Scriptures on Anxiety & Worry
Psalm 27:1 (NLT) – The Lord is my light and my salvationâ€”so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?
Romans 8:28 (NLT) – And we know that God causes everything to work together[a] for the good of those who love God and are called according to his purpose for them.
Psalm 42:5-6 (NLT) – Why am I discouraged? Why is my heart so sad? I will put my hope in God! I will praise him againâ€”my Savior and 6 my God! Now I am deeply discouraged, but I will remember youâ€”even from distant Mount Hermon, the source of the Jordan, from the land of Mount Mizar.
Psalm 46:1 (NLT) – God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble.
Psalm 55:22 (NLT) – Give your burdens to the Lord, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall.
Psalm 62:1-2 (NLT) – I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him. 2 He alone is my rock and my salvation, my fortress where I will never be shaken.
Psalm 34:4 (NLT) – I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears.
Deuteronomy 31:6 (Amplified Bible)
6 Be strong, courageous, and firm; fear not nor be in terror before them, for it is the Lord your God Who goes with you; He will not fail you or forsake you.
Psalm 37:7 (NLT)- Be still in the presence of the Lord, and wait patiently for him to act.
Donâ€™t worry about evil people who prosper or fret about their wicked schemes.
Psalm 86:7 (Amplified Bible) – In the day of my trouble I will call on You, for You will answer me.
Proverbs 15:15 (Amplified Bible) – All the days of the desponding and afflicted are made evil [by anxious thoughts and forebodings], but he who has a glad heart has a continual feast [regardless of circumstances].
Matthew 6:27 (Amplified Bible) – And who of you by worrying and being anxious can add one unit of measure (cubit) to his stature or to the span of his life?
Matthew 6:31-34 (NLT) – â€œSo donâ€™t worry about these things, saying, â€˜What will we eat? What will we drink? What will we wear?â€™ 32 These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers, but your heavenly Father already knows all your needs. 33 Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. 34 â€œSo donâ€™t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Todayâ€™s trouble is enough for today.
Mark 4:19 (Amplified Bible) – Then the cares and anxieties of the world and distractions of the age, and the pleasure and delight and false glamour and deceitfulness of riches, and the craving and passionate desire for other things creep in and choke and suffocate the Word, and it becomes fruitless.
Philippians 4:6-7 (Amplified Bible) – Do not fret or have any anxiety about anything, but in every circumstance and in everything, by prayer and petition (definite requests), with thanksgiving, continue to make your wants known to God.
7 And God’s peace [shall be yours, that tranquil state of a soul assured of its salvation through Christ, and so fearing nothing from God and being content with its earthly lot of whatever sort that is, that peace] which transcends all understanding shall garrison and mount guard over your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.
Jeremiah 17:7-8 (NLT) – “But blessed are those who trust in the Lord and have made the Lord their hope and confidence. 8 They are like trees planted along a riverbank, with roots that reach deep into the water. Such trees are not bothered by the heat or worried by long months of drought. Their leaves stay green, and they never stop producing fruit.
1 Peter 5:7 (Amplified Bible) – Casting the whole of your care [all your anxieties, all your worries, all your concerns, once and for all] on Him, for He cares for you affectionately and cares about you watchfully.