Bible Verses of Encouragement through Times of Fear

20 Bible Verses of Encouragement through Times of Fear

1. 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.” (NIV)
2. 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 wherever you go.” (NRSV)
3. Psalm 23:4 → Yea, though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil: for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me. (KJV)
4. Psalm 27:1 → The Lord is my light and my salvation—so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble? (NLT)
5. Psalm 34:4 → I prayed to the Lord, and he answered me. He freed me from all my fears. (NLT)
6. Psalm 46:10 → “Be still and know that I am God! I will be honored by every nation. I will be honored throughout the world.” (NLT)
7. Psalm 56:3-4 → When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I raise—in God I trust and am not afraid. (NIV)
8. Psalm 94:19 → When doubts filled my mind, your comfort gave me renewed hope and cheer. (NLT)
9. Psalm 118:6 → The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid. (NIV)
10. Isaiah 41:10 → So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. (NIV)
11. Isaiah 41:13 → For I am the Lord your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, “Do not fear; I will help you.” (NIV)
12. Isaiah 43:1-2 → “Do not be afraid—I will save you. I have called you by name—you are mine. When you pass through deep waters, I will be with you; your troubles will not overwhelm you. When you pass through fire, you will not be burned; the hard trials that come will not hurt you. (GNT)
13. Jeremiah 1:8 → “And don’t be afraid …, for I will be with you and will protect you. I, the Lord, have spoken!” (NLT)
14. Matthew 6:34 → “So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today.” (NLT)
15. John 14:27 → “I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So, don’t be troubled or afraid.” (NLT)
16. Romans 8:15 → The Spirit you received does not make you slaves, so that you live in fear again; rather, the Spirit you received brought about your adoption to sonship. And by Him we cry, “Abba, Father.” (NIV)
17. 1 Corinthians 16:13 → Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. (NIV)
18. 2 Timothy 1:7 → For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline. (NIV)
19. Hebrews 13:6 → So we say with confidence, “The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid…” (NIV)
20. 1 Peter 5:7 → Leave all your worries with him, because he cares for you. (GNT)