God bless you, this time we present you a series of Bible Verses about Fear. As mentioned in these verses, as children of God we must fear God, leaving aside the fear that may surround our lives. They also help us to overcome fear with examples of characters from the Bible who were afraid at a particular time.
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.
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.
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?
1 John 4:18
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.
1 Peter 5:7
Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.
2 Timothy 1:7
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
Fear of man will prove to be a snare,
but whoever trusts in the Lord is kept safe.
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?
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.
The Lord himself goes before you and will be with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged.
Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.
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.
So we say with confidence,
“The Lord is my helper; I will not be afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?”
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.”
Do not be afraid, little flock, for your Father has been pleased to give you the kingdom.
1 Peter 3:14
But even if you should suffer for what is right, you are blessed. “Do not fear their threats; do not be frightened.”
In God, whose word I praise—
in God I trust and am not afraid.
What can mere mortals do to me?
As a father has compassion on his children,
so the Lord has compassion on those who fear him.
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.”
Hearing this, Jesus said to Jairus, “Don’t be afraid; just believe, and she will be healed.”
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.
I, even I, am he who comforts you.
Who are you that you fear mere mortals,
human beings who are but grass.
Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God. Indeed, the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Don’t be afraid; you are worth more than many sparrows.
Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
A person’s riches may ransom their life,
but the poor cannot respond to threatening rebukes.
But the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid. I bring you good news that will cause great joy for all the people.”
Though an army besiege me,
my heart will not fear;
though war break out against me,
even then I will be confident.
We hope that each of these verses will help you understand the difference between the fear of God and what is related to fear, since many times they are terms that are confused. So with these biblical quotes you can calm your heart before the cowardice that can flood our lives.