Sleepy Scriptures

Sleepy Scriptures

Experience the lyrical prose of the King James Bible read to you softly with soothing voice and calming music to help you relax or sleep. Make your way through the Bible with weekly readings comprising chapters from the Old and New Testaments, and enjoy compatible bonus readings of literature delivered in the Sleepy Scriptures manner. Join the latest episode of Sleepy Scriptures or catch up at your own speed starting with episode one "In the beginning."

Episodes

April 9, 2024 37 mins

Welcome to Sleepy Scriptures. Today I’ll read chapters 9 and 10 of the New Testament book of Hebrews. I’ll read Psalm 98 and we’ll continue the Old Testament book of First Chronicles with chapters 8 to 11.

So curl up and get comfy, as you listen to episode 94 of Sleepy Scriptures.

God Bless

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Welcome to Sleepy Scriptures. Continuing the New Testament book of Hebrews, I’ll read chapters 5 to 8 today. I’ll read Psalm 97 and continue the Old Testament book of First Chronicles with chapters 5 to 7.

Again, as we make our way through some of the lengthy genealogies in First Chronicles it can be a bit daunting to follow along. So just remember this is Sleepy Scriptures, and if you ‘re inclined to doze off, that’s OK.  

So curl...

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Welcome to Sleepy Scriptures. Today we begin the New Testament book of Hebrews as I read chapters 1 to 4. I’ll read Psalm 96, and we’ll begin the Old Testament book of First Chronicles with chapters 1 to 4.

Now, today’s Old Testament readings include some lengthy genealogies which can be a bit of a challenge to digest in the light of day. But in the context of Sleepy Scriptures, they might be just what we need to help us drift away...

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Today I’ll read the New Testament Books of Titus and Philemon. I’ll read Psalm 95, and we’ll finish up the Old Testament book of second Kings with chapters 20 to 25.

If this is your first visit with Sleepy Scriptures, my name is Steve and I’m thrilled to have you join me as we make our way through the King James Bible with sleepy readings from the Old and New Testaments and the Psalms. I hope you enjoy this week’s episode, and you ...

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Welcome to Sleepy Scriptures. Today I’ll read the New Testament Book of Second Timothy comprising chapters 1 to 4. I’ll read Psalm 94, and from the Old Testament book of second Kings I’ll continue with chapters 17 to 19.  

So sit back or lie down and find that comfy place, put aside your thoughts of today and concerns for tomorrow, as you relax for a while with episode 91 of Sleepy Scriptures.

God Bless

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Today I’ll read the New Testament Book of First Timothy comprising chapters 1 to 6. I’ll read Psalm 93, and from the Old Testament book of second Kings I’ll read chapters 13 to 16. Now, let’s get comfortable and drift into a restful place as we listen to the timeless words of truth in scripture in episode 90 of Sleepy Scriptures.

God Bless

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Today we’ll complete the New Testament book of First Thessalonians with chapters 3 to 5. I’ll read Psalm 92, and from the Old Testament book of second Kings I’ll read chapters 9 to 12.

So sit back or lie down, find that comfy position and forget about things for a while as you listen to episode 89 of Sleepy Scriptures.

God Bless

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February 22, 2024 24 mins

In this first bonus mid-week episode, I’ll read the from George Macdonald’s “The Miracles of Our Lord” with the chapter titled, “The Beginning of Miracles” in which the author examines Jesus’ first miracle, that of turning water into wine. I hope you enjoy this new Sleepy Scriptures segment.

For Sleepy Scriptures subscribers, the complete introduction and this chapter of “The Miracles of Our Lord” are now available for you to liste...

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Welcome to Sleepy Scriptures. (Click Here to Subscribe *Ad-Free* with bonus content).

Today we’ll complete the New Testament book of Colossians with chapters 3 and 4 and begin the book of First Thessalonians with chapters 1 and 2. I’ll read Psalm 91, a perennial favorite, and from the Old Testament book of Second Kings I’ll read chapters 5 to 8.

A quick reminder that in the next couple of days I’ll be releasing the first sleepy in...

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(Click Here To Subscribe Ad-Free Now!) Welcome to Sleepy Scriptures. Continuing our journey through the King James Bible, today I’ll read from the New Testament book of Colossians, chapters 1 and 2, I’ll read Psalm 90, and from the Old Testament book of second Kings with chapters 1 to 4.

Before I begin, just a quick word on the recent introduction of advertisements to our podcast. In fact, you may have just heard one, and this has...

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⁠(Click Here To Subscribe Ad-Free Now!)⁠ Welcome to Sleepy Scriptures, today I’ll read all four chapters of the New Testament book of Philippians, I’ll read Psalm 89, and we’ll complete the Old Testament book of first Kings with chapters 19 to 22.

I hope you’ll find some rest and comfort in today’s readings as you get comfy and listen episode 86 of Sleepy Scriptures.

God Bless

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Welcome to Sleepy Scriptures, today we’ll finish up the New Testament book of Ephesians as I read to you chapters 4 to 6, I’ll read Psalm 88, and we’ll continue the book of first Kings with chapters 15 to 18 in the Old Testament.

So find that comfy place for sleep or relaxation, and drift away as we listen to episode 85 of Sleepy Scriptures.

God Bless.

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Welcome to Sleepy Scriptures, today we begin the New Testament book of Ephesians as I read to you chapters 1 to 3, I’ll read Psalm 87, and chapters 11 to 14 of the Old Testament first book of Kings.

If this is your first visit, you may choose to start at the beginning of our relaxing journey through the Bible with episode one. Or just get comfortable, open your mind to today’s readings and relax for a while as we listen to episode ...

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Welcome back to Sleepy Scriptures, today we’ll complete the New Testament book of Galatians as I read to you (with slightly hoarse voice still) chapters 5 and 6, I’ll read Psalm 86, and chapters 7 to 10 of the Old Testament first book of Kings.

Now, let’s take a few deep breaths, find that comfy position and, for now, put aside our thoughts of today and our cares for tomorrow, as we listen to episode 83 of Sleepy Scriptures.

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Welcome back to Sleepy Scriptures, I hope you had a Happy Christmas and I wish you all the best for the new year.

This is Steve with you, and having spent the Christmas season with family, my wife Donna and I, as usual, are presently recovering from our annual bout with the flu, courtesy of all our grandkids.

So please forgive my lack of voice in this first episode of 2024, as I read to you chapters 3 and 4 of the New Testament bo...

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December 23, 2023 19 mins

How the Bible tells the Christmas story - the complete account as read from the Gospel of Luke in the Sleepy Scriptures manner.

To you and yours, wishing all my Sleepy Scriptures listeners a Merry Christmas and many blessings for the New Year.

God Bless,

Steve.


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December 19, 2023 20 mins

The Old Testament prophecies of His coming, and the birth of Jesus Christ. As Christmas approaches enjoy this special Sleepy Scriptures presentation in anticipation of the celebration of the birth of Our Lord.

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In episode 81 of Sleepy Scriptures we begin the New Testament book of Galatians with chapters 1 and 2, I read Psalm 84, and start the Old Testament book of 1 Kings with chapters 1 and 2.

Before I begin, a quick word to let you know that the next full episode in our sequential scripture readings will be available on January 9, 2024. Between now and then, over the Christmas and New Year's holidays Sleepy Scriptures will feature t...

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Welcome to Sleepy Scriptures where I have the pleasure of helping you relax to a gentle Bible reading with soothing music.

Today, in the 80th episode of Sleepy Scriptures, I conclude the New Testament book of First Corinthians with chapters 14 to 16, I read Psalm 83, and finish the Old Testament book of 2 Samuel with chapters 21 to 24.

So take a few moments with some deep breaths and relax your tired body into a cozy position. Rele...

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Welcome to Sleepy Scriptures. Today I’ll read from the New Testament book of First Corinthians with chapters 11 to 13, I’ll read Psalm 82 and from the Old Testament book of 2 Samuel with chapters 17 to 20.

Now you may know that Sleepy Scriptures is here to help calm you after your busy day, indeed, to help you fall asleep. For some, Sleepy Scriptures provides an opportunity to set aside that elusive quiet time for a reading of the ...

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