24 Calming Bible Verses for Anxiety To Ease Your Stress

Anxiety has such a wide range of severity. If you are experiencing extreme anxiety, please tell someone and seek help. While they still may help in extreme situations, these Bible verses for anxiety are intended to help combat everyday anxiety caused by life’s events, demands, and expectations.

We’ve all been there. An unexpected diagnosis. A looming deadline. A dwindling balance at the bank. Broken relationships. And, the list goes on.

When life hits too hard, we’re tempted to worry. Our minds become consumed with what-ifs and regrets. Instead of giving in to anxious thoughts, use these Bible verses to focus your mind on God. He is the one in control, and He loves you dearly.

Breathe A Bit Deeper With These Bible Verses for Anxiety

  1. God will comfort you.

“I will comfort you there in Jerusalem as a mother comforts her child.” Isaiah 66:13

2. God will take care of you.

“Give your burdens to the LORD, and he will take care of you. He will not permit the godly to slip and fall.” Psalm 55:22

3. You can have peace in Christ.

“I have told you all this so that you may have peace in me. Here on earth you will have many trials and sorrows. But take heart, because I have overcome the world.” John 16:33

4. God heals your hurt from anxiety.

“He heals the brokenhearted and bandages their wounds.” Psalm 147:3

5. God comforts others through you.

“All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort. He comforts us in all our troubles so that we can comfort others. When they are troubled, we will be able to give them the same comfort God has given us. For the more we suffer for Christ, the more God will shower us with his comfort through Christ.” 2 Corinthians 1:3-5

Janna Firestone
Janna Firestone
Janna lives in Northern Colorado with her husband and two teenage boys. You’ll often find her hiking, paddleboarding, or enjoying a good board game indoors. She's an unapologetic Dallas Cowboys fan, and an even bigger fan of coffee, dry shampoo, and authentic conversations.

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