22 Bible Verses On Fear Every Christian Needs To Know
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These Bible verses on fear will help you find encouragement and strength; the Word of God is a beautiful promise to you. Use these Scripture verses on worry and anxiety as well as fear to find victory.
Have you ever battled fear? Struggled with anxiety? Wrestled with worry? Scripture has promises for you to read, hide in your heart, and pray that will help you fight them and win.
These Bible verses on fear, worry, and anxiety are truly weapons you can use to be victorious over fear. Whether it’s words of worry or anxious thoughts, they can be brought to God and replaced with His beautiful promises.
Dive into the Truth of God’s Word about putting fear in its place to stand firm in faith!
Fear robs you of God’s very best while faith brings God’s best in every circumstance…so fill your mind with the Truth when fear tries to creep in.
Scriptures on Fear & God’s Goodness
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.
– Jeremiah 29:11
He who did not spare his own Son but gave him up for us all, how will he not also with him graciously give us all things?
– Romans 8:32
Instead, seek his kingdom, and these things will be added to you. Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.
– Luke 12:31-32
The Lord your God is in your midst,
a mighty one who will save;
he will rejoice over you with gladness;
he will quiet you by his love;
he will exult over you with loud singing.
– Zephaniah 3:17
Bible Verses To Combat Fear And Worry With Trust In God
I will instruct you and teach you in the way you should go; I will counsel you with my eye upon you.
– Psalm 32:8
The fear of man lays a snare,
but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.
– Proverbs 29:25
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
– 2 Timothy 1:7
Scriptures For Fear & Anxiety
You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on You because he trusts in You.
– Isaiah 26:3
I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.
– John 16:33
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honourable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things. What you have learned and received and heard and seen in me—practise these things, and the God of peace will be with you.
– Philippians 4:8-9
Bible Verses About Fear & God’s Protection
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.
– Isaiah 43:2
God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear though the earth gives way, though the mountains be moved to the heart of the sea.
The Lord is good,
a stronghold in the day of trouble;
he knows those who take refuge in him.
– Nahum 1:7
The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer,
my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge,
my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.
– Psalm 18:2
You shall not fear them, for it is the Lord your God who fights for you.
– Deuteronomy 3:22
No weapon that is fashioned against you shall succeed,
and you shall confute every tongue that rises against you in judgement.
This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord
and their vindication from me, declares the Lord.
He said, “Do not be afraid, for those who are with us are more than those who are with them.” Then Elisha prayed and said, “O Lord, please open his eyes that he may see.” So the Lord opened the eyes of the young man, and he saw, and behold, the mountain was full of horses and chariots of fire all round Elisha.
– 2 Kings 6:16-17
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.
– Isaiah 41:10
The Lord is on my side; I will not fear.
What can man do to me?
The Lord is on my side as my helper;
I shall look in triumph on those who hate me.
– Psalm 118:6-7
Handling Fear With Bible Verses
I will leave you with my personal favorite verse that I quote often:
I sought the Lord, and he answered me
and delivered me from all my fears. (Psalm 34:4)
When you seek God, He always answers…and in Him, you will be delivered from your fears.
This post originally appeared on Faith It Like A Boss and has been modified and shared here in its updated and expanded version with permission from Rosemarie Ramsingh-Blackaby.