Bible Verses About Fear And How To Overcome It

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Help for the Fearful Heart

If you have not had a time in your life where you have been afraid then either you are not human or you are lying. All of us at one time or another experience fear.

Recently I ran across a woman who was afraid of commitment. It has kept her from having a fulfilling life now for over 10 years. It is quite sad.

These Bible verses about fear will help you overcome all kinds of fear.

Whether you are afraid of a public place, or afraid of heights, or afraid of being alone, or as she was, afraid of commitment, these great scripture passages on overcoming fear will help you get beyond the bondage that fear can cause.

It is not God’s best that any of us to live in fear.

Scriptures Telling Us Not To Fear

Genesis 46:3

“I am God, the God of your father,” the voice said. “Do not be afraid to go down to Egypt, for there I will make your family into a great nation.

Numbers 14:9

Do not rebel against the LORD, and don’t be afraid of the people of the land. They are only helpless prey to us! They have no protection, but the LORD is with us! Don’t be afraid of them!”

Deuteronomy 3:22

Do not be afraid of the nations there, for the LORD your God will fight for you.’

Joshua 1:9

This is my command—be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the LORD your God is with you wherever you go.”

Joshua 10:8

“Do not be afraid of them,” the LORD said to Joshua, “for I have given you victory over them. Not a single one of them will be able to stand up to you.”

1 Chronicles 22:13

For you will be successful if you carefully obey the decrees and regulations that the LORD gave to Israel through Moses. Be strong and courageous; do not be afraid or lose heart!

1 Chronicles 28:20

Then David continued, “Be strong and courageous, and do the work. Don’t be afraid or discouraged, for the LORD God, my God, is with you. He will not fail you or forsake you. He will see to it that all the work related to the Temple of the LORD is finished correctly.

2 Chronicles 20:15

He said, “Listen, all you people of Judah and Jerusalem! Listen, King Jehoshaphat! This is what the LORD says: Do not be afraid! Don’t be discouraged by this mighty army, for the battle is not yours, but God’s.

Psalm 91:5

Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night, nor the arrow that flies in the day.

Isaiah 40:9

O Zion, messenger of good news, shout from the mountaintops! Shout it louder, O Jerusalem. Shout, and do not be afraid. Tell the towns of Judah, “Your God is coming!”

Isaiah 43:1

[ The Savior of Israel ] But now, O Jacob, listen to the LORD who created you. O Israel, the one who formed you says, “Do not be afraid, for I have ransomed you. I have called you by name; you are mine.

Isaiah 44:8

Do not tremble; do not be afraid. Did I not proclaim my purposes for you long ago? You are my witnesses—is there any other God? No! There is no other Rock—not one!”

Isaiah 54:4

“Fear not; you will no longer live in shame. Don’t be afraid; there is no more disgrace for you. You will no longer remember the shame of your youth and the sorrows of widowhood.

Haggai 2:5

My Spirit remains among you, just as I promised when you came out of Egypt. So do not be afraid.’

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Bible Verses About Fear to Help You Overcome It

1 John 4:18

Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love

Hebrews 13:6

So we can say with confidence, “The LORD is my helper, so I will have no fear. What can mere people do to me?”

Hebrews 2:15

Only in this way could he set free all who have lived their lives as slaves to the fear of dying.

2 Timothy 1:7

For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.

Romans 8:38

And I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love.

Romans 8:15

So you have not received a spirit that makes you fearful slaves. Instead, you received God’s Spirit when he adopted you as his own children. Now we call him, “Abba, Father.”

My Final Thoughts About Battling Fear

There is hope for you if you are paralyzed by fear. You do not have to stay that way or live your life always fearful of tomorrow.

Jesus said in John 8:36

“So if the Son sets you free, you are truly free.”

King David wrote, Psalm 68:6

“God places the lonely in families; he sets the prisoners free and gives them joy”,

So I am more than confident that if you will lay down your fears and put your trust in the Lord, you too can be free from the fear that is binding you.

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