So many of us struggle with anxiety. We overthink every possible outcome of a given situation until we are exhausted; we are paralyzed with fear at what might go wrong. Guess what? The Bible has something to say about that! Take these verses to heart, memorize them, tape them on your bathroom mirror to combat anxiety when it rears its ugly head.
You can also download our free printable with these 7 verses!
- 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.
- Psalm 46:1-3; 10
God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth give way and the mountains fall into the heart of the sea, though its waters roar and foam and the mountains quake with their surging...He says, “Be still, and know that I am God;
- 1 Peter 5:7
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
- 2 Timothy 1:7
For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.
- Isaiah 41:10
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.
- Joshua 1:9
This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.
- Matthew 6:25-27, 33-34
Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 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? Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?
But seek first his kingdom and his righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well. Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own.
Christy Kelly lives in Fenton, MO with her husband of nearly 15 years, 3 children, a dog, a fish, and a gecko. She loves to sing and serves as a worship leader at her home church. She has worked at Elly and Grace for over a year and enjoys using her photography skills to create product photos and fun model shoots with her co-workers! One of her favorite Bible verses is Psalm 37:4 - Delight yourself in the LORD and He will give you the desires of your heart.