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Hello there. If you’re reading these bible verses about anxiety, then either you or someone you know struggles with anxiety. If this is you, then you are probably already aware of how the thoughts in your own head can feel like a losing battle. Our thoughts are powerful, and the way we think can have negative effects on our health and well-being.
When you feel like your anxiety is overtaking you, it’s vital to counter these thoughts with the even more powerful Word of God. Hebrew 4:12 says, “the Bible is alive and active, sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart”. Refer to these bible verses about anxiety when you feel overwhelmed. Save this post and refer to it as often as you need.
When you feel moments of panic and anxiety, recite the all-powerful Word of God and let it soak into your heart and mind. I have personally found strength in these bible verses about anxiety and I hope they will help you to have a greater faith and dependence on our loving and caring Heavenly Father.
20 Bible Verses to Calm Your Anxiety
1. Philippians 4:6-7 (NIV)
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
2. 1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
3. John 14:1 (NIV)
Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.
4. Matthew 6:34 (ESV)
“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”
5. John 14:27 (NIV)
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.
6. Psalm 94:19 (NIV)
When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.
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7. 1 Peter 5:6-7 (NIV)
Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time. Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
8. 2 Timothy 1:7 (NLT)
“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.”
9. Psalm 55:22 (NIV)
“Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”
10. Psalm 46:1 (NIV)
“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”
11. Matthew 28:20 (ESV)
I am with you always, to the end of the age.
12. Psalm 61:2 (NIV)
From the ends of the earth I call to you, I call as my heart grows faint; lead me to the rock that is higher than I.
13. Isaiah 43:2-5 (NIV)
When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and when you pass through the rivers, they will not sweep over you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be burned; the flames will not set you ablaze. For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.
14. Matthew 8:25-26 (ESV)
“Why are you afraid, O you of little faith?” Then he rose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.
15. Matthew 11:28-30 (ESV)
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”
16. Isaiah 41:10 (ESV)
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will hold you with my righteous right hand.
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17. Proverbs 3:5 (NIV)
Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.
18. Proverbs 12:25 (ESV)
Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.
19. Matthew 6:27 (ESV)
And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?
20. Psalm 62:8 (NIV)
Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.
What are you favorite bible verses about calming anxiety? Let me know below!
25 Bible Verses That Will Fill You With Courage When Fear Creeps In
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