Bible Verses For Those Feeling Anxious

Anxiety can be crippling, but we can replace it with thankful prayers and thoughts, and look to Christ for peace.

 

A hundredload of worry will not pay an ounce of debt. – George Herbert

 

Proverbs 12:25 Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.

 

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

 

Philippians 4:6-7  do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

 

Worry Goes Away When We Focus On Him

When we keep our focus where it needs to be, on Jesus, worry has a tendency to melt away.

 

No one can pray and worry at the same time.- Max Lucado

 

Matthew 6:33 “Seek first His kingdom and His righteousness, and all these things will be added to you”

 

Hebrews 12:1-2  Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,  fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

 

Psalm 23:4  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.

 

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

 

Isaiah 43:1-3  But now thus says the LORD, he who created you, O Jacob,  he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you;  I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you;  and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you. For I am the LORD your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior.

 

Luke 21:14-15, 18-19 But make up your mind not to worry beforehand how you will defend yourselves. For I will give you words and wisdom that none of your adversaries will be able to resist or contradict….  But not a hair of your head will perish. Stand firm, and you will win life.

 

Hebrews 12:1-2  Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us,  fixing our eyes on Jesus, the pioneer and perfecter of faith. For the joy set before him he endured the cross, scorning its shame, and sat down at the right hand of the throne of God.

 

Don’t Worry, Trust In God

Have faith in God’s plan for your life, and trust that he has “plans to give you a hope and a future”.

 

Worry is the antithesis of trust. You simply cannot do both. They are mutually exclusive. – Elisabeth Elliot

 

Jeremiah 29:11 For 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.”

 

Psalm 46:10  “Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations,  I will be exalted in the earth!”

 

Psalm 56:3 When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.

 

Psalm 121:1-2  I lift up my eyes to the hills. From where does my help come? My help comes from the LORD, who made heaven and earth.

 

Psalm 112:7 They will have no fear of bad news;  their hearts are steadfast, trusting in the LORD.

 

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

 

1 Corinthians 10:13 No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.

 

Worry, like a rocking chair, will give you something to do, but it won’t get you anywhere. – Vance Havner

 

Romans 8:31  What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

 

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