There are many practical tips and helpful techniques to help us sleep, but we shouldn’t forget that there are also some important spiritual realities:
- First, we are designed by God to require sleep.
- Second, sleep is a reminder that we are not God. He doesn’t need to slumber or sleep (Psalm 121:4), but we need to sleep.
- Third, when we sleep we are forced to relinquish control. In this act, we have the opportunity to choose to trust God to watch over all the pieces of our lives. As David wrote in Psalm 4:8, “In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, Lord, make me dwell in safety.”
To help you with the spiritual side of sleep, here are three questions that I seek to use each night before seeking rest: Continue Reading