9 Helpful Bible Verses for Anxiety

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I’ve struggled with Anxiety since my teen years. If I was able to reference these Bible verses for anxiety back then, I think I would have been able to handle my anxiety attacks in a better way.

Anxiety is common, especially when you’re a parent, and especially in today’s world. With everything that has happened this year, using The Word, and finding affordable therapy, are ways to work through it all. Overcome anxiety with truth, prayer, and faith.

You're not alone. Read these Bible verses for anxiety when you feel overwhelmed, worried, and that life is out of your control.

Bible Verses for Anxiety, Stress, and Worry

He will give you strength.

Isaiah 41:10 fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Because He loves you.

1 Peter 5:6-7 Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, 7 casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Anxiety crushes our hearts.

Proverbs 17:22 A joyful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones.

If you’re anything like me and have a tendency to worry about “what’s to come”, see Matthew 6:34 Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

Have faith and find refuge in the Lord.

When stressful times come our way, have faith and know that God is using us for a Greater Purpose.

Proverbs 3:5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. 6 In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.

Hebrews 13:6 So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”

Psalm 94:19 “When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.”

1 Peter 5:7 “Cast all your anxiety on him because He cares for you.”

God is faithful, and He always provides.

Jeremiah 29:11 I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future. 

And one that sums it all up…

Psalm 46:10 Be still and know that I am God.

I hope these verses help to guide you through this difficult time. You are not alone. He is always with you. If you have Bible verses that bring you comfort during tough times, please feel free to leave them in the comments below.

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  1. 8.15.20

    Thank you for sharing this! love your blog!