10 Bible Verses About Peaceful Sleep for Children That will Help them fall A sleep Better 

The key to our children having good days, starts the night before.  

Unlocking God's word with our children at bedtime opens the door for our kids to learn scripture that they will have access to for a life time.  

Making the choice to include scripture at bedtime a priority with our kids can help them, (and you) battle nighttime fears, anxieties, worries, and so much more.

Using scriptures that targets our kids big emotions that can raise their unwanted heads at night time gives us a rock to rest on when we were not sure what to do. It can even calm our own hearts in the middle of the chaos of bedtime.

Kids learn through repetition.  So, having a scripture or two, to help our children find their way to a peaceful nights sleep in our bedtime toolbox is one key to calmer nights.

Peaceful Sleep Scriptures for Children to Use at Bedtime

1.  Psalms 4:8

In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, O Lord, will keep me safe.

2.  Proverbs 3:24

You can go to bed without fear; you will lie down and sleep soundly.  

3.  John 14:27

"I am leaving you with a gift - peace of mind and heart.  And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give.  So don't be troubled or afraid."  

4.  2 Timothy1:7 

For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.  

5.  Psalm 34:4

I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me.  He freed me from all my fears.  

6.   Exodus 33:14

"My Presence will go with you, and I will give you rest."

7.  Psalm 34:7

For the angel of the Lord is a guard; he surrounds and defends all who fear him.

8.  Psalm 103:20

Praise the Lord, you angels, you mighty ones who carry out his plans, listening for each of his commands.

9.  Psalm 91:4

He will cover you with his feathers. He will shelter you with his wings. His faithful promises are your armor and protection.

10.  Psalm 42:8

But each day the Lord pours his unfailing love upon me, and through each night I sing his songs, praying to God who gives me life.

How to Get Your Kids to Sleep Better

There are multiple things that can help your children sleep better. One of them is reading a bible devotional at night time with your child.

Experts say, that reading is a great activity to help people of all ages to relax at bedtime. Reading God's word is all the more powerful!

Children's bible devotional are simple, short and easy to incorporate into any bedtime routine. 

Many parents have created wonderful memories with these creative translations of God's word for child. There are many options for parents and kids to choose from.  You can find books for kids of all ages from toddler devotions to teens.

I recommend having more than one kids bible devotional.  Giving your child choices at bedtime helps to build confidence that they can draw from during their days. Having multiple kids devotionals that your children can choose from along side a nightly story not only helps to teach them God's word in a fun way but also provides extra connection time at night.

Bedtime is a safe place where you can guide your child to the right door by offering keys (bible stories) in a gentle and loving environment.  Plus, it's a great way to minimizes bedtime power struggles! 


  • Gives you "connection" quality time with your kids.
  • Gives you a scheduled time to talk each day about God.
  • Helps your child to fall asleep in a peacefully atmosphere.
  • Helps to ease, or completely concurs bedtime fears.
  • Replaces anger and frustration with peace. 
  • Forms a good habit to the end of your child's busy day.
  • Teaches the importance of reading God's word each day.
  • Gives biblical idea's for your child to meditate on, while trying to fall asleep.

Ending your children's busy day with a good bible devotional and a bedtime prayer before kisses and hugs is sure to create wonderful memories for you and your children!  Give it a try and let me know how it works out for your family.

Your Kids can Have A Peaceful Night Sleep

One of the most powerful keys to unlocking a peaceful nights sleep for your child is to including God's word into their bedtime routine. Teaching your kids that they are not alone during the night (and daytime) you will discover less bedtime fears over time.

By opening doorways into amazing children's bible stories and devotionals you are teaching healthy sleep habits that will last a life time.  Plus, it brings the blessing of calmness and connection into your child's room by honouring God at bedtime.

Including bible verses into your child's sleep routine is an amazing way to create peaceful sleep and a calming atmosphere at bedtime with our kids.

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