Top 10 Bible verses to help you overcome fear

By: Cassie Phillips

Fear can be anyone’s enemy. Fear, uncertainty, and anxiousness can go hand and hand, causing panic and worry. In times like this where are world feels like it is shutting down, just remember God is on our side and we should not be afraid. With all of the fear and anxiety right now in the world turning to my faith is where I feel the safest. Here are my top 10 Bible verses against fear.

10: Isaiah 41:10

“Do not fear, for I am with you, do not be afraid, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my victorious right hand.”

9: Psalm 34:4

“I sought the Lord, and he answered me, and delivered me from all my fears.”

8: Isaiah 41:13

“For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you,” ” Do not fear, I will help you.”

7: 1 Peter 5:7

“Cast all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you.”

6: 1 Corinthians 16:13

“Keep alert, stand firm in your faith, be courageous, be strong.”

5: Matthew 6:34

“So do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring worries of its own. Today’s trouble is enough for today.”

4: Psalm 118:6

“With the Lord on my side I do not fear. What can mortals do to me?

3: Joshua 1:9

“I hereby command you: Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you whatever you go.”

2: 2 Timothy 1:7

“For God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline.”

1: Romans 8:38-39

“For I am convinced that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

Within the bible the phrase “fear not”, “do not be afraid”, or some variation against fear is brought up in the Bible 365 times. That would be one versus every day telling you not to fear. Fear and anxiety can overtake your life. In these times when uncertainty is present just know that you can turn to your faith. Although all of these versus are written differently you can take away very similar outlooks on them. If you believe in your faith, then cast all of your fears onto Him. He is always there for you. He will never leave you. He is always by your side. Everything happens for a reason, and no matter how afraid or worried you are right now, fill you mind with positivity and believe.

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