Bible Verses for Anxious Hearts
*Psalm 94:18-19 (NIV)
When I said, “My foot is slipping,” your unfailing love, Lord, supported me. When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.
*1 Peter 5:7 (NIV)
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
*Isaiah 41:10 (NIV)
So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
*Psalm 27:3 (NIV)
Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear; though war break out against me, even then I will be confident.
*Psalm 91:4-6 (NIV)
He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart. You will not fear the terror of night nor the arrow that flies by day, nor the pestilence that stalks in the darkness, nor the plague that destroys at midday.
*Isaiah 41:13New (NIV)
For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.
*Isaiah 43:1 (NIV)
But now, this is what the Lord says— he who created you, Jacob, he who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.
*Lamentations 3:57 (NIV)
You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.”
*Romans 8:14-16 (NIV)
For those who are led by the Spirit of God are the children of God. The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.” The Spirit himself testifies with our spirit that we are God’s children.
*Deuteronomy 31:6 (NIV)
Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the Lord your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”
*Joshua 1:9 (NIV)
Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
*2 Samuel 22:3 (NIV)
My God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation. He is my stronghold, my refuge and my savior—from violent people you save me.
*2 Samuel 22:18 (NIV)
He rescued me from my powerful enemy, from my foes, who were too strong for me.
*Psalm 9:9 (NIV)
The Lord is a refuge for the oppressed, a stronghold in times of trouble.
*Psalm 31:24 (NIV)
Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the Lord.