Here are the 30 most encouraging Bible scriptures on letting go.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
1 Peter 5:7
Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
A fool gives full vent to his spirit, but a wise man quietly holds it back.
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
1 John 1:9
If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just to forgive us our sins and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.
2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
A time to seek, and a time to lose; a time to keep, and a time to cast away.
Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger.
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.
“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.
“And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
“Judge not, and you will not be judged; condemn not, and you will not be condemned; forgive, and you will be forgiven.”
Jesus said to him, “No one who puts his hand to the plow and looks back is fit for the kingdom of God.”
“For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.”
And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?
“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”
And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
Whoever conceals his transgressions will not prosper, but he who confesses and forsakes them will obtain mercy.
Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding.
“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”
When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul.
Beloved, never avenge yourselves, but leave it to the wrath of God, for it is written, “Vengeance is mine, I will repay, says the Lord.”
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Natalie Regoli is a child of God, devoted wife, and mother of two boys. She has a Master's Degree in Law from The University of Texas. Natalie has been published in several national journals and has been practicing law for 18 years.