Wondering how to handle the worry and anxiety you feel? There are a variety of things we deal with daily that trigger us to respond with worry. You may find yourself worrying about the future, your children, finding a husband or wife, having a good marriage, being successful at work, body-image, staying healthy, and so much more. Many times we find ourselves worried about balancing all these things at the same time. If you are a Christian, you may even feel worried about the fact that you are experiencing anxiety!
To help you combat situational anxiety and worry in your life, we've compiled a list of 10 Bible verses about worry and anxiety. We hope that meditating on these verses and seeing what Scripture says about this topic will help you learn from the Bible how you can win the war on worry.
10 BIBLE VERSES ABOUT WORRY AND ANXIETY TO MEDITATE ON
"When I am afraid, I put my trust in you." - Psalm 56:3
"And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?" -Matthew 6:27
"Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. 7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus." Philippians 4:6-7
“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” - 2 Timothy 1:7
“When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought joy to my soul.” - Psalm 94:19
“Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.” -Psalm 23:4
"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." - Proverbs 3:5-6
"But blessed is the one who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him. They will be like a tree planted by the water that sends out its roots by the stream. It does not fear when heat comes; its leaves are always green. It has no worries in a year of drought and never fails to bear fruit." - Jeremiah 17:7-8
"Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?" - Matthew 6:26
"Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you." - 1 Peter 5:7
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