mercy grace the very center and core of God's gift to you so just rest in it tonight receive it Oh beautiful and loving father be merciful to this one Oh God because of your constant love because of your great mercy wipe away their sins wash away all evil and make them clean let them hear the sounds of joy and gladness create in them a pure heart and give them again the joy that comes from your salvation God grant this one piece so that they can have a renewed fresh spirit ready to face every day in Jesus name feel jesus' embrace feel Jesus whispering his love and care and mercy for you as you continue to relax I want you to pace your breathing as you listen to the prayer of the tax collector let his prayer become yours as you rest as you find calm and peace listen as I read the Jesus Prayer with longer and longer pauses between and use the pauses to settle your thoughts on Jesus you may notice that your thoughts wander in the moments of stillness and that's perfectly natural each time your mind begins to wander and it will happen just let the wanderings be a reminder to come back gently to the thoughts of mercy of Jesus let the prayer Center you back into the peace of Christ Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Oh peaceful and loving father being merciful to this one Oh God because of your constant love because of your great mercy wipe away their anxiety wash away all evil and make them clean from their sin tonight tonight let them hear the sounds of joy and gladness create in them tonight a pure heart O God give them again the joy that comes from your salvation God grant them this one peace so they can sleep and awaken with a renewed spirit ready to face the day ahead in Jesus name Amen Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner pace your breathing as I pray God's Word over you when you lie down you will not be afraid when you lie down your sleep will be sweet when you lie down no one will make you afraid many will rejoice with you when you lay down you will be at peace and you will sleep for the Lord keeps you safe when you lay down to sleep behold there is an angel with you at this your sleep will be pleasant to you Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner dear peaceful father thank you for your peace your care your love your salvation and your mercy as this child of yours finds rest as they rest let them feel your presence over them let them rest under your wings and now god bless them God keep them God let your face shine upon them and give them your peace by your grace through faith in your son and whose name that I pray amen Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner or God I ask that you watch over your child tonight hold them in the fold of your tender loving arms the father I pray for deep rest and security for this dear and wonderful person that you love and care for give them visions and dreams of your hope and refresh them for a new day be their help in time of need and allow them to sleep deeply tonight in the name of the Father the Son and the Holy Spirit amen as you listen to my voice just relax and let me guide as we begin by listening and joining me in the Jesus Prayer it has its origins in Egyptian Christian monasteries in the fifth century the prayer is just simply a method of opening up the heart to the prayer of the heart it's considered to be the unceasing prayer that Paul mentions the prayer that is voiced so humbly in Luke chapter 18 now just listen to the words don't concentrate no need to focus on them no effort just notice them soak in their truth Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner feel yourself relaxing is to falling back surrendering yourself and being held up by the strong right hand of God Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Jesus uses this prayer in a parable about a pious Pharisee and a despised tax collector Jesus tells of the pride of the Pharisee and the humility of the lowly tax collector to Humble to even look up to God as he prays too ashamed to even glance towards heaven beating his chest in agony over the weight of sin he feels on his shoulders can you relate to him and the simple prayer of this tax collector the prayer jesus said would make this man righteous before God the prayer jesus said would lift this man into the very presence of God Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner release the weight of your worldly cares as you focus on the mercy of Jesus o peaceful and Heavenly Father give this one your child rest for the refreshing of their soul embody grant this one this gift I pray keep them in that perfect peace which you have promised to them whose mind is fixed on you and give them such a sense of your presence that in these moments of silence they may enjoy the blessed assurance of your love through you Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner the words are important not just Lord not just Jesus and not just Christ but Lord submitting to his authority and Jesus acknowledging his humanity and Christ honoring his title the Messiah Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner mercy means to show compassion or forgiveness towards someone who doesn't deserve it and has done nothing to earn it mercy grace the very center and core of God's gift to you so just rest in it tonight receive it Oh beautiful and loving father be merciful to this one Oh God because of your constant love because of your great mercy wipe away their sins wash away all evil and make them clean let them hear the sounds of joy and gladness create in them a pure heart and give them again the joy that comes from your salvation god grant this one piece so that they can have a renewed fresh spirit ready to face every day in Jesus name Amen feel jesus' embrace feel Jesus whispering his love and care and mercy for you as you continue to relax I want you to pace your breathing as you listen to the prayer of the tax collector let his prayer become yours as you rest as you find calm and peace listen as I read the Jesus Prayer with longer and longer pauses between and use the pauses to settle your thoughts on Jesus you may notice that your thoughts wander in the moments of stillness and that's perfectly natural each time your mind begins to wander and it will happen just let the wanderings be a reminder to come back gently to the thoughts of mercy of Jesus let the prayer Center you back into the peace of Christ Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Oh peaceful and loving father be merciful to this one Oh God because of your constant love because of your great mercy wipe away their anxiety wash away all evil and make them clean from their sin tonight tonight let them hear the sounds of joy and gladness create in them tonight a pure heart O God give them again the joy that comes from your salvation God grant them this one peace so they can sleep and awaken with a renewed spirit ready to face the day ahead in Jesus name Amen Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner pace your breathing as I pray God's Word over you when you lie down you will not be afraid when you lie down your sleep will be sweet when you lie down no one will make you afraid many will rejoice with you when you lay down you will be at peace and you will sleep for the Lord keeps you safe when you lay down to sleep behold there is an angel with you at this your sleep will be pleasant to you Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner dear peaceful father thank you for your peace your care your love your salvation and your mercy as this child of yours finds rest as they rest let them feel your presence over them let them rest under your wings and now god bless them God keep them God let your face shine upon them and give them your peace by your grace through faith in your son and whose name that I pray amen Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner or God I ask that you watch over your child tonight hold them in the fold of your tender loving arms father I pray for deep rest and security for this dear and wonderful person that you love and care for give them visions and dreams of your hope and refresh them for a new day be their help in time of need and allow them to sleep deeply tonight in the name of the Father the Son and the Holy Spirit amen as you listen to my voice just relax and let me guide as we begin by listening and joining me in the Jesus Prayer it has its origins in Egyptian Christian monasteries in the fifth century the prayer is just simply a method of opening up the heart to the prayer of the heart it's considered to be the unceasing prayer that Paul mentions the prayer that is voiced so humbly in Luke chapter 18 now just listen to the words don't concentrate no need to focus on them no effort just notice them soak in their truth Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner feel yourself relaxing is to falling back surrendering yourself and being held up by the strong right hand of God Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Jesus uses this prayer in a parable about a pious Pharisee and a despised tax collector Jesus tells of the pride of the Pharisee and the humility of the lowly tax collector too humble to even look up to God as he prays too ashamed to even glance towards heaven beating his chest in agony over the weight of sin he feels on his shoulders can you relate to him and the simple prayer of this tax collector the prayer Jesus said would make this man righteous before God the prayer Jesus said would lift this man into the very presence of God Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner release the weight of your worldly cares as you focus on the mercy of Jesus o peaceful and Heavenly Father give this one your child rest for the refreshing of their soul and body grant this one this gift I pray keep them in that perfect peace which you have promised to them whose mind is fixed on you and give them such a sense of your presence that in these moments of silence they may enjoy the blessed assurance of your love through you Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner the words are important not just Lord not just Jesus and not just Christ but Lord submitting to his authority and Jesus acknowledging his humanity in Christ honoring his title the Messiah Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner merci means to show compassion or forgiveness towards someone who doesn't deserve it and has done nothing to earn it mercy grace the very center and core of God's gift to you so just rest in it tonight receive it Oh beautiful and loving father be merciful to this one Oh God because of your constant love because of your great mercy wipe away their sins wash away all evil and make them clean let them hear the sounds of joy and gladness create in them a pure heart and give them again the joy that comes from your salvation God grant this one piece so that they can have a renewed fresh spirit ready to face every day in Jesus name feel jesus' embrace feel Jesus whispering his love and care and mercy for you as you continue to relax I want you to pace your breathing as you listen to the prayer of the tax collector let his prayer become yours as you rest as you find calm and peace listen as I read the Jesus Prayer with longer and longer pauses between and use the pauses to settle your thoughts on Jesus you may notice that your thoughts wander in the moments of stillness and that's perfectly natural each time your mind begins to wander and it will happen just let the wanderings be a reminder to come back gently to the thoughts of mercy of Jesus let the prayer Center you back into the peace of Christ Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Oh peaceful and loving father be merciful to this one Oh God because of your constant love because of your great mercy wipe away their anxiety wash away all evil and make them clean from their sin tonight tonight let them hear the sounds of joy and gladness create in them tonight a pure heart Oh God give them again the joy that comes from your salvation god grant them this one peace so they can sleep and awaken with a renewed spirit ready to face the day ahead in Jesus name Amen Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner pace your breathing as I pray God's Word over you when you lie down you will not be afraid when you lie down your sleep will be sweet when you lie down no one will make you afraid many will rejoice with you when you lay down you will be at peace and you will sleep for the Lord keeps you safe when you lay down to sleep behold there is an angel with you that this your sleep will be pleasant to you Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner dear peaceful father thank you for your peace your care your love your salvation and your mercy as this child of yours finds rest as they rest let them feel your presence over them let them rest under your wings and now god bless them God keep them God let your face shine upon them and give them your peace by your grace through faith in your son whose name that I pray amen Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner Lord Jesus Christ son of God have mercy on me a sinner or God I ask that you watch over your child tonight hold them in the fold of your tender loving arms the father I pray for deep rest and security for this dear and wonderful person that you love and care for give them visions and dreams of your hope and refresh them for a new day be their help in time of need and allow them to sleep deeply tonight in the name of the Father the Son and the Holy Spirit amen we hope this meditation brought you peace to listen to the full collection of biblical bedtime stories download the abide app in the iTunes or Google Play Store

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