Find Calm Through Anxiety with These 15 Bible Verses

Do you ever feel overwhelmed with feelings of anxiety, fear, or worry? These are totally normal feelings, and you're definitely not alone! People in Biblical times were also filled with anxiety and fear - and God knew this! The Bible has a lot to say about anxiety.

These 15 bible verses can help you find comfort during the most difficult times. 

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1. Philippians 4:6-7

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  

Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.


 3.  Psalm 23

The Lord is my shepherd, I lack nothing. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside quiet waters, he refreshes my soul. He guides me along the right paths for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.


4. Luke 12:24-26

Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds! Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life? Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?


5. Psalm 55:22 

Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.


6. Hebrews 13:6 

So we may boldly say: “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?”


7. Isaiah 43:1-3  

Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine. 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;


8. Proverbs 3:5-6   

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.


9. Psalm 138:8

The Lord will perfect that which concerns me; Your mercy, O Lord, endures forever; 


10. Joshua 1:9

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.


11. Matthew 6:34

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.


12. Psalm 94:19

In the multitude of my anxieties within me, Your comforts delight my soul.


13. Psalm 34:4

I sought the Lord, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.


14. Matthew 11:28-30

 Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.


15. Psalm 46:10

Be still, and know that I am God; 


Do you have a favorite Bible verse that calms you through anxiety or fear? Post in the comments below!

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