Aug 09, 2017 by Isabella Cox

27 Bible Verses About Worry to Put Your Heart at Ease

You may have heard that fear is the opposite of faith, and this is true! Worry, anxiety, and fear can so quickly consume us. At times like this, it's best to turn to the Word. To reassure your heard at stressful moments, we've collected some of the best Bible verses about worry. 

The Bible is full of wisdom to revive our faith and put our heards at ease. Always rely on the Lord and His Word when worry consumes you! Let's begin: 

1. Proverbs 12:25
“Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.”

2. Mark 5:36
“Overhearing what they said, Jesus told him, ‘Don't be afraid; just believe.’”

3. Psalm 34:4
“I sought the LORD, and he answered me; he delivered me from all my fears.”

4. Matthew 6:27 “Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?”

5. Philippians 4:6
“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God.”

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

7. Mark 13:11
“Whenever you are arrested and brought to trial, do not worry beforehand about what to say. Just say whatever is given you at the time, for it is not you speaking, but the Holy Spirit.”

8. Psalm 55:22
“Cast your cares on the LORD and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”

9. Matthew 6:28
"And why do you worry about clothes? See how the flowers of the field grow. They do not labor or spin.”

10. Psalm 94:19
“When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought me joy.”

11. John 14:27
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”

12. Psalm 23:4
“Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

13. 2 Thessalonians 3:16
“Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.”

14. Matthew 6:34
“Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

15. Romans 16:20
“The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus be with you.”

16. Psalm 27:1
“The LORD is my light and my salvation-- whom shall I fear? The LORD is the stronghold of my life-- of whom shall I be afraid?”

17. 1 Peter 5:7
“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

18. Psalm 40:17
“But as for me, I am poor and needy; may the Lord think of me. You are my help and my deliverer; you are my God, do not delay.”

19. Deuteronomy 31:6
“Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you.”

20. Revelation 1:17-18
“When I saw him, I fell at his feet as though dead. Then he placed his right hand on me and said: “Do not be afraid. I am the First and the Last. I am the Living One; I was dead, and now look, I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades.”

21. Psalm 46:1
“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

22. Mark 4:39-40
“He got up, rebuked the wind and said to the waves, ‘Quiet! Be still!’ Then the wind died down and it was completely calm. He said to his disciples, ‘Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?’”

23. 1 Peter 3:14
“But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. "Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened."

24. Romans 8:38-39
“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

25. Proverbs 29:26
“Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe.”

26. Matthew 19:26
“Jesus looked at them and said, "With man this is impossible, but with God all things are possible."

27. Psalm 16:8
“I keep my eyes always on the LORD. With him at my right hand, I will not be shaken.”

These are some of the most reassuring verses in the Bible, and they all point us back to the Lord, in whom we can place our trust.

Whether you are stressed from work, suffering from illness, going through dramatic changes or in any other way experiencing doubt and fear, God always wants us to know that He is our refuge and that we can always lean back on His promises.

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