Fear: It can really get a strong grip on us. What fears do you find yourself facing right now? From fear of failure, fear of losing a loved one, fear of change, fear for your health or the health of others – these examples barely scratch the surface! However, one of the best things you can do to combat fear is meditate on Scripture.
Did you know? God calls us to “fear not” hundreds of times throughout His word in the Bible. In 2 Samuel 22:1-3, King David sang praise to God for delivering him from his enemies. We, like David, can praise God and remember His promised throughout the Bible even in the mist of our fears.
In this article, we compiled 10 Bible Verses About Fear – in hope that these verses will help you overcome them. We pray that as you meditate on these verses, God would comfort you in the face of fear and bless you with courage to face whatever obstacles, trials and challenges are before you!
10 BIBLE VERSES TO HELP YOU OVERCOME FEAR
“When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought joy to my soul.” – Psalm 94:19
“But now, this is what the Lord says…Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.” – Isaiah 43:1
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9
“Humble yourselves, then, under God’s mighty hand, so that he will lift you up in his own good time. Leave all your worries with him, because he cares for you.” – 1 Peter 5:6-7
“When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.” – Psalm 56:3
“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.” – Isaiah 41:10
“Do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. Life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. 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 his life? Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?” – Luke 12:22-26
“I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed.” – Psalm 34:4-5
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.” –John 14:27
“The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?” – Psalm 118:6