Top 14 Bible Verses To Read When You’re Afraid

When you are afraid, it’s good to remember that God will never leave you, so to help remind you of that, here are the top 14 Bible verses to read when you’re afraid.

  1. 14

    Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Psalm 23:4Tweet this quote

  1. 13

    The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is safe.

Proverbs 29:25Tweet this quote

  1. 12

    Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine. When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overwhelm you; when you walk through fire you shall not be burned, and the flame shall not consume you.

Isaiah 43:1-2Tweet this quote

  1. 11

    But when the disciples saw him walking on the sea, they were terrified, and said, “It is a ghost!” and they cried out in fear. But immediately Jesus spoke to them, saying, Take heart; it is I. Do not be afraid.

Matthew 14:26-27Tweet this quote

  1. 10

    I sought the LORD, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

Psalm 34:4Tweet this quote

  1. 9

    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 4:18Tweet this quote

Fear is born of Satan

  1. 8

    For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

2 Timothy 1:7Tweet this quote

  1. 7

    Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

Luke 12:32Tweet this quote

  1. 6

    For I am sure 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.

Romans 8:38-39Tweet this quote

With the power of God within us, we need never fear the powers around us

  1. 5

    For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, Abba! Father!

Romans 8:15Tweet this quote

  1. 4

    When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?

Psalm 56:3-4Tweet this quote

  1. 3

    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.

Joshua 1:9Tweet this quote

  1. 2

    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.

Isaiah 41:10Tweet this quote

  1. 1

    And he said to them, “Why are you afraid, O you of little faith?” Then he rose and rebuked the winds and the sea, and there was a great calm.

Matthew 8:26Tweet this quote

Meet your fears with faith


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