11 Bible Verses To Help You Break Free From Fear

One of the best ways to combat fear is to take a deep breath and remind yourself of what's true. If you're struggling to even speak truth to yourself right now, then here are some verses to help calm your heart and mind and break the chains of of fear's paralyzing grip.

"For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline." - 2 Timothy 1:7

"Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me." - Psalm 23:4

"This is my command - be strong and courageous! Do not be afraid or discouraged. For the Lord your God is with you wherever you go." - Joshua 1:9

"The Lord is my light and my salvation - so why should I be afraid? The Lord is my fortress, protecting me from danger, so why should I tremble?" - Psalm 27:1

"But when I am afraid, I will put my trust in you." - Psalm 56:3

"Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand. His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus." - Philippians 4:6-7

"For I hold you by your right hand - I, the Lord your God. And I say to you, ‘Don’t be afraid. I am here to help you." - Isaiah 41:13

"Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear..." - 1 John 4:18a

"Be on guard. Stand firm in the faith. Be courageous. Be strong. And do everything with love." - 1 Corinthians 16:13-14

“I am leaving you with a gift—peace of mind and heart. And the peace I give is a gift the world cannot give. So don’t be troubled or afraid." - John 14:27

"God is our refuge and strength, always ready to help in times of trouble." - Psalm 46:1