Bad dreams are real, yet the bible is replete with prayer against bad dreams that can help you cancel out the effect of those dreams.
So if you are looking for prayer against bad dreams of any kind, this post is for you.
Bad dreams are pointers to something bad happening to you now or that something evil is going to happen to you.
Let me say this: if you don’t dream, you are in trouble; this is because dream(s) is one of the ways God speaks and reveals things to His Children in these last days (See Acts 2:16-18).
A Little About Dreams
Of course is that dreams come to us from multitude of business (Ecclesiastes 5:3) but more than that, dreams are given us by the Spirit of God as glimpses into the realm of the unseen. (Job 33: 14-17)
Through dreams, you have insights into your past, your present and your future.
So when you have a bad dream, that could be God’s way of showing you what Satan and his hosts of evil spirits are doing behind the scene (in the realm of the spirit) against you.
But the joy of knowing what Satan is planning or doing against you right now is that you are able to pray against those evil schemes revealed in the dream and cancel or stop them in the name of the Lord.
So, God reveals to redeem.
You have the advantage because God has made adequate provision in His word – with warranty that you can do something about those dreams.
That said; let’s now look at prayer against bad dreams gleaned from several bible verses.
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Effective And Power Prayer Against Bad Dreams
1. Oh Lord my Father, I bind every evil force and power that is tormenting and working against me through dreams, in the name of Jesus. (See Isaiah 8:9-10)
2. Father, in the name of Jesus, I take authority over evil dreams (mention the dream), I destroy its effect and nullify its power. And I shall not be harmed. (See Luke 10:19)
3. Satan, I know your work, you have come to steal, kill and destroy, but in the name of Jesus, I stop you in your track. I declare that you cannot touch me, in Jesus name. (See John 10:10)
4. Lord, your word guarantees good sleep, so I declare that my sleep shall be sweet tonight and henceforth. No evil force is permitted to come at me through dreams again, in the name of Jesus Christ. I fortify and sanctify my dream life by the blood of Jesus (See Proverbs 3:24).
5. Lord, you have not given me the spirit of fear, therefore, I resist every form of fear that Satan may want to instill in me through this dream, in the name of Jesus. Fear, I bound you, I come against you, I cast you out of my mind and domain right now, in Jesus name. (See 2 Timothy 1:7)
6. Lord, I declare that no weapon formed against me in and through this dream shall prosper, in the name of Jesus. I condemn the force behind the dream, in Jesus name. (See Isaiah 54:17)
7. Every enemy that is coming against me through this dream, be destroyed and scattered before me, in Jesus name (See Deuteronomy 28:7)
8. Lord, I know my wrestling match is not with humans but with already defeated unseen forces, so I destroy them, in the name of Jesus. I enforce the victory of the cross over them, in Jesus name. (See Ephesians 6:12)
9. Oh Lord, I declare that every wickedness that the wicked has devised against me has gone down with the dream, in Jesus name. Wickedness has fallen for my sake. (See Psalm 27:1-2)
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10. In the name of Jesus, I overcome evil dream by the blood of the Lamb. I overcome the wicked forces behind the evil dream by the power of the Lamb’s blood, in Jesus name. (See Revelation 12:11)
11. In the name of Jesus, I say to this evil dream, go, get out. I declare you shall not prosper, your effect and intended evil will never happen in my life. Begone, in Jesus name (See Mark 11:23).
12. Through the Spirit of the Lord, I raise the standard of the name and the blood of Jesus Christ against every evil dream. I lift up the standard of the Word of God against you; you shall not prosper nor come to pass in my life, in Jesus name (See Isaiah 59:19)
13, Evil dream, the Lord did not ordain you nor command you, therefore you shall not come to pass, in Jesus name. (See Lamentations 3:37)
14. Dream, Christ has redeemed and freed me from your curse and effect, you shall not succeed against me, in Jesus name. (See Galatians 3:13)
15. I declare that as the redeemed of the Lord, no divination, evil omen and spell through dream and any other means shall succeed against me, in Jesus name. (See Numbers 23:23)
16. Every association of witches and wizards against me through dreams shall not prosper. I destroy them, in Jesus name. (See Psalm 118:12)
17: Lord, as you have said, contend with those who are contending against me and take the glory, in Jesus name. (Isaiah 49:25)
Thank you Lord for answers to prayer, in Jesus name
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Bible Verses For Prayer Against Bad Dreams
“I have given you authority to trample on snakes and scorpions and to overcome all the power of the enemy; nothing will harm you.”
“The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.”
3. Proverbs 3:24:
“When thou liest down, thou shalt not be afraid: yea, thou shalt lie down, and thy sleep shall be sweet.”
4. 2 Timothy 1:7:
“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”
5. Isaiah 54:17:
“No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the LORD, and their righteousness is of me, saith the LORD.”
6. Deuteronomy 28:7:
“The LORD shall cause thine enemies that rise up against thee to be smitten before thy face: they shall come out against thee one way, and flee before thee seven ways.”
7. Ephesians 6:12:
“For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high places.”
8. Joel 2:21:
“Fear not, O land; be glad and rejoice: for the LORD will do great things.”
9. Psalm 27:1-2:
“The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the LORD is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid? When the wicked, even mine enemies and my foes, came upon me to eat up my flesh, they stumbled and fell.”
10. Revelation 12:11:
“And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb, and by the word of their testimony; and they loved not their lives unto the death.”
11. Mark 11:23:
“For verily I say unto you, That whosoever shall say unto this mountain, Be thou removed, and be thou cast into the sea; and shall not doubt in his heart, but shall believe that those things which he saith shall come to pass; he shall have whatsoever he saith.”
12. Isaiah 59:19:
“So shall they fear the name of the LORD from the west, and his glory from the rising of the sun. When the enemy shall come in like a flood, the Spirit of the LORD shall lift up a standard against him.”
13. Lamentations 3:37:
“Who is he that saith, and it cometh to pass, when the Lord commandeth it not?”
14. Mark 3:27:
“No man can enter into a strong man’s house, and spoil his goods, except he will first bind the strong man; and then he will spoil his house.”
15. Galatians 3:13:
“Christ hath redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is every one that hangeth on a tree: That the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Jesus Christ; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.”
“There is no divination against Jacob, no evil omens against Israel. It will now be said of Jacob and of Israel, ‘See what God has done!’”
17. Psalm 118:12:
“They compassed me about like bees; they are quenched as the fire of thorns: for in the name of the LORD I will destroy them.”
18. Isaiah 49:25:
“But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children.”
19. Matthew 18:18:
“Verily I say unto you, Whatsoever ye shall bind on earth shall be bound in heaven: and whatsoever ye shall loose on earth shall be loosed in heaven.”
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PS: Unless otherwise stated all scriptural quotations in this post are taken from the Authorised King James Version. And all scriptural quotations tagged NIV are taken online from the New International Version 2011, published by Biblica.
How To Pray Against Bad Dreams
It is not just enough to pray, it is best to pray effectively.
The first steps to effectively pray prayer against bad dreams is to know what God’s word has made available to you so you can have a legal stand and place to pray.
Bible verses are your best bullets against evil dream, you must locate them… thank God you have 19 of them already (listed above).
Pray the scriptures and you will have the victory over bad dreams.
Secondly, to pray victorious prayer against bad dreams, prayers that get result, you may need to set yourself to pray with fasting.
Plus, you may also have to pray in the night often.
Above all, you need to understand the place of praying in the spirit, or praying in tongues.
Your dreams are spiritual, and most times mysteries; tongues are that way too, spiritual and are mysteries: so it is spirit against spirit and mystery answering to mystery.
That way, your prayer will be effective and will deliver on the desired results.
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No doubt, you are now armed with bible based effective way to pray prayer against bad dreams.
Plus, you also now know how best to pray the prayer against bad dreams that deliver results.
What’s more, you also know when best it is to pray such prayers.
And just as the scripture has said: it is the doer of the word that is blessed, so if you do the things said in this post on prayer against bad dreams, you will soon find out that you have the upper hand over every bad dream.
Don’t let laziness rob you of your victory over the power of Satan and the effect of bad dreams.
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