Here are the 39 most comforting Bible scriptures on stress.
Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.
“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.”
Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved.
Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.
1 John 4:18
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 Peter 5:7
Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.
1 Peter 5:8
Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour.
2 Thessalonians 3:16
Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times in every way. The Lord be with you all.
2 Timothy 1:7
For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.
The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent.
Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us.
Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.”
You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you.
Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”
My inward parts are in turmoil and never still; days of affliction come to meet me.
“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me.”
“I have said these things to you, that in me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulation. But take heart; I have overcome the world.”
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”
And he said to his disciples, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will put on.”
“He is like a man building a house, who dug deep and laid the foundation on the rock. And when a flood arose, the stream broke against that house and could not shake it, because it had been well built.”
“But for you who fear my name, the sun of righteousness shall rise with healing in its wings. You shall go out leaping like calves from the stall.”
“As for what was sown among thorns, this is the one who hears the word, but the cares of the world and the deceitfulness of riches choke the word, and it proves unfruitful.”
“And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?”
“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”
“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.”
I can do all things through him who strengthens me.
Commit your work to the Lord, and your plans will be established.
If you faint in the day of adversity, your strength is small.
Trouble and anguish have found me out, but your commandments are my delight.
I have set the Lord always before me; because he is at my right hand, I shall not be shaken.
Commit your way to the Lord; trust in him, and he will act.
In peace I will both lie down and sleep; for you alone, O Lord, make me dwell in safety.
“Be still, and know that I am God. I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!”
When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul.
Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.
The God of peace will soon crush Satan under your feet. The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you.
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.
For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace.