25 Powerful Bible Verses to Ease Anxiety and Live in Peace

We all face moments of anxiety, times when the weight of our worries seems unbearable. During these times, turning to the Bible verses for comfort and guidance can bring us peace and strength.

Bible verses for anxiety

The timeless words of Scripture offer reassurance that we are not alone in our struggles and that God is always with us, ready to provide comfort and support. By meditating on these verses, we can find solace and hope, knowing that our Heavenly Father cares deeply for us and is always by our side.

1. Philippians 4:6-7
“Be careful for nothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God. And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”

2. Matthew 6:34
“Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient unto the day is the evil thereof.”

3. 1 Peter 5:7
“Casting all your care upon him; for he careth for you.”

4. Psalm 55:22
“Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee: he shall never suffer the righteous to be moved.”

5. Isaiah 41:10
“Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I am thy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold thee with the right hand of my righteousness.”

6. John 14:27
“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.”

7. Psalm 34:4
“I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears.”

8. Proverbs 12:25
“Heaviness in the heart of man maketh it stoop: but a good word maketh it glad.”

9. Joshua 1:9
“Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest.”

10. Psalm 23:4
“Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.”

11. 2 Timothy 1:7
“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.”

12. Psalm 94:19
“In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.”

13. Matthew 11:28-30
“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”

14. Romans 8:38-39
“For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

15. Psalm 46:1-2
“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore will not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea.”

16. Hebrews 13:6
“So that we may boldly say, The Lord is my helper, and I will not fear what man shall do unto me.”

17. Psalm 27:1
“The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? the Lord is the strength of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?”

18. Isaiah 35:4
“Say to them that are of a fearful heart, Be strong, fear not: behold, your God will come with vengeance, even God with a recompence; he will come and save you.”

19. Zephaniah 3:17
“The Lord thy God in the midst of thee is mighty; he will save, he will rejoice over thee with joy; he will rest in his love, he will joy over thee with singing.”

20. Psalm 121:1-2
“I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the Lord, which made heaven and earth.”

21. Deuteronomy 31:8
“And the Lord, he it is that doth go before thee; he will be with thee, he will not fail thee, neither forsake thee: fear not, neither be dismayed.”

22. Psalm 56:3-4
“What time I am afraid, I will trust in thee. In God I will praise his word, in God I have put my trust; I will not fear what flesh can do unto me.”

23. Jeremiah 29:11
“For I know the thoughts that I think toward you, saith the Lord, thoughts of peace, and not of evil, to give you an expected end.”

24. 2 Thessalonians 3:16
“Now the Lord of peace himself give you peace always by all means. The Lord be with you all.”

25. Exodus 14:14
“The Lord shall fight for you, and ye shall hold your peace.”

These powerful Bible verses reminds us that God is with us, He cares for us, and He offers us peace and strength in the midst of our anxieties. By turning to Him in prayer and trusting in His promises, we can find the comfort and reassurance we need to navigate life’s challenges. Let us remember that we are never alone, for our loving Heavenly Father is always by our side, ready to carry our burdens and bring us peace.

In times of anxiety, let these verses be a source of strength and comfort for you.