28 Bible Verses about Fear
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.
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.
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.
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.
The Lord is with me; I will not be afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?
There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
Even though I walk
through the darkest valley,
I will fear no evil,
for you are with me;
your rod and your staff,
they comfort me.
Fear of man will prove to be a snare,
but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
The Lord is my light and my salvation—
whom shall I fear?
The Lord is the stronghold of my life—
of whom shall I be afraid?
Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.
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.”
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.
Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.
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.
I sought the Lord, and he answered me;
he delivered me from all my fears.
So we say with confidence,
“The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?”
But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.”
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
But when they saw him walking on the lake, they thought he was a ghost. They cried out, because they all saw him and were terrified. Immediately he spoke to them and said, “Take courage! It is I. Don’t be afraid.”
In God, whose word I praise—
in God I trust and am not afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?
Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.
But the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary; you have found favor with God. You will conceive and give birth to a son, and you are to call him Jesus.”
How abundant are the good things
that you have stored up for those who fear you,
that you bestow in the sight of all,
on those who take refuge in you.
As a father has compassion on his children,
so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him.
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