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Sleep Terrors: When I Sleep I Dream Of Demons

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When I sleep I dream of demons. Demons in little children and of my family i live with as demons. Everytime i have a dream about the demons they're either after me or talking to me in the tongue of the devil. They get worse and worse each time i have one.

The last time i had one was last night and it felt so real as if i was really there. I could feel the wind and hear every little thing. I really dont know how to explain them but that they're awful.

I dont ever go to sleep thinking of mean things or go to sleep even thinking. I can't figure out why i keep having dreams like this. But sometimes i wont even walk outside in the dark i have to have someone beside me for a couple of days so i can get over the fear of my dreams. Because i think that it could happen because they seem like they're happening in real life as i have them...

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Apr 14, 2011
this is mine and it's about the same thing
by: Anonymous

Help= I have this dream about five kids that all look different but there demons. The first time I was dreaming I was at this cabin working with them and one of kids was gone. I went looking for him to. I found him in a barn. The other kids ran up to him and killed him. The dead boy stood to his feet and his face had change to this horrbal looking thing. I then woke up freaking out I went down stairs and did my bathroom thing and then went to back to bed. Only to go back into the same dream. All but one would change except for the one who was being stabbed. Then the child would come back to life. They would change to a new person each time. This dream was so bad that I called in sick and I was exhausted like I never slept.
Another one they pulled me out of bed and I saw my wife with one. It was waving its hand in a circle motion over her head. 3 of them grabbed me and dragged me to the steps and I could see them doing to the same thing to my son. It was almost like they were keeping them asleep. The 3 had picked me up and threw me over my railing and I fell down the stairs. I actually woke up lying at the bottom of my stairs.
I’ve had one that I was running down the block and I’m yelling at people to help me but they just see kids and won’t do anything.
The one the other night was they were dragging me down this hole. I was grabbing tree roots but with no trees. They were slick like oil was on them and I couldn’t get out. I’m aware while I’m dreaming that it’s a dream but I can’t get away. My wife woke me up and I thanked her for saving me. The dreams are only getting worse and I’m not crazy I don’t do drugs and I have the same stress like everyone else in the world. They come at different times I have them when it is good and when not so good. This has been going on for 2 years and the last 6 months have been really bad.

May 06, 2011
i have had them my whole life
by: trinitrotoluene

when i was a child, the drs just said that they were night terrors and that i would grow out of them. i am 27 yrs old now and still have them almost every night. i would tell ppl,but most of them thought that i was just making up stories... to b cool or something. yes, i am a nerd, but i am proud of it and would never lie about such things. even my boyfriend dismissed my claims until the first night that we slept in the same bed. lets just say that he did not sleep well that night. last night i was put in prison,burned alive and thrown into a bottomless pit, the night b4 i was eaten alive by demons dressed as old turkish warriors. one week i dreamed of different ways that my sister killed me; she used giant scorpions one night, turned into a demon and ripped my intrails out of my anus on another night etc... i have tried everything to get rid of them; red wine, rare fruits, relaxation, i dont drink caffeine, Ambien - dont recommend that one - it prevented me from waking up, not sleeping - just made me go into dream state sooner,i even tried smoking pot b4 bed - i dont usually do such things but i was desperate. nothing helps. but if u have a new idea, i will try it.

Aug 25, 2011
Nigth terrors
by: Anonymous

I would have similar dreams of demons trying to take my soul. For days on end, I even awoke or thought i did to someone standing at the foot of my bed in all black just staring at me. I had another dream where I am in a dark alley way and my favorite family member walks toward me and from a distance he seemed like himself but as he came closer it was as if he was posessed. he called me to him and he grabbed me and tried to take my soul. he said you cant pray yourself out of it this time.. and when i usually have a dream like that i instantly pray loud/in the dream. I usually wake up screaming my prayers. my prayer in this one didnt work until i screamed god help me and he ran away. I awoke. I have had other dreams where i felt like i was awake and this demon crawls up my bed and stares me in my eyes and trys to take me with him. I pray he runs off. Now when i feel myself about to have one of those dreams I can wake myself up before it even begins (weird right?)

What I did to stop it...

I prayed and prayed and prayed. I asked god to remove it from my life because I could no longer handle the dreams. They were consuming and I couldnt sleep througout the entire night without waking up screaming the lords prayer. I was afraid i would cry. I would sleep only a couple of hours... after praying about it.. I haven't had a nightmare since and i hope they dont come back

May 08, 2012
Hope I can help NEW
by: Truthisisreal

If you are having dreams about demons and it feels real I'm sorry to say this is a real demonic attack on you. You need to cast them out in the name of Jesus Christ. He is more powerful than them. They can not be there if you don't want them there so before you go to bed at night pray that god takes them away and tell them to leave you alone and never come back in his name. Read the bible to protect yourself.

Jul 30, 2012
Dream Demons NEW
by: Anonymous

It looks like everyone here is generally stating the same but in your own interpretations. I am particularly concerned about the first poster and let me tell you no one can help you but yourself.

There are things that go "bump" in the night. I HAD nightmares much like everyone here is describing but I don't anymore and when I occasional get one I always win.

I think I can help.

Simply put, these things are real entities there to feed on your fear. Much like us when we eat food, they place you in scenarios which you hold dear and everything will go wrong. This means that there is intelligence behind the demon and full access to your mind.

Anyway I won't go into details but if you resist and realise that what is occurring is not real they will leave you alone. That is the first step and the other step fight back. You are stronger in the spirit form and if you know how to use your spirit form then you are a god.

So resist, analyse and fight back. This is the only way you that they will leave you alone.

hope this helps. email me at tgfx@live.com

Jul 30, 2012
JC NOT NEW
by: tgfx

I agree that this is a direct attack but Christ has nothing to do with this. Its an attack on the person not a name. It is up to the person to resist and fight back.

Oct 04, 2012
solution NEW
by: Anonymous

SPeak or think the name and person of Jesus the messiah. I guarantee your nightmare will be finished.

Jan 06, 2013
Prayer and Fasting NEW
by: michael

When my kids had bad dreams I prayed and fasted for a day and that seemed to be the end of it. There is something about fasting and imploring the Christian God that works if you have a relationship with Him. Remember you children form part of the covenant sphere of your relationship and He just wants to be asked to help. For some reason fasting works but also pray for protection for the whole family.

Jan 24, 2013
Last Night NEW
by: Anonymous

I have had this happen to me 4 times now, in the last 2 yrs. First and second time I was just held down in bed, like pressure on my shoulders. The third time 2 weeks ago ,I woke having hard time breathing with a bad dream of a demon like fat man in a bath tub, I was paralysis also til I screamed Jesus name, and it all ended. Last nite I was having a hard time breathing and another Bad dream with Demons ( can't remember that part) But when I scream Jesus name ..I HEARD! the demons on my back, (I sleep on my side,) in bed with me SCREAM a horrifying, growling sound, for several seconds and then it left my bed. This is not just a sleeping problem. This is the world FILLED with so many evil spirits and they are running all over this earth, especially at night. I am a very Faithful GOD believer and these evil spirits will try and try to attack us. Soon they will be no more. In the name of Jesus! Amen. God Bless you all!

Jan 30, 2013
It Runs in the Family NEW
by: Anonymous

In my dream, my own mother and sister, the two people I love and trust the most were demons. All I can remember is the walls streaked with blood, their eyes black and teeth sharp. They didn't speak, but I knew they were after my life. My first instinct was salt. I had to find salt. But there was nothing. My house crumbled and I was left in darkness. I can't remember waking up. I've never had any religious beliefs, and still do not, but I am aware of what is out there. I feel inhuman myself, as my family has always been spiritually advanced (but not enough to make a difference). My own aunt has tampered with witchcraft and I believe she never closed the door she opened.

Mar 09, 2013
Insights NEW
by: Anonymous

Dreams usually work on our unconscious. In the uncouncious we are more open to the spiritual realm then when we are lucid and awake. Since the dreams are from a spiritual source (demons) they usually attack you when you sleep. How does one stop? Well, sometimes prayer fails since these demons have legal access into our minds due to unrepentant sins or we are bound by some type of curse or have participated in some kind of occult/satanic practice. All these give legal grounds for these demons to torment us. Demons attack us because they hate us, we as humans have been given the opportunity to repent while they haven't. Jesus has made a way out for us and given us authority over them therefore we become their eternal trophies when they take us to Hell. Pray the salvation prayer. Read the bible daily, pray daily and look up online on deliverance ministries and how to be delievered.
You are not alone, many of us suffer of demonic oppression but Christ came to set us free. Remember that God is love and sometimes God allows things to happen to us so that we may find salvation. Jesus is coming soon therefore hurry before time runs out.

Mar 11, 2013
Can Someone PLEASE help me??? NEW
by: Britt

For the past couple weeks on and off, I have been having demonic dreams. I am a Christian so I don't really know why. I refrain from music that is derogatory, movies that are too explicit, and fight temptations that have been lately trying to consume me. I admit, I haven't been reading the bible. But I talk to Jesus all the time about everything going on. I am even attending the college he wants me to go to to follow in His will. Yes, I have been afraid lately because I still am afraid he will leave me when evil thoughts enter into my mind especially at night where I feel I am most attacked. Thoughts like "I worship the devil" and of course I freak out and say of course I don't I love and will only serve Jesus then I rebuke. But still, the dreams haunt me.

They're dreams that even Stephen King would find gruesome and horrifying and they scare me. Like this one I had some lady was sitting on a couch and her face suddenly began to distort (note: I do not watch scary movies either not since I gave my life over to Christ.)It started taking on a demonic type form, ugly and horrifying. She started to egg me on and suddenly I am on the floor, and I feel this realllly evil precense take over so dark and sinister and suddenly I just feel absolute hatred and detached and I am crawling and suddenly lashing back at the woman with anger curling my hands--then I woke up and immediately prayed over and over terrified out of my mind.

The next dream I had happened this morning. I wish I could recollect as clearly as I had this morning, but its a bit fuzzy now. I remember I was in a house and I could feel something evil in the house faces distorting in demonic form and I could see something floating over to me before I screamed and said in the name of Jesus I rebuke you over and over with you have no power over me before I finally woke up, with a sore throat.

Another that I recall I was surrounded by demons in a street and I am holding out my hand repeating in the name of Jesus I rebuke you by the blood of Jesus I rebuke you and they were screaming and I took one out just by my hand before I woke up in a cold sweat.

I am honestly scared. I am tired of these dreams and I have no idea what they mean. Will someone please help me??

Mar 11, 2013
Can Someone PLEASE help me??? NEW
by: Britt

For the past couple weeks on and off, I have been having demonic dreams. I am a Christian so I don't really know why. I refrain from music that is derogatory, movies that are too explicit, and fight temptations that have been lately trying to consume me. I admit, I haven't been reading the bible. But I talk to Jesus all the time about everything going on. I am even attending the college he wants me to go to to follow in His will. Yes, I have been afraid lately because I still am afraid he will leave me when evil thoughts enter into my mind especially at night where I feel I am most attacked. Thoughts like "I worship the devil" and of course I freak out and say of course I don't I love and will only serve Jesus then I rebuke. But still, the dreams haunt me.

They're dreams that even Stephen King would find gruesome and horrifying and they scare me. Like this one I had some lady was sitting on a couch and her face suddenly began to distort (note: I do not watch scary movies either not since I gave my life over to Christ.)It started taking on a demonic type form, ugly and horrifying. She started to egg me on and suddenly I am on the floor, and I feel this realllly evil precense take over so dark and sinister and suddenly I just feel absolute hatred and detached and I am crawling and suddenly lashing back at the woman with anger curling my hands--then I woke up and immediately prayed over and over terrified out of my mind.

The next dream I had happened this morning. I wish I could recollect as clearly as I had this morning, but its a bit fuzzy now. I remember I was in a house and I could feel something evil in the house faces distorting in demonic form and I could see something floating over to me before I screamed and said in the name of Jesus I rebuke you over and over with you have no power over me before I finally woke up, with a sore throat.

Another that I recall I was surrounded by demons in a street and I am holding out my hand repeating in the name of Jesus I rebuke you by the blood of Jesus I rebuke you and they were screaming and I took one out just by my hand before I woke up in a cold sweat.

I am honestly scared. I am tired of these dreams and I have no idea what they mean. Will someone please help me??

Apr 12, 2013
I KNOW WHO CAN HELP US NEW
by: Anonymous

Ever since I was a lil kid, i have had dreams (nightmares) about demons. Sometimes I chase them, sometimes they chase me. And for the past 15yrs, i have been dreaming gruesome dreams. I REMEMBER ALL OF THEM. Every single detail.
When I call out the name if Jesus in my dreams..."JESUS CHRIST" with all my heart, knowing that I have absolutely no other choice but to call His name, demons fled the nanosecond I call out Jesus' name.
Now some of you may think Jesus has nothing to do with it, let me tell you one thing. Maybe you haven't had the scariest, most gruesome, soul-scarring, life draining dreams like I had. I tried so many things to get rid of them and I found that Jesus is the only one demons are afraid of.

If you would like to talk about your dreams, even just to get it off your chest, I will hear you out, talk with you and pray for you earnestly. I know what it feels like to stay up night after night, afraid of falling asleep. I'm just an email away...

dare.live.change@gmail.com
KIK: Ainex Starks

Apr 12, 2013
I KNOW WHO CAN HELP US NEW
by: Anonymous

Ever since I was a lil kid, i have had dreams (nightmares) about demons. Sometimes I chase them, sometimes they chase me. And for the past 15yrs, i have been dreaming gruesome dreams. I REMEMBER ALL OF THEM. Every single detail.
When I call out the name if Jesus in my dreams..."JESUS CHRIST" with all my heart, knowing that I have absolutely no other choice but to call His name, demons fled the nanosecond I call out Jesus' name.
Now some of you may think Jesus has nothing to do with it, let me tell you one thing. Maybe you haven't had the scariest, most gruesome, soul-scarring, life draining dreams like I had. I tried so many things to get rid of them and I found that Jesus is the only one demons are afraid of.

If you would like to talk about your dreams, even just to get it off your chest, I will hear you out, talk with you and pray for you earnestly. I know what it feels like to stay up night after night, afraid of falling asleep. I'm just an email away...

dare.live.change@gmail.com
KIK: Ainex Starks

Jun 25, 2013
Prayer NEW
by: Anonymous

So about a year or so ago, i moved to Louisiana with my mother, and i started having these really vivid dreams of demons. My first one was like an earthquake hit and all the mountains were caving into a dark sink hole and in the back ground there was this Rams head with fire in the background and in a demonic voice, it told me that Jesus wasnt here to save me today. I tried yelling but i couldnt open my mouth or move and i could have sworn something was standing over me holding down my arms. i finally awoke and was breathing like i just ran a mile.
A couple weeks later, we moved into a newer house and it was probably my first week in the house, and dumb me, i painted my room red with black trimming. (i know) anyways i was asleep, (thought i was awake) And i just felt something standing next to my bed, i looked (or so i thought) and there was this little boy dressed in coveralls with a very demonic mouth with teeth just like sharks but long and long fingernails, and his eyes were pitch black. i tried screaming and i couldnt open my mouth or move once again! i finally woke up and i slept in the living room for the rest of the night...
Now i told my mother about everything that was going on, and all the horrible dreams i was expierencing. She told me to pray, pray that God takes away all evil, harm, and bad dreams. And ever since that night i have said the same prayer and ive never had a bad dream like that again, until last night....
I was so exhausted after working a 12 hour shift i just wanted to sleep! i forgot to pray, and i knew it. but i just crashed out.

My dream felt so real, i was arguing with my parents about something grabbing me during my sleep and they didnt believe me, i told them we needed to leave the house right when i said that the demon grabbed my door and tried shutting my hand in it, i grabbed the knob to the door and as i did that the demon grabbed my legs and literally pulled me so hard i tore the door off the hinges and was drug down my hallway, in my dream i just started screaming bloody murder as loud as i could, and started screaming the lords prayer and the demon let go of my leg and dissapeard. It felt very real and i woke up at 3 in the morning, and stayed up for probaby an hour just scared.. I dont really know what else to do about these horrible dreams, besides pray!

Jun 29, 2013
Your god can't help you. NEW
by: I can help.

All of your dreams are either caused by your inner daemons and you ought to be seeking the advice of a psychiatrist or your dreams are caused by a negative energy. It is simple really, everything is energy (for education on the subject feel free to inquire at the email below). Long story short, if your personal energy (your soul) is being attacked, intruded upon, or threatened in your dream state there are a few things that may help. If you would like help I can instruct you, but you must be open minded and believe what I say or it won't work. Serious requests for help only: DeaPyre@gmail.com

Sep 17, 2013
a demon called YM NEW
by: Anonymous

I was chase for three nights in a row by the same demon just different environments,the first time i was in a mountainous forest area and infront of me was a cabin,so i went in the door slammed behind me and every door,window and cupboard in that cabin started rattling,slaming,and banging,it was like disorientating me then when it stopped and i opened my eyes there he was a demon with a round bowling ball head without the three holes but his two eyes were round circles and black and he had two lines going down like a cheetah but he had no mouth,no ears and no nose and his body was metal and he had three blades for fingers,same with his feet and wearing yellow torn overalls,and on his one arm it was carved in YM and he chased me for three days on the third day i killed him cause he turned into a spider and jumped on my back and i squashed him and after that i never had a visit from him,but i looked him up and i cant find him maybe if u guys can help i just need refernce about him,i would kindly appreciate it thank you

Oct 15, 2013
only God can help NEW
by: Anonymous

I faintly remember this one day when i was twelve years old my whole family of 8 really thought i was possessed, all i can remember from that day is getting really angry for no reason and they were trying to hold me down.A few days later though they told me what happened.. they said i just started yelling and screaming at them but the only words they could understand were cuss words, then i started going at one of my sisters like i was gonna hurt her so they held me down, they said i was stronger than normal though because even with three of them (all older) and my mom it was hard,but they said i stopped for a couple minutes and started crying and begging them to let go of me and when they did i bit my sisters arm,she showed me her arm and it was really bruised but you could see every tooth mark. After that i started having nightmares every single night for four months straight about demons all around,crawling on the ceiling, the walls,the floor and walking towards me. most of the time they just looked more like black figures. It felt so real every time i would wake up crying and shaking and i would go into my moms room downstairs. one night i was so scared to even go back up to my room so i slept on the couch and i didnt have a night mare but the next night when i was back in my room it started all over again every single night.My mom told me to pray and ask God to protect me and help me to not have these nightmares before i went to sleep.So i did and i put all my trust in God to held me, after that night i didnt have anymore night mares for about 5 years i have just recently started having them again but not so often, but the last one i had was the worst one of all they looked like possessed people and my daughter was there they were being so mean to her and she was crying, i screamed at them to stop and when i turned around she was gone i couldnt find her anywhere, i fell to my knees crying and screaming her name,then i woke up i was sweating, shaking, hyperventilating,tears running down my face and i ran into my daughter room to make sure she was there because it felt so real, my fiance' said i was crying and weeping really loud so he woke me up.I then prayed again the next night and i haven't had one since, that was a few weeks ago.So if you have dreams like this the only thing that will really help is to pray and have faith in God.

Dec 01, 2013
it not me it's my friend NEW
by: Anonymous

My friend is having terrible dreams about a girl called malisa. She says that Malisa is in the basment and she is at the top of the stears and stops at the last step. She said that malisa is trying to eat her soul. I need to help her. HOW?

Jan 24, 2014
A blog that could direct you to HELP NEW
by: J

check out my friend's blog. He works with people like us who see spirits and demons in our dreams and even in real life. Maybe this could help you guys a bit.

http://www.seerssee.com/

Jul 01, 2014
My Dream NEW
by: Ciaran

I just had a similar dream, literally like ten minuites ago: for some reason i had been sent to a sort of youth group thing, it was in an white modern room and there were a bunch of teenagers sitting on there phones and laptops playing a game, they all looked very happy, i can remember there faces as if i was actually there. I sat down at an open laptop and began doing something, just then a slightly older woman came in probably in her late 30's she said she need to have quick word with me i got up and walked towards her,heading for the door (it was daytime) as i got near her she grabbed me (from behing) by the upper part of my arms she was then surrounded by a black mist and bit into my neck, i struggled to get free and she wishered "you must go back to hockey" (i had been playing hockey the previous afternoon) i then woke up. It felt so real, i could have sworn i was there. I have never had these sort of dream and the night before i had been studying for a biology exam with no thought to this sort of thing. Can anyone explain this?

Jul 10, 2014
Dreams and Demons NEW
by: ZJ

https://www.biblegateway.com/resources/commentaries/IVP-NT/Matt/Jesus-Authority-Demons

Turn to Jesus, I had many horrific dreams and every time I say "in Jesus name! " I would be free and would wake up. He will comfort you and protect you if you turn to Him! I am serious, with your whole heart just ask Him and He will answer!

Jul 24, 2014
demonic dreams help NEW
by: Anonymous

I` v been rased in a cristan home but never believed in JESUS or the devil untill a giant deformed reptile tryed to carry me out ofmy room in my dreams. I could still remember how it looked big horns that shiled its face,it was taller than my ceiling it had to crouch down its knees bent over its head it had long neals like 10 or 12" long. I could fill my soul leaving my body, just before we got to the door i felt GOD,s foot pushing me down to the ground the pressure was so powerful the demon couldn't hold me up anymore. I snaped out of my nightmare my wife had her hand on my chest and i was crying tears running and my heart was racing like i was running. Later that week i gave my live to JESUS, its been about 10 years and to this day demons still try to enter my dreams but i have the power and the blood of JESUS to fight them off. When u dream your in the spirit realms dont let them rule over u, pray for ur dreams before u sleep. God gave u the power over satan and his demons.

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