Here are the 50 most uplifting Bible scriptures on anxiety and stress.
“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.”
1 Peter 5:7
Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”
“Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing?”
1 Corinthians 10:13
No temptation has overtaken you that is not common to man. God is faithful, and he will not let you be tempted beyond your ability, but with the temptation he will also provide the way of escape, that you may be able to endure it.
1 John 4:18
There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.
1 John 4:4
Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world.
1 Peter 4:12
Beloved, do not be surprised at the fiery trial when it comes upon you to test you, as though something strange were happening to you.
1 Peter 5:10
And after you have suffered a little while, the God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, confirm, strengthen, and establish you.
2 Corinthians 12:9
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.
Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness.
You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.
But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.
“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.”
My inward parts are in turmoil and never still; days of affliction come to meet me.
“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.”
“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
“He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built.”
“But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.”
“But the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches and the desires for other things enter in and choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.”
“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
“A bruised reed he will not break, and a smoldering wick he will not quench, until he brings justice to victory.”
“As for what was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.”
“Teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”
“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.”
“Do not be like them, for your Father knows what you need before you ask him.”
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.
If you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet.
Out of my distress I called on the Lord; the Lord answered me and set me free.
This is my comfort in my affliction, that your promise gives me life.
I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.
In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.
“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”
Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us.
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.
The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.
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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.