31 Scriptures to Help Overcome Fear

Fear is a thief and a liar. it is trying to prevent you from fulfilling your destiny in God by exposing you to false, demonic realities. When you agree with what fear tells you, you are believing an “evil report.” This is not God’s plan for your life.

You don’t have to let fear push you around…anymore!

Calm your heart and sense the peace of God as you read and ponder upon and even pray using these 31 Scriptures to help overcome fear.

  1. For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. 2 Tim. 1:7, (NKJV).
  2. Have I not commanded you? Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” Joshua 1:9 (NKJV).
  3. Even though I walk through the [sunless] valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me; Your rod [to protect] and Your staff [to guide], they comfort and console me. Psalm 23:4, (AMP).
  4. Inasmuch then as the children have partaken of flesh and blood, He Himself likewise shared in the same, that through death He might destroy him who had the power of death, that is, the devil, and release those who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject to bondage. Hebrews 2:14-15 (NKJV).
  5. For what I fear comes upon me, and what I dread encounters me. Job 3:25, (NASB).
  6. ‘Do not fear [anything], for I am with you; Do not be afraid, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, be assured I will help you; I will certainly take hold of you with My righteous right hand [a hand of justice, of power, of victory, of salvation].’ Isaiah 41:10, (AMP).
  7. I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand and say to you, ‘Don’t be afraid; I will help you.’ Isaiah 41:13, (AMP).
  8. 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).
  9. 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,” Romans 8:15, (NIV).
  10. Let your conduct be without covetousness; be content with such things as you have. For He Himself has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we may boldly say: “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear. What can man do to me?” Hebrews 13:5-6 (NKJV).
  11. 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).
  12. When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. Psalm 56:3, (NIV).
  13. Say to those with an anxious and panic-stricken heart, “Be strong, fear not!
    Indeed, your God will come with vengeance [for the ungodly]; The retribution of God will come, but He will save you.” Isaiah 35:4, (AMP).
  14. A person’s fear sets a trap for him, but one who trusts the Lord is safe. Proverbs 29:25, (GW).
  15. When you lie down, you will not be afraid. As you lie there, your sleep will be sweet. Proverbs 3:24, (GW).
  16. The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him,
    and he delivers them. Psalm 34:7, (NIV).
  17. I sought the Lord, and he heard me, and delivered me from all my fears. Psalm 34:4, (KJV).
  18. As soon as Jesus heard the word that was spoken, he saith unto the ruler of the synagogue, be not afraid, only believe. Mark 5:36, (KJV).
  19. 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, (KJV).
  20. I will not be afraid of ten thousands of people, that have set themselves against me round about. Psalm 3:6, (KJV).
  21. You shall not be afraid of the terror by night, Nor of the arrow that flies by day, Psalm 91:5, (NKJV).
  22. His heart is upheld, he will not fear while he looks [with satisfaction] on his adversaries. Psalm 112:8, (AMP).
  23. There is no fear in love [dread does not exist]. But perfect (complete, full-grown) love drives out fear, because fear involves [the expectation of divine] punishment, so the one who is afraid [of God’s judgment] is not perfected in love [has not grown into a sufficient understanding of God’s love]. 1 John 4:18, (AMP).
  24. Don’t be afraid or intimidated by others, for God will bring everything out into the open and every secret will be told. Matthew 10:26, (TPT).
  25. Though an army besiege me, my heart will not fear; though war break out against me, even then I will be confident. Psalm 27:3, (NIV).
  26. 1God is our refuge and strength [mighty and impenetrable], a very present and well-proved help in trouble. Therefore we will not fear, though the earth should change and though the mountains be shaken and slip into the heart of the seas, though its waters roar and foam, though the mountains tremble at its roaring. Psalm 46:1-3, (AMP).
  27. Pour out all your worries and stress upon Him and leave them there, for He always tenderly cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7, (TPT).
  28. And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19, (NIV).
  29. Don’t be afraid of those who want to kill your body; they cannot touch your soul. Fear only God, who can destroy both soul and body in hell. Matthew 10:28, (NLT).
  30. I praise God for what he has promised. I trust in God, so why should I be afraid? What can mere mortals do to me? Psalm 56:4, (NLT).
  31. “Don’t be afraid; just believe.” Mark 5:36, (NIV).


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