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This article has become popular and people have been writing in the comments their dreams and asking for its interpretation. Please understand that I, the websmaster, do not do interpretations of dreams. If you ask me I would tell you to pray and ask the Lord to give you the interpretation. But if somebody else who reads your dream wants to offer an interpretation of it, that's fine with me, but I would not necesarily guarantee its accuracy and I would advise you not to either. The surest way to know God's Will is when you hear Him speaking to you directly from the Holy Scriptures, the Bible.

Bible Topics: Nightmares and bad dreams

Definition: A frightening or terrifying dream. (The word "nightmare" comes from the Old English word "mare" (or goblin) which meant an evil spirit or demon haunting people in their sleep.)

1. We have nothing to fear because God has promised us protection against nightmares.

2. We shouldn't feel intimidated or condemned by nightmares, but recognize them as the spiritual attacks of the Enemy that they are, and resist and overcome them with the Lord's help.

3. Sometimes bad dreams can be triggered by bad experiences or sights, so avoid these, if possible.

4. Some bad dreams result from simple, natural causes, or can be spiritually meaningless.

5. Some troublesome dreams may actually be from the Lord, but these clearly differ from nightmares in that they always have a purpose, either prophetic, or to warn, or to offer positive lessons.

6. Our first and surest defense against nightmares is to pray against them!

7. We should also specifically ask the Lord for positive, edifying, faith-building dreams, which God has promised to give to His children.

8. We should meditate on the Lord and His Word as we go to sleep.

9. We must not dwell on nightmares we may have had.

10. Here are a few more of the Lord's precious promises to claim for sweet dreams:

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Michael (Pittsburgh, US) says...
Please, STUDY the Bible, all of it. ALL dreams come from Elohim or our own minds. The Lord Almighty does NOT allow Satan to enter our dreams. When we are asleep we are helpless, and the merciful Father does not allow Satan to afflict us in our sleep. If we are in pain or distress, or sinning, we will have bad dreams because our brain is trying to warn us that we need to resolve issues or need to stop sinning. Or Elohim sends dreams to show us something, that is it. People don't want to take ... Read More
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Bestie (Abakaliki, Nigeria) says...
Thanks to God I found great prayers again bad dreams.
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Olamilekan says...
These are awesomely written prayers for bad dreams.

20th October 2018 10:30pm
Melissa Vance (Dallas, US) says...
Your delivereace pray really worked for me in time of need. I will send you something sson
28th April 2018 12:12am
Rhonda says...
Thank you so much for the compilation of Gods promises. I loved this article. It was a comfort to me.
7th April 2018 8:52pm
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