16 Verses To Overcome Fear

quotes to overcome fear

Is it possible that a man can be wretched and be afraid even though he has God for his friend? The answer is yes. We all experience fear in our lives at some point or another.

We fear the unknown. We are afraid of making the wrong decisions. There are others who fear darkness and death. Many live their lives in anxiety not know the next move to make.

But who is he that will harm you? God does not want us to live in fear. He wants us to trust Him every step of the way. He wants us to live by faith. If you or someone you know are dealing with a spirit of fear, here are some bible quotes that will help you to overcome and live a life of faith in God.

1.)  “Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand.” (Isaiah 41:10 NLT)

2.)  “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.” (Isaiah 41:13 NIV)

3.)  “Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the LORD your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.” (Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV)

4.)  “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.” (2 Timothy 1:7 NIV)

5.)  “Stop being afraid of those who kill the body but can’t kill the soul. Instead, be afraid of the one who can destroy both body and soul in hell.” (Matthew 10:28 ISV) 

6.)  “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 4:18 ESV)

7.)  “And who is he that will harm you, if you be followers of that which is good? But and if ye suffer for righteousness’ sake, happy are ye: and be not afraid of the terror, neither be troubled.” (1 Peter 3:13-14 KJV)


8.)  “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 son-ship. And by him we cry, “Abba, Father.” (Romans 8:15 NIV)

9.)  “Don’t be afraid, because you won’t be ashamed; don’t fear shame, for you won’t be humiliated – because you will forget the disgrace of your youth, and the reproach of your widowhood you will remember no more.” (Isaiah 54:4 ISV)

10.) “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.” (Psalm 23:4 NIV)

11.) “The LORD is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The LORD is the defense of my life; whom shall I dread?” (Psalm 27:1 NASB)

12.) “The LORD is with me; I  will not be afraid. What can mere mortals do to me?” (Psalm 118:6 NIV)

13.) “You that fear the LORD, trust in the LORD: he is their help and their shield.” (Psalm 115:11 KJV)

14.) “But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children’s children.” (Psalm 103:17 KJV)

15.) “When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise–in God I trust and am not afraid. What can mere mortals do to me.” (Psalm 56:3-4 NIV)

16.) “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith, be courageous, be strong.” (1 Corinthians 16:13 NIV)

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