Psalm 127: 2
"It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep"
Are you one of those who have trouble sleeping at night? Perhaps just this morning you said, “I was up the whole night—one of my family member running a high fever,” or “I slept for only two hours—I was awake getting ready for my presentation,” or “I couldn’t sleep at all—I was worried about the bills that need to be paid”
God “gives His beloved sleep.” Have your ever asked who are His beloved? You and I! Because we are in Christ, we are His beloved (see Ephesians 1:6, 2 Thessalonians 2:13).
God says, “It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows.” In other words, it is pointless to worry and lose sleep because the truth is, “Unless the Lord builds the house, they labors in vain who build it; unless the Lord guards the city, the watchman stays awake in vain” (Psalm 127:1).
So, let God be the one who builds your career and protect over your financial investments. Let Him be the one who guards your health, marriage and children. Don’t worry and stay up late as if you are the source of the increase, or the one who has the power to make things happen and save the situation. No, God is the one and He says to you, “My beloved child, throw that care to Me and go to sleep.” And while you are in deep sleep, He is working on your situation. He, who neither slumbers nor sleeps (Psalm 121:3–4). He the one who works the night shift for you as you sleep!
But because we are such doers and performers, that we want to do all the work by ourselves not allowing God in our workplace or life. But when we actually do, casting all our cares, anxieties and worries once and for all into His hands, we will see how He cares for us affectionately and watchfully. Beloved, trust your Father’s love for you. Cast your cares on Him and have no more sleepless nights!
Don’t be at night shift of anxiety.