8 Comforting Bible Verses to Ease Anxiety

8 Comforting Bible Verses to Ease Anxiety

In today’s increasing complexity, life can be frightening and worrisome.  We are overwhelmed with so much negativity that surrounds us—violence, price hike, unemployment, relationship issues, diseases, etc. Fortunately, we can take refuge in God’s Promises. God has provided a way of overcoming anxiety and fear through His Words.  Faith is the antidote to fear!  Learn to cast your cares on Jesus by meditating on God’s Word every day and inscribe them in your heart.

Here is a collection of Bible Promises where we can find peace, hope and comfort in the midst of escalating chaos and turmoil. 

1. John 14:27 King James Version (KJV)

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid.

2. Psalm 46:10 King James Version (KJV)

Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.

3. Hebrews 10:23 New International Version (NIV)

Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for He who promised is faithful.

4. Psalm 55:22 King James Version (KJV)

Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.

5. Proverbs 3:5-6 Good News Translation (GNT)

Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Never rely on what you think you know. Remember the Lord in everything you do, and he will show you the right way.

6. Philippians 4:6-8 Good News Translation (GNT)

Don’t worry about anything, but in all your prayers ask God for what you need, always asking him with a thankful heart.  And God’s peace, which is far beyond human understanding, will keep your hearts and minds safe in union with Christ Jesus.

7. Matthew 11:28-30 New International Version (NIV)

Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.  For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.

8. Joshua 1:9 New International Version (NIV)

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.

Keep reading your Bible everyday and learn more about God, the Author and Finisher of our faith. Surround yourself with inspirational and faith-based items that will constantly remind you of God’s love and faithfulness. 

There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.  1 John 4:18 New International Version (NIV)