Scriptures to Overcome Fear

By
read

Bookmark this page and come back to it daily as a prayer and verse-memorization tool. The best way to overcome fear is to fill your mind and heart with light—specifically the truths found in the Word of God.


Old Testament

“You must not fear them, for the Lord your God Himself fights for you.Deuteronomy 3:22 (NKJV)

“It is the Lord who goes before you. He will be with youHe will not leave you or forsake you. Do not fear or be dismayed.” Deuteronomy 31:8 (ESV)

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.Joshua 1:9 (NIV)

“In peace I will lie down and sleep, for you alone, LORD, make me dwell in safety.” Psalm 4:8 (NIV)

“The LORD is my rock, my fortress and my deliverer; my God is my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.” Psalm 18:2 (NIV)

“The LORD is my light and my salvation; Whom shall I fear? The LORD is the strength of my life; Of whom shall I be afraid?” Psalm 27:1 (NKJV)

“God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, even though the earth be removed, and though the mountains be carried into the midst of the sea” Psalm 46:1­2 (NKJV)

“Through God we will do valiantly, for it is He who shall tread down our enemies.” Psalm 60:12 (NKJV)

“…Surely He shall deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the perilous pestilence. He shall cover you with His feathers, and under His wings you shall take refuge; His truth shall be your shield and buckler. You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, nor of the arrow that flies by day.” Psalm 91:1­5 (NIV)

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He shall direct your paths.” Proverbs 3:5­6 (NKJV)

“When you lie down, you will not be afraid; when you lie down, your sleep will be sweet. Have no fear of sudden disaster or of the ruin that overtakes the wicked, for the LORD will be at your side and will keep your foot from being snared.Proverbs 3:24­26 (NIV)

“Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand.Isaiah 41:10 (NKJV)

“But now, this is what the LORD says—he who created you, Jacob, he who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have summoned you by name; you are mine.Isaiah 43:1 (NIV)

“In righteousness you will be established; You will be far from oppression, for you will not fear; And from terror, for it will not come near you.Isaiah 54:14 (NASB)


New Testament

“Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? Yet not one of them will fall to the ground outside your Father’s care. And even the very hairs of your head are all numbered. So don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.” Matthew 10:29­–31 (NIV)

“Do not fear, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.Luke 12:32 (NKJV)

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.” John 14:27 (NIV)

“For you did not receive the spirit of bondage again to fear, but you received the Spirit of adoption by whom we cry out, ‘Abba, Father.’” Romans 8:15 (NKJV)

“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.Philippians 4:6­7 (NKJV)

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful.” Colossians 3:15 (NIV)

“For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind.” 2 Timothy 1:7 (NKJV)

“Give all your worries and cares to God, for he cares about you.” 1 Peter 5:7 (NLT)

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves torment. But he who fears has not been made perfect in love.” 1 John 4:18 (NKJV)


Get notified about
new posts in your inbox

Subscribe to get these posts in your email inbox, plus teaching videos and upcoming events

Subscribe to get emails

New Testament Bible Reading Plan

Read through the New Testament in 50 days November 12th–December 31st, 2020.

View Reading Plan
Copyright © 2020 Hilltop House of Prayer. Site by Ink Blot Media Group | Privacy Policy | Terms & Conditions